Rw/L2.1

Read and understand technical vocabulary
(a) Understand that specialist fields of knowledge, skill and interest have an associated technical vocabulary
(b) Understand that the purpose of technical vocabulary is to express precision of meaning
(c) Understand that technical vocabulary is often coined by adapting or extending the meaning of existing words and word patterns, or building new words using known roots/prefixes/ suffixes - and that this can provide clues to the meaning of unknown words, e.g. computer menu, astronaut micro-surgery
(d) Understand when it is possible to make an informed guess at the meaning of technical vocabulary using knowledge and context, and when it is necessary to look up the meaning in a dictionary or glossary

The ‘number two’ word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration. Another addition to our popular series of word root / letter string maps. Guaranteed to get students (and teachers) thinking about the number two in a different light!

Level
L1
L2
English
Word origins
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

The ‘number one’ word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration. Another addition to our popular series of word root / letter string maps. Guaranteed to get students (and teachers) thinking about the number one in a different light!

Level
L2
L1
English
Word origins
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L1.3

Electrical words crossword consists of 21 word and clues – great vocabulary and spelling practice for learners on electronics / electrical courses or anyone with an interest in this topic. Makes a good revision or warm up activity.

Please note you must download the free Eclipse software before you can use the ecw (Eclipse crossword) file below. See our Good Software – Eclipse Crossword entry for more information.

Level
L2
English
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
Context
Electrical, Electronics & Technology

Lots of ideas for using our Word Root and Letter String Maps (see below) in creative and multi-sensory ways!

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Ww/E3.2
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

Word root ‘port’ (to carry) word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration! Designed to help students build words and make vocabulary connections. Use for spelling, parts of speech, affixes, or vocabulary work. Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

Level
L1
L2
E3
English
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
Ww/E3.2
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.5
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals

Very useful for all types of spelling, vocabulary or alphabetical ordering work.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

An interactive PPT that is ideal for spelling and vocabulary revision (for L1 and 2 tests). Use for whole group work or individual brush-up sessions. With type-in boxes for students to enter correct spellings / words, plus other suggested writing /dictionary tasks. Covers 9 common prefixes.

Level
L1
L2
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

Letter string ‘eigh’ – word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration! Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Ww/E3.2
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

A word map designed to help students build words and make vocabulary connections (and for teacher reference / inspiration!). Use for spelling, affixes, parts of speech, or vocabulary work. Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Ww/E3.2
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

Lots of ideas here for themed Word Level starters. Give your lessons a longitudinal structure and improve students’ dictionary, speaking, spelling and vocabulary skills in small steps across the academic year. Originally used in a series of 30 lessons in a mixed ability classes (E3-L2). With suggestions for further resources and shared texts, related words, revision, spelling tips, speaking activities and more.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
Ww/E3.2
Rw/E3.1
Rw/E3.3
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.1
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L2.2
SLc/E3.1
SLc/E3.3
SLc/L1.1
SLc/L1.3
SLc/L1.4
SLc/L2.1
SLc/L2.3
SLc/L2.4
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words