Adult Literacy, Functional English, and GCSE Resources

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A great handout to help with spelling and working out the meaning of unfamiliar words. Covers sow, bow, invalid, row and minute.

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Ww/E2.2
Ww/E3.2
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Rw/E2.2
Rw/E3.5
Ww/L1.1

Reference sheet (for students and teacher) with examples and tips to help you remember what these words mean. Would also make a good classroom poster if blown up to A3.

Level
L1
L2
English
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.3
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1

Charlie’s search for a Mothers’ Day present is a wonderful comprehension exercise written especially to practice reading consonant digraphs. Vicky suggests this resource is used in conjunction with Karen White’s consonant digraph worksheet. A simplifed Entry 1 version and a related E2/E3 crossword are also available.

Level
E2
E1
English
Wt/L2.1
Rt/E2.1
Ww/E1.3

Originally created for a dyslexic student student who had learned to spell the word ‘laughter’. Use as an example for students to follow when making other word maps (but encourage them to make their own maps and make their own ‘connections’).

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E3.2
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1
General
Dyslexia support

A word map designed to help students build words and make vocabulary connections. Use for spelling, 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
Ww/L1.1

A unique and refreshing way to introduce or reinforce previous work on capital letters. Jo came up with this idea after using Margaret Lagoyianni’s ‘We need capital letters’. You will need a shopping bag and other miscellaneous items!

Level
L1
E3
E2
English
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4

A two term SoW based around the DfES Skills for Life learning materials (Unit 1 – Lost and Found) available free from the Excellence Gateway. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Literacy_Entry_1_Unit…
Related medium term plans are also available (see below)

Level
E1
English
General literacy / English

Silent letter Scrabble helps students practice spelling and recognising words with silent letters. This resource is made up of three files (see below): a PDF word list (best used as an OHT or displayed on an interactive whiteboard), a Word template to make your own Scrabble letter game tiles, and a PDF overview / help document.

Level
E3
English
Ww/E3.2

Syllables Millionaire is a great PowerPoint game in the style of ‘Who wants to be a Millionaire’, including embedded sound. Focuses on the use of syllables as a spelling aid – with graduated questions. The PPT file can easily be edited and used to check learning at the end of any literacy or numeracy topic that lends itself to a quiz format.

Please also download the PDF overview / help sheet below.

Level
E3
English
Ww/E3.2
Syllables

Suffixes and SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review). Two more wonderful mind maps from Nikki Brown. One summarises spelling rules for adding suffixes and is accompanied by 3 pages of revision worksheets. The second one sums up the SQ3R reading strategy – which can be useful for dyslexia and general reading support.
Please also download the separate answer sheet for the suffix questions.

Level
L1
L2
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
Reading: text focus (comprehension)
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1
General
Dyslexia support