Adult Literacy, Functional English, and GCSE Resources

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First 100 high frequency keywords typed out on excel in alphabetical order.

Editor’s note
A multitude of uses! Spelling or reading assessments / revision, making flash cards, etc.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 1
M8
English
Functional English - writing
Rw/E2.1
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Functional English reading
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E1.1
ESOL
General ESOL
General
Dyslexia support

Set of four graduated activities for preEntry up to Entry Level 2 ideal for mixed ability literacy and ESOL groups. Colour word cards provided.
Match identical pictures (Milestones 6-7)
Match or write colour words to pictures (Milestone 8 – Entry 1)
Simple cloze activity (E1-E2)

Level
M6
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Pre-entry
pE Rw/M6.1
pE Rw/M6.2
pE Rw/M7.3
pE Rw/M8.3
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.2b
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rs/E2.1c Use sentence context to decode unknown words
ESOL Rs/E2.1b Use knowledge of simple and compound sentence structure to work out meaning
ESOL Rs/E1.1a Read and recognise simple sentence structures:

Root word family cards are two sets of flash cards that can be used to visualise the concept of root words to entry level and L1 students.

The entry level cards contain a number of root words and their word families, with a picture representation of each word. The level one sheet contains a higher level of vocabulary and the pictures have been removed.

Lesson Ideas

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.1
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Ww/E2.2
ESOL
ESOL Ww/L1.1a
ESOL Ww/E3.1a
ESOL Ww/E2.1b
ESOL Rw/L1.3a Recognise and understand an increasing range of vocabulary
ESOL Rw/L1.1a Use reference material to find the meaning of unfamiliar words
ESOL Rw/E3.5a
ESOL Rw/E3.1a
ESOL Rw/E2.3a

Set of integrated form filling resources used in an E1-2 ESOL class but also suitable for E3 Literacy and E2 Functional English. Includes key words and pictures, synonyms matching activity and two short reading / form filling tasks.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Functional English - writing
Rw/E3.2
Functional English reading
Form filling
ESOL
ESOL Wt/E2.1b
ESOL Rw/E2.1a

A lovely set of 24 cards to be used as inspiration for creative writing (E3-L2) or sentence level writing (E1-2). Topics include sport, lottery win, hobbies, summer, beach, school days, and fame.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
AL Writing: composition

2007-08 Premiership and Championship football team cards for alphabetical ordering and/or reading practice. Simple but popular and useful resource that can be quickly differentiated for different levels by removing multiple teams beginning with same letter, working with all cards or just premiership cards, etc. Best enlarged to A3 and laminated.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E3.4
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
Context
Sport

48 word and matching ‘picture clue’ cards – with detailed teaching ideas.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

49 slides to use as needed for spelling and vocabulary practice with ESOL and Literacy students. Could also be printed out (for example, 6 to a page) and used as traditional card flashcards.

Please see notes area on slide 1 for updated teaching ideas inc ‘charades’ (E1-3) and sentence level ideas for Level 1and 2 which make this resource suitable for mixed ability classes (E1-L2).

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Ww/E1.1
Ww/E2.1
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words

36 word and matching ‘picture clue’ cards – with detailed teaching ideas. Further related activities available below.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

27 pictures of different jobs and matching word cards – plus lots of teaching ideas for Entry 1 and 2 literacy and ESOL classes.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E1.1
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E2.2
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.2a
ESOL Rw/E2.2a
ESOL Rw/E2.3a
ESOL Sc/E1.1b Articulate the sounds of English to be comprehensible to a sympathetic native speaker
ESOL Sc/E2.1b Articulate the sounds of English to make meaning understood
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b
ESOL Ww/E2.1a
ESOL Ww/E2.1b
Context
Employment skills & Public services