Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning

Use knowledge of simple sentence structure and word order to help decipher unfamiliar words and predict meaning (a) Understand that sentences follow grammatical patterns, and certain types of words are more likely to occur in some places than others

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:

This activity is in two parts.Firstly, learners should use the cards to match the words to their meanings. Next they should use the fill in worksheet to give an example for each one. Full instructions included.In addition to parts of speech it also includes synonym and homophone terms.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L1.2
Rs/L2.1
Rs/L1.1
Rs/E3.2
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning

A literacy resource for learners to find words containing long A sounds made by different digraphs. This resource was written as a pairs activity although it can equally be an individual one. There are four pieces of texts each using words containing predominantly one particular digraph – ai, ey, ay, or eigh. Learners can then search for other long A sounds formed from different clusters within the same text. Peer marking and plenary extend the learning.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer texts
Rw/E3.5
Rw/E2.3
Rw/E3.3

Keep your Hair On is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes word hunt, gap-fill and true/false questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts

Just My Luck is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes word hunt, gap-fill and yes/no questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts

My Red Face is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes matching, gap-fill and yes/no questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts

At the Supermarket is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from New Leaf Books. Includes unscrambling, gap-fill and true/false questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts

A set of reading comprehension questions based on the short story by Tracy Richardson (see below). Also ideal for work on reading and writing simple sentences and general decoding / prediction work.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts
Ws/E1.1
Wt/E1.1
Wt/E2.1

A fabulous, topical set of Entry level resources based on the popular 2009 TV series. Covers reading comprehension, sentence structure, punctuation, planning writing (includes several writing frames), paragraphs, form filling and much more.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Form filling
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E2.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E2.4
Wt/E3.2
AL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writing
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

Coronation Street resources – 8 super pages of Entry 2 resources based on this popular soap. Cloze exercise, matching game, alphabetical order, form filling, punctuation and more.
Adapted from Sally Shipton’s Emmerdale resource (see below).

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Form filling
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts
Rw/E2.4
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Ws/E2.1
AL Ws/E2.2 Use Adjectives
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Context
Art Film Media Music TV