Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words

Apply own life experience and knowledge to check out plausible meanings of a sentence as a whole when decoding unfamiliar words (a) Understand that an unknown word must make sense in the context of the complete sentence, and that this will rule out most alternatives

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:

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

11 super pages of Entry 2 resources based on this popular soap. Cloze exercises, sentence matching, alphabetical order, form filling, comprehension, punctuation and more.

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

A sentence level activity to encourage and improve decoding skills. Match the 9 photos to sentences about each Coronation Street star’s personality.

Level
Entry Level 2
English
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

4 worksheets (2 for E2-E3, 2 for E3-L1) that also help with reading, decoding, spelling and vocabulary. Ideal for class or homework.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Rs/E3.2
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
AL Ws/E2.2 Use Adjectives

Help your child choose presents and write a letter to Santa (great for family learning groups). Includes a cloze / writing frame.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Rs/E3.2
Wt/E2.1
AL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writing
Wt/E3.4

A very popular 29 page booklet with 14 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word, sentence and text focus activities to accompany related on-screen resources (below). Updated in 2006.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Li…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found)

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Rs/E2.4
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
AL Rw/E1.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rw/M8.1
pE Rw/M8.3
pE Ww/M8.1
Context
Sport

A huge 15 page resource that had a major facelift in 2007. Covers parts of speech (nouns and verbs), imperatives, spelling rules, words with more than one meaning, spelling strategies and much more. With extensive teaching notes, student aims sheet, and ideas for contextualisation and using as a multisensory resource.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
Ws/E3.1
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.5
Rw/E2.3
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
Rs/E3.2
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Ww/E2.2