Rw/E3.4

Use first and second place letters to find and sequence words in alphabetical order
(a) Understand alphabetical order
(b) Understand the importance of the alphabetical order of letters within a word

A substantial 3 page text about capital city’s landmarks and tourist attractions. Ideal for students living in or visiting London. Followed by 6 pages of activities including questions, true/false, wordsearch, dictionary and alphabetical order work.

Level
E3
L1
English
Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Rt/E3.1
Rt/L1.1
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rt/L1.5
Rw/E3.4
AL Recognise and understand a range of words
Rw/E3.3
Writing: text focus (composition)
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A straightforward but very useful sheet covering ordering by first and second letters, and dictionary work.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E2.3
Rw/E3.3

Ideal for anyone interested in cars. Use for first or second place ordering.

Level
E3
E2
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E2.4
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

Football Fun provides instructions and extra alphabetical ordering and reading activities to accompany the Premiership and Championship football team cards (see below). Ideal for football fans of all ages.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E3.4
Context
Sport

Autumn Festivals – Entry 3 comprehension questions (also includes alphabetical ordering and dictionary work) based on a short text about autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths. The short text is from the Autumn Apple Cake resource (see below) which you will also have to download.

Level
E3
English
Rt/E3.1
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E3.3

First created for E3 MV students and a fabulous way to motivate students by using technical vocabulary from their own area of study. Includes info/answer sheet, matching game (12 words), alphabetical ordering, spelling and a crossword. For individual or group challenges.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L2.1
Ww/L2.1
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

5 page information- and work-book written for NVQ 1-2 catering students working on their ‘local hospitality provision’ project. (Covers alphabetical order and word meanings).

Level
E3
L1
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E3.3
Rw/L1.1
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Retail Hospitality Customer service

Wimbledon is a simplified text for E1-2 with comprehension, dictionary and sentence-writing questions followed by alphabetical ordering work on the men’s/women’s top seeds.
Editor’s note
June 2017 – fully updated – now with 2017 lists of seeds plus Functional Skills mapping, answers.
(First uploaded June 2008 but updated in 2009, 2010, 2016, 2017)

Level
E3
E2
E1
English
Functional English - writing
Rw/E3.4
Rt/E2.4
Rt/E2.1
Functional English reading
Context
Sport

A topical comprehension activity with two sets of differentiated questions (also includes alphabetical ordering) for E3-L1 and L2. Makes a great practice / revision activity before L1-2 exams. Based on a 2008 report on the BBC web site about the executive producer, Russel Davies, stepping down.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.1
Rt/L1.1
Rt/L2.1
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L2.7
Rw/E3.4
Rw/L2.3
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

An exciting short story specifically written for a school PEP group (post 16, entry level programme) and designed to be fun and interesting (especially for boys) and short enough to be completed in a one hour session (although the extension dictionary/sentence exercises could go on longer). With 9 questions and extension dictionary and sentence activities.

Level
E3
English
Fiction
Rt/E3.1
Rt/E3.4
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E3.3