This resource is a writing task which asks the learners to use relevant literary devices (languages features) to compose a ‘For Sale’ ad for a house.
Prior to commencing the task, the learners are made aware of the following devices using a card match activity:
This is a game to form new words using syllables.All these words have three parts to them and multiple words can be made using different parts in different order
I have used this with L1 and L2 learners and they love it. I let them work in groups – no more than 5 otherwise it gets a bit too busy and confusing.
You may need to have pre-taught some common prefixes and suffixes and rules; how prefixes never change the spelling of the root word they join, etc..
This is a set of ‘shun’ suffix word cards to accompany the “Which suffix -cian -ssion, sion or tion?” resource (see below).
Print the sheets onto card or have them laminated, then cut up the individual root word cards for learners to sort under the correct headings.
E3-L2 Literacy glossary is a straightforward 1 page glossary which describes terms such as: verb, adjective, suffix, tense, prefix, vowel, etc. Also makes a good card match game or fill in exercise (see p2).
Two different multi-sensory activities – both make ideal starters.
1) pin-up sentence sorting (choice of generic, IT or beauty cards)
2) apostrophe dominoes.