Recent Changes

Changed on 20 January 2019

Changed on 16 January 2019

Changed on 14 January 2019

The first page of this resource will help students to identify consonants and vowels, which then leads onto CVC word building and reading skills.

Pages 2 & 3 have two short texts that my students enjoyed very much. These help students practise reading and identifying the structure of CVC words. They will then be able to answer simple comprehension questions.

You may want to cut up the passages and set up a jigsaw reading activity. Can be used with lower level students.

Level
E1
E2
English
Functional English - writing
Wt/E2.1
Wt/E1.1
Rw/E1.2
Rt/E1.1
Functional English - reading
ESOL
ESOL Reading
ESOL Rw/E1.2a
Context
Animal care, farming & equine

Changed on 14 January 2019

Make cvc words, one per group of 3 letter jumbled words. For Entry Level 1 or higher level learners who have literacy gaps.

Editor's note

Fully mapped to the revised Functional English content (2019) - with answers and a complete list of E1 reading and spelling expectations.

Level
E1
English
FE E1.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
FE E1.15 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1

Changed on 14 January 2019

Entry Level 1 phonics cleverly disguised as a board game for 2-4 players. Based on Annie Hammersley's Dolch Words board game (still available, refer to ' See Also' for link) of 2009.

Choice of 5 boards that cover Dolch words, - aw- words and  -i-e (long 'I' silent e words).  Fully mapped to the revised Functional English content (2019) - with a complete list of E1 reading and spelling expectations. Extension activities also include spelling.

Editor's note

Level
E1
English
FE E1.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1

Changed on 14 January 2019

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
E2
E1
M8
English
Functional English - writing
Rw/E2.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Functional English - reading
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E1.1
ESOL
General ESOL
General
Dyslexia support

Changed on 14 January 2019

Great card game that encourages E1 learners to look more deeply into the content of words. For learners who spell phonetically, the game can also be used to develop an awareness of short vowel sounds.
Best laminated. With detailed instructions and extension ideas.

Level
E1
English
Rw/E1.2

Changed on 14 January 2019

26 picture cards with upper and lower case letters on reverse. Use as flashcards, game cards or matching cards. 3 pages with full curriculum links and teaching ideas.

Level
M8
E1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
Rw/E1.2
Ww/E1.3
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.2
Rw/M8.1
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.2a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
ESOL Rw/E1.2a

Changed on 14 January 2019

Sort letters from symbols, handwriting practice, write upper/lower case letters.

Level
M7
M8
E1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.3
Rw/M8.1
Rw/M7.1
Ww/M8.1
Ww/M7.1
Rtc/M7.1

Changed on 14 January 2019

Covers many common phonemes (initial consonants, vowel and consonant digraphs) and blends. Look at and say the letter sound then click to see a related picture and spelling.

Level
M8
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
Rw/E2.2
Pre-entry
Ww/M8.2
Rw/M8.1
Rw/M8.2
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.2a
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
ESOL Rw/E2.3a