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Phonics worksheets. Fill in missing initial consonant digraphs to complete the word next to each picture. 5 words and pictures per page, with answer sheet.

Note: Sept 2011 – picture added and curriculum mapping improved.

Level
Entry Level 1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
Ww/E1.3

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5 hand drawn storyboards – shopping, holidays, swimming, getting-up and a bank robbery! Pictures can be cut up, muddled and re-sequenced; simple sentences written out to match with pictures; sentences written in the present to be changed to past tense (ESOL); write sentences then join with conjunctions e.g. then, next; or simply as prompts for conversation and discussion.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E2.1
Wt/E1.1
Wt/E2.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.4 Listen to and follow simple and brief narratives
pre-Entry SLc/M7.1 Communicate ideas, choices, events referring to past, present, future
pre-Entry SLc/M7.2 Use conjunctions inc. 'and' & 'but' to link ideas & add new detail
pre-Entry SLc/M8.1 Use key words, signs, symbols when communicating about own experiences, and to recount a narrative
pre-Entry Rti/M7.1 Demonstrate an interest in the activity of reading
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Wt/M8.1 Understand that words/signs/symbols/images convey information
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E1.1a Construct a simple sentence, using basic word order & verb form
ESOL Ws/E2.1a Construct simple and compound sentences
ESOL Wt/E1.1a Compose very simple text to communicate ideas or basic information
ESOL Wt/E2.1a Compose simple text, selecting appropriate format for the genre and purpose

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Fraction multiple choice questions v1. 7 level 1, 7 level 2 questions, answer sheet.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
Fractions decimals & percentages

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Editable online interactive Word worksheet. Explore various sites to practice adding -ed and -ing suffixes and investigate irregular past tense verbs. Uses the Guide to Grammar and Writing http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ and English Zone http://www.english-zone.com

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Ws/E3.2
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E3.2a Use basic sentence grammar accurately
ESOL Ww/E2.1b Use knowledge of sound–symbol relationships & phonological patterns when spelling

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Phonics worksheets. Students to practise long and short vowels and link pictures with the correct word.

Note: Sept 2011 – picture added and curriculum mapping improved.

Level
Entry Level 1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
Ww/E1.3

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Designed as an end of year activity for an Entry 3 – Level 1 literacy class at Abingdon and Witney College. Use as individual worksheets, a group class exercise, paired work, homework or a quiz. Most questions are based on ‘Words of the Week’: these are words that had been focused upon in various classes throughout the year (see below).

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Adult Literacy Rs/L1.1 Use implicit and explicit grammatical knowledge
Rs/E3.3
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies

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Read a web page (included in the resource) about the Hilton and answer 7 multiple choice (level 1 exam-style) questions covering comprehension, spelling and grammar. With teaching ideas and answer sheet.

Level
Level 1
English
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts

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Another resource in our popular Chomwell Green series (see below). A lovely shared text with a touch of humour! Created and used by a literacy volunteer during a series of lessons on descriptive writing. Text can be used for a multitude of activities but is particularly good for work on prefixes and suffixes, and punctuation. Best enlarged to A3 to allow for annotation and highlighting. Includes suggested exercises and teaching ideas.

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.5
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
AL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer texts
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals

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Florence was not just a famous nurse, she was also a very good mathematician. Use this resource to introduce pie charts, promote class discussion and learn some history!

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
Context
Health, Social care, Early years
History, culture, museums, libraries

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A fun investigation for Level 1 and 2 (with ideas for Entry level).

Note: You will need at least one set of dolls per pair of students.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.7
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L2.3