## Apostrophe dominoes

Great way to practise the use of apostrophes in contractions. 28 dominoes, and instructions for several different games.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
English
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

## Spell the days of the week (interactive LSCWC)

A set of two resources – PPT and PDF file. Updated in 2008. Please ensure you download the PDF file as this includes full teaching instructions for the PPT.

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
English
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Ww/M8.1 Write with appropriate grip making many controlled letter shapes & using a conventional sequence of letters
General
Dyslexia support

## Place value homework v1

Covers all aspects of L1-2 whole number place value – comparing, ascending / descending order, writing numbers as words, greater than / less than symbols, etc.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
AN N1/L1.1 Place value to millions. < and > symbols
N1/L2.1

## L1 and L2, Whole numbers - assessment paper.

Half term assessment paper. Covers all L1-2 N1 (Whole number) elements except ratio and proportion. Please also download the separate answer sheet (see below).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
Whole Numbers

## 1 2 3 Warm up activities

Covers mental maths with the four operations and can be extended to cover odd, even & square numbers; multiples; etc. Nothing else needed!

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N1/E3.6
N1/E3.5
N1/E3.3
N1/L1.5
N1/L1.6
N1/L2.2

## Estate Agents Ads and Holiday cottages

A shared text for group work. Two houses for sale and a garage (all based on real Estate Agents’ ads – the garage description is rather amusing!). Plus a detailed description of a holiday cottage. Use for: studying fact – opinion, adjectives, descriptive – persuasive language, preparation for group or individual writing projects. Originally used as preparation for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002. Best printed and enlarged to A3 – give each student a copy and encourage annotation, underlining, highlighting etc.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Adult Literacy Rs/E3.2 Use implicit & explicit knowledge of word types/order to help with decoding/predicting meaning
Adult Literacy Rs/L1.1 Use implicit and explicit grammatical knowledge
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2 Identify the purpose of a text and infer meaning which is not explicit

## Chomwell Green house for sale

Chomwell Green is a picture prompt for shared group writing at any level. Originally used as an overhead transpareny for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002 but could also be displayed on an interactive whiteboard. With teaching ideas and sample texts showing the use of positive and negative adjectives. One of a set of popular Chomwell Green resources (see below).

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Adult Literacy Rs/E3.2 Use implicit & explicit knowledge of word types/order to help with decoding/predicting meaning
Adult Literacy Rs/L1.1 Use implicit and explicit grammatical knowledge
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2 Identify the purpose of a text and infer meaning which is not explicit
AL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writing
Adult Lit Wt/L1.1 Plan and draft writing

## Multi-purpose card based resources for Entry literacy & numeracy

One of our most popular resources has now been given a facelift. Includes ‘Follow Me’ warm-up activity cards on ordering days, months and seasons – for group numeracy sessions (EL1-EL3), also suitable for Literacy (Reading levels E1-E3). Small cards for matching months/days to abbreviations or order. Larger cards for playing matching / sorting games /alphabetical ordering and spelling. Useful key word reference sheets connected to time and numbers. Cheque writing help. Match upper and lower case key words. With dozens of teaching ideas. Best printed on card or laminated.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Ww/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.3
Rw/E2.1
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E2.4
Ww/E2.1
Maths
MSS1/E1.2
MSS1/E2.3
AN MSS1/E3.3
AN N1/E1.2 Read & write numbers up to 10 inc. zero
AN N1/E1.3 Order & compare numbers up to 10 inc. zero
AN N1/E2.2 Read, write, order & compare numbers to 100; odd even nos.

## Adding suffixes er or ar to make nouns

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
Adult Literacy Rs/E3.2 Use implicit & explicit knowledge of word types/order to help with decoding/predicting meaning
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

## Which suffix -cian -ssion, sion or tion?

An extensive 13 page resource that had a major facelift in 2007. Covers parts of speech (nouns and verbs), spelling rules, writing sentences, vocabulary, adding and removing suffixes and much more. With extensive teaching notes, student aims sheet, and ideas for using as a multisensory resource.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Adult Literacy Rs/E3.2 Use implicit & explicit knowledge of word types/order to help with decoding/predicting meaning
Adult Literacy Rs/L1.1 Use implicit and explicit grammatical knowledge
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.3
Ws/E3.1
Ws/L1.1
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words