pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols

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Recognise and select a combination of up to ten: words, signs, symbols linked to their personal vocabulary.

Source: Adult pre-entry curriculum framework for Literacy and Numeracy (DfES, 2002)

Four straightforward worksheets for M6-M8 – based on everyday objects beginning with the sounds of a e m r s or t.
4 worksheets plus curriculum mapping.

Level
M6
M7
M8
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLc/M6.1 Use phrases of up to 3 key words/signs to communicate simple ideas
pre-Entry Rw/M6.1 Match familiar objects to words, signs, symbols, images
pre-Entry Rw/M6.2 Recognise & read up to 5 personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M7.1 Recognise most letters of the alphabet on any given occasion.
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry M8.1 Understand that print conveys meaning
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.2 Understand & use conventions of reading: follow left to right, etc.
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects

Set of four graduated activities for preEntry up to Entry Level 2 ideal for mixed ability literacy and ESOL groups. Colour word cards provided.
Match identical pictures (Milestones 6-7)
Match or write colour words to pictures (Milestone 8 – Entry 1)
Simple cloze activity (E1-E2)

Level
M6
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rw/M6.1 Match familiar objects to words, signs, symbols, images
pre-Entry Rw/M6.2 Recognise & read up to 5 personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.2b
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
ESOL Rs/E2.1c Use sentence context to decode unknown words
ESOL Rs/E2.1b Use knowledge of simple and compound sentence structure to work out meaning
ESOL Rs/E1.1a Read and recognise simple sentence structures:

Matching exercise for preEntry and E1 learners to recognise signs and their names.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
Context
Independent living

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Ws/E1.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Rs/M8.1 Understand that words are grouped together to convey meaning, using rules & structure
pre-Entry Rw/M7.1 Recognise most letters of the alphabet on any given occasion.
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.1Recognise letters of the alphabet by shape, name, sound
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry Wt/M7.2 Use words/signs/symbols/images & match their meanings to objects, people, places
pre-Entry Wt/M8.4 Use words, letters, signs, symbols & images in supported writing for simple purposes
pre-Entry Ws/M8.1 Understand that words are grouped together to convey meaning, using rules & structure
pre-Entry Ww/M8.2 Associate sounds with patterns in some letters, syllables. words, rhymes, songs
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Independent living

Label the House is a beautiful labelling (or cut and stick) activity for preEntry-Entry 1 Lit and ESOL. Also makes a great starting point for preEntry discussion about words, images, names of familiar objects etc.

Editor’s note Oct 2013
Thumbnail picture added to description above and minor edits to the original 2008 resource including: font change; removal of an extra, unneeded labelling box; and adjustment to one labelling arrow pointing to the letterbox.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, images
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Wt/M7.2 Use words/signs/symbols/images & match their meanings to objects, people, places
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry Wt/M8.1 Understand that words/signs/symbols/images convey information
pre-Entry Ws/M8.1 Understand that words are grouped together to convey meaning, using rules & structure
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols

A lovely reading and colouring activity that only be completed correctly if learners can recognise key colour words (and parts of a house / garden). Also makes a great starting point for preEntry discussion about colours, words, images, names of familiar objects etc.

Level
M7
M8
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, images
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols

Great game for preEntry-E1 numeracy and literacy learners. Choice of word or (mostly) picture tiles provides easy differentiation. Can also used for individual matching games.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Pre-entry
pE Rtc/M7.3
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry N1/M7.3 Identify and use numerals from 1 to 5
pre-Entry N1/M8.5 recognise, use, record & know value of numerals 0-10
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
ESOL Rw/E1.3b

A colourful quiz that can be used as a standalone activity or for consolidation and extension work after using Sally Shipton’s Types of Text: Social Signs PPT (see below). Created for an Entry 1 class but could also be used in preEntry classes either as a paper based quiz or cut into flashcards for working on recognition and discussion skills.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rt/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, images
pE Rtc/M7.3
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry Wt/M7.1 Understand that words, signs, symbols can represent unfamiliar meanings
pre-Entry Wt/M8.1 Understand that words/signs/symbols/images convey information
pre-Entry Ww/M7.1 Form some letters correctly
pre-Entry Ww/M7.2 Group letters and leave spaces in between them,
pre-Entry Ww/M8.1 Write with appropriate grip making many controlled letter shapes & using a conventional sequence of letters
Context
Health and safety
Independent living

A beautiful set of bingo games for preEntry and E1 literacy/ESOL. Choice of word or picture tiles provides easy differentiation, plus there is a second game with larger bingo boards and more white space (often better for SLDD students).

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, images
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.2 Understand & use conventions of reading: follow left to right, etc.
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

A useful PowerPoint featuring the first 33 Dolch words for sight reading practice.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbols
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols