Age Range: KS3
You can cover all the word level objectives in the National Literacy Strategy Framework for English using this pack of English lesson starters. Activities are targeted at specific objectives (referenced on the contents page) and last from 5 to 15 minutes. Ten activities, for which worksheets are not necessary, are outlined in lesson plans to save teaching and preparation time. Separate sections concentrate on Spelling, Spelling Strategies and Vocabulary. Resources are suitable for Key Stage 3 students at Year 7.
Worksheets and lesson plans cover: Word Sounds, Meanings and Shapes; Suffixes; Prefixes; Apostrophes; Homophones; Syllables; Singular and Plural; Referencing Alphabetically; Silent Letters; Common Spelling Patterns; Verbs; Adjectives; Prepositions; Comparisons; Conjunctions; Foreign Words; Using Words for Different Purposes.