Stories and Activities About US Laws for Adult ELLs

These materials were designed based on issues that newly arrived beginning level adult ELL learners were facing in their new communities. 

Week 1 covers laws regarding seat belts, car seats, and booster seats. The students are provided with pictures and discussion prompts to activate schema, pictures to create flashcards to practice vocabulary, vocabulary extension practice, sentence practice through writing out laws, a story, and a mingle grid activity.

Week 2 covers laws regarding children being home alone, and introduces students to the concept of home safety in the US. The students are provided with a picture story about the topic, safe practices for their children, basic home safety vocabulary, discussion questions, and practice writing vocabulary words and sentences about home safety.

Download: Laws Handouts Week 1.docx

Download: Laws Handouts_Week 2.docx

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