This material is for low beginning/literacy ESL students who need life skill instruction. There is a teacher's manual, student book, blackline masters and audio for every lesson. This material was developed through a California Department of Education grant. Co-Author is Grace Tanaka.
This Job Interview unit with three lessons uses video to illustrate both good behaviors and common mistakes in job interviews. The dialogue is designed to be comprehensible to most ELL's, and includes lots of practice. This unit is appropriate for secondary and adult education classes.
This is a lesson plan, student worksheet, and teacher answer key to introduce identifying text structures and using appropriate graphic organizers (GO) for each text structure. There is an introduction with a video lecture from which students can get basic information and examples on 6 text structures. There is a link to more guided and independent work in this area. The author used this lesson in a pre-GED Adult Basic Education class with non-native English speakers who read at a 5.0 - 8.0 GLE.
Do you use MobyMax or Read Theory in your classroom? This lesson will help ABE/ELL teachers add MobyMax and/or Read Theory to handheld devices for their students. Since these platforms allow ABE programs to count contact hours, it is beneficial to help students access online learning on their phones. There isn't an app to download, so this lesson includes handouts to walk you through adding a shortcut to the home screen for iPhones and Androids.
This lesson will be a real-world scenario-based reading module for Reading Scientific and Technical Text, for readers at level 7. Through an interactive visual scenario, learners will be introduced to a sample loan application form, and will be walked through the meaning and purpose of primary portions of the form and challenging terminology in it.
This guide outlines various OER resources available to utilize the Area Model in the Mathematics classroom. The guide is intended to help Adult Education and Community College Instructors learn and utilize more visual approaches in the math classroom. However, many of the resources are Common Core aligned, and are therefore appropriate for k-12 use as well.