Learners use the internet to collect information for school or daily life. Search engines can produce an excessive number of potential sources, even when filtering the search. This lesson will teach the adult learner a stepwise approach to defining key words, specifying criteria, and evaluating the appropriateness of sources. The learner will develop a customized checklist for the search and demonstrate the acquired knowledge of selecting appropriate sources.
African Animals in Habitats An inquiry-based animal study centered around a Zoo visit of the African Continent.
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What is 'innate behaviour'? Where does it feature in the environment? And how does it compare to 'learned behaviour? Learn about it in this video by The Virtual School.
Context: The course focuses on pronunciation reading informational text, which determines the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text for learners, the importance of listen and speaking, these are good communication skills to learn the English language.
Relevance: This lesson will help prepare learners to effectively communicate and through education improve their lives. Knowing English increases your chances of getting a good job, learners will be able to get their certificates for a GED, or citizenship. The coverage in this lesson will focus on the English vocabulary, which is an important aspect in communication without sufficient vocabulary learners cannot understand others or express their own ideas.
A Path To Success Learning Object Design Document Literacy: A Path to Success Target Audience Young women ranging in age from 15 to 24 years old Digital Learning Object Foundation of English Alphabetics Lesson Overview The lesson provides interactive instruction on the foundation of alphabetics to build upon novice level literacy skills. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this module, learners will demonstrate the ability to: Recite the letters of the alphabet in order.Identify each vowel (capital and lower case) of the alphabet visually. Recognize the sound that corresponds with a vowel of the alphabet. Content Organization Introduction Welcome Reciting the Alphabet > Interactive Exercise > Interactive Assessment Reciting the Alphabet: ABC's song with melody and lyrics Interactive Exercise: ABC's song with melody and without lyrics Interactive Assessment: Place the alphabet letters in order Visual Identification > Interactive Exercise > Interactive Assessment Visual Identification: Upper and lowercase A-G with image Interactive Exercise: Match letter with image Interactive Assessment: Match image with letter Auditory Identification > Interactive Exercise > Interactive Assessment Auditory Identification: Upper and Lowercase A-G and their sounds Interactive Exercise: Match letter sounds to letters Interactive Assessment: Match image that starts with letter and sound Conclusion Creative Treatment (A pre-production document that summarizes multimedia concepts defines creative direction of the final product) Embedded Audio (including ABCs song, additional pronunciation of letters and adaptability components for learners with disabilities)) Video (introduction and at various stages throughout)Basic layout with streamlined navigation White background/black sans serif font/text) Full spectrum of colors will be included in images of letters, graphics and animations
This lesson takes the learner through a series of exercises where the ability to understand ratios and calculate unit cost will help the learner make optimal, well-reasoned, cost-effective purchasing decisions. The target audience is the adult learner (preferably with school-age children) working in the Grade D range (6th-8th grade) and with RP Domain (Ratios and Proportional Relationships). Learners will benefit by seeing the relationship that mathematical concepts have to their everyday lives by using mathematical reasoning to make better purchasing decisions. Mastery of this material will help learners demonstrate readiness for higher-level algebraic concepts.
This resource will help students prepare to read Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. The Official Movie Trailer with questions helps the students to preview the novel itself, while the webquest introduces students to the time period of the novel. Understanding the racial tensions of the time period are crucial to understanding the conflicts of the novel, so students will learn about time-period trials and conflicts that were prevalent especially in the south.
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