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51. ReadWorks: Reading Comprehension and Summary Writing

Activity Description

 
ReadWorks Home Page Content
Source: ReadWorks (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

In this activity, students are assigned a reading passage and shown the different tools they can use during the reading. They are then introduced to a Question Set and asked to complete the activity. When the students finish the activity, it is projected so they can see the article and as a class, responses are reviewed.

Readworks is a free, non-profit site focused on improving teacher effectiveness and student achievement in reading comprehension by providing free standards-aligned content, curriculum, and tools based on the highest quality cognitive scientific research on how to learn to read.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

All Levels, All Levels
52. RhymeCool: Personal Theme Song/Identity Rap

Activity Description

RhymeCool
Source: RhymeCool (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this short lesson, students reflect on their identity and values to write a personal theme song, which can serve to introduce themselves to the class.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced, All Levels
53. Separate for Food Safety

Activity Description

Vocabulary for Separate Activity on Wakelet
Source: Vocabulary for Separate Activity on Wakelet (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This activity teaches students how to separate food for safety.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Beginning High, Low, Intermediate, Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low
54. Snopes: Discovering the Truth Behind Urban Legends

Activity Description

Snopes website screenshot
Source: Snopes.com (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

While learning about urban legends, students practice reading skills, summarizing and paragraphing in speaking and writing, and hone their abilities to view media critically. Students use Snopes, a site dedicated to fact-checking news stories, past events and urban legends, to read and take notes on an urban legends. 

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Diploma, ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
55. Soft Skills in the Workplace: Communication Using the U.S. Dept. of Labor: Soft Skills to Pay the Bills

Activity Description

Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success
Source: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

"Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success," is a curriculum focused on teaching "soft" or workforce readiness skills to youth (and can be useful for anyone seeking employment). Created for teachers as an introduction to workplace interpersonal and professional skills, the curriculum is targeted for youth ages 14 to 21 in both in-school and out-of-school environments. The basic structure of the program is comprised of modular, hands-on, engaging activities that focus on six key skill areas: communication, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking, and professionalism. Accompanying videos [www] help with material presentation.

Communication Skills is the focus of this activity.

Screenshot of the U.S. Dept of Labor's Soft Skills to Pay the Bills

Developed by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Dept of Labor

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Intermediate, High, Low, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.