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46. NoRedInk: Help Your Students Improve their Grammar Skills

Activity Description

NoRedInk Assignment Library
Source: NoRedInk Assignment Library (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

NoRedInk offers teachers and students grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and writing skills instruction, adjusting questions based on student answers and abilities. The teacher starts with a diagnostic test. As students answer the questions the content changes. When students answer incorrectly, tutorials help them correct their mistakes and move forward.

Assignments, quizzes, and diagnostics are easy to create and ready to use immediately. Student progress is tracked so the teacher knows what is happening and can adjust instruction.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
47. NPR "This I Believe": Careers - "Do What you Love"

Activity Description

Tony Hawk
Source: This I Believe: Do What You Love by NPR (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Use the essays from the NPR Radio program to create speaking/conversation activities, vocabulary learning exercises, listening (main ideas, cloze, details, etc.) activities, and follow up with extension activities in which students speak or write about themselves.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
48. NPR's "This I Believe" and a TED Talk: Springboard for Writing about a Valuable Lesson

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NPR This I Believe
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Students listen to an NPR's "This I Believe" essay, "Do Talk to Strangers," and answer questions about the essay/recording, and then watch a TED Talk and answer questions, followed by an assignment in which they write their own personal narratives about a valuable life lesson.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High
49. Online Classified Ads: Relocation Project

Activity Description

 

In this activity, students will use online classified ads to investigate job openings and find housing where they live for someone they know who is hypothetically relocating to their city. Students create a PowerPoint slideshow about the job and salary, the housing and cost, and create a monthly budget.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Intermediate, High, All Levels
50. Personal Logo: Learn, Create, Write, and Present about Logos

Activity Description

Jack of Spade Playing Card
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In this lesson, students learn about logo types and some background behind logos of well-known companies through videos and the Famous Logos website, select one to research and briefly present about using a shared Google Slides slideshow, create a personal logo using their choice of a variety of tools, and write and present about their personal logo to the class.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High
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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.