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56. Reading Skills 4 Life

Activity Description

Reading Skills 4 Today
Source: Reading Skills 4 Today

Previously Marshall Reading,this site provides leveled reading selections that are appropriate for adult learners. These materials, combined with the research-proven strategies of repeated reading and guided oral reading, aid in building learners' fluency and comprehension skills. For First Timmer Users 

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
57. 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
58. RhymeCool: Personal Theme Song/Identity Rap with AI

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
59. 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
60. 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
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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.