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71. TV411: Writing a Summary

Activity Description

Screenshot of TV411: Summarizing Activity
Source: Summarizing Activity (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This site has many activities which can be done independently by a student or in a class with a group of students. This will be a writing activity on how to summarize an article or a story. Students will watch the Summarizing video, then they will do the online activities that go along with the video. Finally, the students will practice writing a summary.

The site also offers a wide variety of other topics in video format, many with worksheets or other resources to use. See the More Ways section below.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
72. Untold History: Artifacts and Writing about a Personal Artifact

Activity Description

Untold Screenshot
Source: Untold History (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this lesson plan, students learn what an artifact is, learn about a national artifact, read about the place of artifacts in history and their importance, and then write about an important personal artifact.
 
This assignment is inspired by the Global Oneness Student Photography Contest - Artifacts in our Lives, online at https://www.globalonenessproject.org/stories/student-project-artifacts-our-lives.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
73. Untold History: Hidden Figures - Lesser-Known Heroes

Activity Description

Untold History
Source: Untold History (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this lesson, students discuss heroes and their traits, learn about a hidden figure in U.S. history and athletics by watching a video and answering questions, and then make a presentation about an unknown or less known or everyday hero.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
74. Using AI in Research Skills Through Collaborative Learning-Working the Web for Education - Tom March

Activity Description

 
Working the Web for Education Tom March
Source: Working the Web for Education Tom March (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

In this activity, Students will read and discuss a current issue: Rise of the machines: Philippine outsourcing industry braces for AI. The emphasis is on critical thinking. Students will read, consider and discuss the future of Technology and its impact on jobs.

The Tom March Web site contains videos, political cartoons, and pictures that encourage students to think critically. 

 

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation

Levels

All Levels, Intermediate, High
75. Using AI to Assist in Teaching Reading Skills-Leveling Text

Activity Description

Magic School                                                        
Source: magicschool.ai (License: CC0/Public Domain)    
 
 

Use an AI enhanced program such as magicschool.ai or web.diffit.me to level text to match the reading levels of your students

Diffit for Teachers
Source: Diffit for Teachers (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 Use the same AI enhanced software to select other tools to assist in teaching students reading comprehension skills.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

All Levels, All Levels
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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.