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161. Grammar Bytes: Fragments

Activity Description


Grammar Bytes: Fragments
Source: Grammar Bytes: Fragments Interactive Exercises (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

In this activity, students practice their skills in identifying sentence fragments. There are seven interactive exercises each with its own worksheet. Most exercises have twenty questions. This activity works well in a computer lab or as a classroom presentation.

 
Grammar Bytes is a contemporary-looking site with an Index of Grammar Terms, Interactive Exercises with accompanying Handouts For students, and Grammar Rules. It includes PowerPoint presentations that will cut down on your preparation time and a few YouTube videos. It makes a difficult topic enjoyable.

Grammar Bytes exercises cover the following topics:

  • Comma Splices &Fused Sentences
  • Fragments
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Commas
  • Parallel Structure
  • Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
  • Apostrophes
  • Pronoun Agreement
  • Pronoun Case
  • Pronoun Reference
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Word Choice

Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High
162. Grammar Up (Mobile App)

Activity Description

Have students use this app’s 10-question quizzes to practice and test themselves on:
  • Adjectives Word Choice
  • Adverbs Word Choice
  • Causative Verbs
  • Conditionals
  • Conjunctions
  • Nouns Word Choice
  • Prepositions
  • Pronouns Word Choice
  • Similar Words
  • Verb Tense
  • Mock Test (randomly-selected questions from each topic).

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
163. Grandtimes: Writing About Inspirational People

Activity Description

This Web site offers material of great interest to seniors or for younger adults needing to broaden their background. Have students prepare summaries of the lives of inspirational people. They can then present the summaries to the class in oral presentations.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
164. Guide to Writing a Basic Essay by Kathy Livingston

Activity Description

Essay Writing
Source: Guide to Writing a Basic Essay page (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This site takes a student through the basic steps of writing an essay.

 

Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High
165. Hands on Banking: Banking Basics

Activity Description

Hands on Banking from Wells Fargo offers free, online financial courses that students can do on their own, as well as a Financial Curriculum for Educators new window that includes lessons and activities with scenarios and discussions. Anyone can download the free PDF instructor guides. Iinstructor guides new window are centered on financial literacy topics. We will be looking at the unit on Banking Basics [pdf] new window which covers financial institutions, savings accounts, checking accounts, ATM & debit cards, and using and managing bank accounts.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, 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.