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21. Canva: Make an Infographic

Activity Description

 
 
Free Canva Account
Source: Free Canva Account page (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

For this project, students will make an infographic to illustrate a topic of their choice. They will then present their topic using the infographic to explain to the class what they learned. Canva's motto is Empowering the world to design. At the site, you can learn to design as well as use their tools to make a vast variety of materials including logos, presentations, photo collages, menus, posters, cards, and infographics. You can illustrate social media posts, documents such as letterheads, certificates, and resumes, blogging, flyers, postcards, invitations, and advertisements.

Use of the site is free, but if you use their images, some of them have a fee. There are plenty of images that are free and you can upload your own pictures to use.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels, Intermediate High, Advanced
22. CNN Student News: Daily News in 10 Minutes

Activity Description

 
CNN 10
Source: Story posted on March 31, 2023 (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
 
Provide listening, speaking, and writing practice on current events with CNN Student News, a ten-minute, commercial-free, daily news program produced by the journalists and educators at CNN. This award-winning show and its companion Web site are available free of charge throughout the school year and transcripts for each show as well as daily discussion questions are provided for classroom use.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
23. Conducting Effective Web Searches by 21st Century Information Fluency Project

Activity Description

21st Century Information Fluency Project Wizard Tools
Source: 21st Century Information Fluency Project Wizard Tools (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Teach your students how to conduct effective Web searches with the Search Wizard tool.

Designed by educators for educators (and students), this site offers three tools that make it easy to teach the essential steps of locating, evaluating, and ethically using digital resources:

  1. Search Wizard: helps students learn how to build good Web searches
  2. Evaluation Wizard: helps students evaluate Web sites
  3. Citation Wizard: helps students build citations (in five styles) to be used in research papers or documents.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
24. Conservation Biology: Claim your Species Presentation

Activity Description

Brown Turtle Swimming Underwater
Source: Unsplash by Wexor TMG (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 
In this lesson, students practice listening comprehension with a video, discuss, and read about endangered species and efforts to prevent their extinction. The culminating assignment is a presentation about an endangered species.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
25. Creating a Job Cover Letter

Activity Description

Cover Letter
Source: unsplash by Unsplash (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

Upon successful completion, students will be able to create an effective cover letter.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

All Levels, 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.