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21. 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
22. Collaborative Story Writing with Emoji Random Generator

Activity Description

Assorted Emojis
Source: Pixabay by Pixaline (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
Students work collaboratively to write a descriptive story from randomly-generated emojis. This is a team writing exercise intended for students to add details to their writing. 

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Beginning Low, Beginning High, Advanced
23. Comparison Shopping with Online Department Store Sites

Activity Description

Students use web sites for department stores to find product information for similar products in order to compare prices and qualities of products at different stores so that they can make wise buying decisions.

 

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
24. 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
25. 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
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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.