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61. NPR's "This I Believe" and a TED Talk: Springboard for Writing about a Valuable Lesson

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NPR This I Believe
Source: NPR This I Believe (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
Students listen to an NPR's "This I Believe" essay, "Do Talk to Strangers," and answer questions about the essay/recording, and then watch a TED Talk and answer questions, followed by an assignment in which they write their own personal narratives about a valuable life lesson.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High
62. Online Classified Ads: Relocation Project

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In this activity, students will use online classified ads to investigate job openings and find housing where they live for someone they know who is hypothetically relocating to their city. Students create a PowerPoint slideshow about the job and salary, the housing and cost, and create a monthly budget.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Intermediate, High, All Levels
63. Personal Logo: Learn, Create, Write, and Present about Logos

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Jack of Spade Playing Card
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In this lesson, students learn about logo types and some background behind logos of well-known companies through videos and the Famous Logos website, select one to research and briefly present about using a shared Google Slides slideshow, create a personal logo using their choice of a variety of tools, and write and present about their personal logo to the class.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High
64. Pre Beginner Story Bank

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Wakelet: Mr. White is Sick
Source: Wakelet: Man grabbing his shoulder (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Students can choose different stories to read. Each story has 4 activities plus a typing practice.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low, Beginning High
65. Project Based Learning: Using Trello

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Trello for Project Based Learning
Source: Trello Quarter Project (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This is a Project Based Learning Assignment, titled Quarter Project. Students select an interesting question they want to research. They use Trello to organize their projects. The Quarter Project Trello board presents the instructions for students to move their projects from one step to the next. As a teacher, it helps you see the class move through the project. It is also a great place for students to assemble their research, images, presentation etc. Trello makes it easy for students to collaborate on their projects.

 

Trello is a visual collaboration tool that can be used for lesson planning, class organization, student research, organizing writing assignments, project-based learning and more. It is free.

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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, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

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.