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31. Environmental Conservation Project

Activity Description

Pollution
Source: Pixabay by Sergei Tokmakov (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

Students engage in conversation about the environment, practice listening comprehension by watching a video and answering questions, read an article about the harm of plastics on the environment, brainstorm ways to preserve the natural environment, write a paragraph, and create an inforgraphic based on their ideas.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
32. Essay Writing, Using AI in Editing: Working the Web for Education - Tom March - Critical Thinking

Activity Description

Our Story in 2 Minutes
Source: Our Story in 2 Minutes by drivinman687 (License: CC0/Public Domain)

In this activity, students are shown a video called “What in the World… History Compressed” and then later asked to write about it. The emphasis is on critical thinking. The Web site contains videos, political cartoons, and pictures that encourage students to think critically.

Screenshot of Working the Web for Education - Tom March - Critical Thinking

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Program Areas

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

Levels

High, Intermediate, Intermediate High, Advanced
33. Fantastic Places in the Golden State

Activity Description

Hollywood Sign
Source: Pixabay by David Mark (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 
Students have conversations, learn trivia about California, practice passive voice, and research and present on an interesting place to visit in California.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
34. Fast Food Nutrition: Should Fast Food Have Warning Labels?

Activity Description

Burger
Source: Pixabay by Patricia Maine Degrave (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 
In this project, students discuss and evaluate their eating habits and the positives and negatives of fast food, search the internet for information about ingredients and food labels, evaluate a menu item they purchase at fast food restaurants and present an alternative healthier option, and finally compose a paragraph about their opinion on the topic of warning labels for fast food.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High
35. FutureMe: Goal Setting and Documentation

Activity Description

FutureMe Screenshot
Source: FutureMe by Unknown (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this activity, students set goals for themselves for a particular point in time in the future (end of a school session, in a month, six months, a year, etc.) and write letters to their future selves (and/or to others) about their goals. The letters are posted on the site, which e-mails the letters to recipients on the future date chosen. This works well as an introduction at the beginning of the school term.
 

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

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

Levels

Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High
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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.