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Use the New Internet Library for Adult Learners

For Teachers Higher Ed
Adult learners, examine the Internet to answer life skills, use an online dictionary, evaluate web sites and fill in online forms. They will also write about web sites in this series of activities.
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Garden Variety Geometry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A home improvement plan can help adult learners preparation for the GED exam. They review vocabulary, prepare diagrams, complete a worksheet, calculate perimeters and analyze how to approach a story problem. They identify many geometry...
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Urban Pesticide Reduction Program

For Teachers Higher Ed
A presentation on the prevalence and dangers of common urban pesticides. Adult learners are coached on how to properly read a pesticide label, and what ingredients they should look for. There is also a section of slides covering the...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teachers turning into learners? It's not Freaky Friday! It's a thoughtful workshop that teaches participants how to plan professional development for staff. Third in a 15-part series, the workshop provides a platform for the other...
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Chinese Brushwork

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore four different styles of Chinese brush painting as you and your class create a ceramic tile. Outlined are the instructions needed to paint a crane onto a prepared ceramic tile. Brush strokes, paint loading techniques, and helpful...
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Memoir

For Teachers 6th - 10th
After reading and analyzing two narrative memoirs, middle schoolers engage in a variety of activities, including writing an essay, developing a story map, and creating character charts. They then compare and contrast story maps, and...
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English as Second Language Intermediate Level

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Here is an excellent PowerPoint designed for teachers of English as a Second Language. This presentation could be used by instructors from mid-elementary level all of the way to adult education; depending upon the language skill level of...
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Some Spelling Rules

For Teachers Higher Ed
This presentation offers up some of the trickier rules of the English language when it comes to spelling. For example, one slide goes over the "i before e, except after c," rule. The rest of the slides present examples like this one and...
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Extension Activity Building a Healthy Classroom Community

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Workout buddies aren't just for adults! Learners discuss the benefits of 60 minutes of physical activity each day and generate ideas for how they can accomplish this by working toward a goal with friends.
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Nutritional Challenges

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially for people with special dietary needs. After learning about standard nutritional needs for adults, learners take on the role of a dietician and work together to create a menu for one of the...
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What Are the Social Studies?

For Teachers Higher Ed
Identify core social studies subjects with adult learners. They will discuss key issues from twentieth century American history and identify key social studies concepts taught at elementary grade levels. They then modify this activity to...
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Who is on that Bill? Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, who are adult learners, participate in an Internet scavenger hunt in order to assimilate information about the biography of Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers. They look at the Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers...
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Magic Pencil Story Starters

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
While mentioning adult learners in the description, this lesson could be used at any grade level. This activity gives a list of procedures and writing prompts to help unlock the writer in everyone. Learners of all ages could benefit from...
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ESOL Competencies: Consumer Education

For Teachers Higher Ed
It is so important for your adult English language learners to know how to maintain their household and find the appropriate service providers when needed. Instead of using a phone book (which is rare these days), reference the internet...
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Developing Self Awareness.Community, and Exploring Personal Qualities

For Teachers Higher Ed
Older individuals just overcoming homelessness or drug abuse issues, engage in a practical lesson to boost self-awareness. They work through two hours of activities intended to aid them in gaining a self perspective while increasing...
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ESOL Competencies: Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Help, there's an emergency! Adult English language learners need to know how to express concern and call for help in an emergency. Provide them with this comprehensive list of vocabulary and lead them through the exercises given....
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Inflation Explained - Part 2/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is part two in a four-part unit explaining inflation. It covers how money, supply, and demand work together in an exchange system. A real-life example of the causes of inflation really makes this an important and comprehensive...
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First Aid - Eye Injury

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Eye injuries are dangerous and could result in blindness or permanent damage. Learn about the eye, eye injuries, and how to care for these injuries. While this clip is intended to promote workplace safety, it could be useful for anyone...
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Financial Contracts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Prepare your class for the real world and learn the basics about credit and the principles behind using it wisely. The activity includes handouts that explain the necessary vocabulary and concepts to understanding credit. After reviewing...
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Government and Community Resources

For Teachers Higher Ed
Adult learners, with the assistance of flash/picture cards, explore a variety of United States holidays and social customs: Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and more. In addition, they draw pictures illustrating...
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Writing a Memo

For Teachers Higher Ed
Viewers examine the correct form to use for an office memo. Designed to be used as part of an adult education curriculum, the presentation ends with a quiz.
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A Long Way from Chicago & A Year Down Yonder

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, who are adult learners, read books by Richard Peck and complete a variety of activities aimed at increasing their reading comprehension. They participate in read aloud and student independent reading, complete KWL charts and...
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Fun with Food: Hola Jalapeno

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners engage in an at-home lesson on language. It contains components that address Adult Education/ESOL, and age appropriate activities for Toddler, Preschool and School aged Students. Adults reinforce steps to prepare tacos in...
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Using Banking Services

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using a bank is a privilege and a responsibility for young consumers. Teach them the important terms and details about creating accounts, using an ATM, and maintaining a credit card.

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