ERIC Number: ED195741
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Guide for "ESL/Agriculture Secretaries." A Vocational Approach for Teaching "English-as-a-Second Language".
Hewitt, Denise; And Others
This curriculum guide contains materials necessary to implement the vocational English as a Second Language (ESL) program for Agriculture Secretary-Bookkeeper developed by the Ceres Unified School District. The first two sections provide the plans and accompanying forms for needs assessment and recruitment/intake/enrollment. In the third section a curriculum development plan is described. It includes a course outline, time line, student progress chart and checklist, and lesson plan form. The next section contains thirty-one weekly lesson plans, indicating topics, behavioral objectives, outline, vocabulary, materials, student worksheets, evaluation instruments, and lesson evaluations. Vocational topics include typing, typewriter maintenance, alphabetic filing, purchase orders, invoices, business machines, mail handling, petty cash, income tax recordkeeping, checkwriting, payroll records, bank reconciliations/deposits, job preparation, and portfolio. ESL topics include time; counting; punctuation; use of dictionary; arithmetic; fractions and decimals; vocabulary and identification of agricultural and business equipment, tools, and/or materials; telephone book; reception; and envelopes. Long and short versions of the midterm and a glossary are provided. The final section presents a job development plan for furthering students' training opportunities by placing them into on-the-job-training, as well as accompanying forms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agribusiness, Arithmetic, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, English (Second Language), Filing, Job Development, Job Placement, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Needs Assessment, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, On the Job Training, Portfolios (Background Materials), Recordkeeping, Secretaries, Student Placement, Student Recruitment, Tests, Typewriting, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ceres Unified School District, CA.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to poor print quality. For a related document see CE 027 318.