ERIC Number: ED279159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Driver Education. Supplemental Lessons and Activities for Use with Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students Enrolled in ESL or Special Education Classes.
Fairfax County Schools, VA.
A curriculum for use with limited English proficient students in English-as-a-second-language or special education classes who are enrolled in the driver education course is described. The 14 lessons require a basic proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing English. The lessons cover such topics as vocabulary and idioms related to driver education, applying for and getting a driver's license, appropriate interactions with a police officer and at the scene of an accident, road signs, signaling and space cushions, drinking and driving, drugs and driving, how to buy a car, keeping a car in good condition, and economy driving. Each lesson includes objectives, a list of instructional materials needed for implementation, procedures and class activities, and suggestions for evaluation. A list of useful resources is also appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Consumer Education, Course Objectives, Daily Living Skills, Drinking, Driver Education, Drug Use, English (Second Language), Evaluation Criteria, High School Students, High Schools, Idioms, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Limited English Speaking, Second Language Instruction, Special Education, Traffic Safety, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Schools, VA.