ERIC Number: ED359820
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
A Field Guide for Literacy: Life Skills and Literacy for Adult Beginning Readers and ESL Students. Manual for Teachers and Tutors.
Ditmars, Jane W.
This manual provides specific lesson plans for teaching life skills and literacy to adult beginning readers and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students. It includes four curricular sections: Focus on Language Arts, Focus on Life Skills and Literacy, Focus on Holidays and Observances and Focus on Survival Math. A total of 95 topics are presented. Each topic includes the following elements: an introductory lesson for individual tutoring or classroom instruction, a follow up lesson specifically for individual tutoring and a follow up lesson appropriate for the literacy or ESL class. A total of 285 concrete lesson plans on topics relevant to the adult new reader or ESL student are contained in this guide. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (LET)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Guides, English (Second Language), Language Arts, Lesson Plans, Literacy, Literacy Education, Mathematics, Multicultural Textbooks, Reading Materials, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Whole Language Approach
Department of Adult Literacy, Northhampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Community Services.
Authoring Institution: Northampton Community Coll., Bethlehem, PA. Adult Literacy Div.