ERIC Number: ED374287
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Meanings from Context. Electrical & Instrumentation.
Greater Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, LA.; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA. Pelican Chapter.; East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, LA.
Developed by the ABCs of Construction National Workplace Literacy Project, these curriculum materials for the area of electrical and instrumentation contain three lessons that deal with getting meanings from context. Each lesson consists of an objective, instruction, and exercises. Lesson 1 contains 8 exercises, Lesson 2 has 10, and Lesson 3 has 7. The objectives for the lessons are for the student to be able to define unknown words by examining the familiar words that surround them, to use clues given by the author to define unknown words, and to define unknown words through examples in the sentence. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Content Area Reading, Context Clues, Electrical Occupations, Individualized Instruction, Instrumentation Technicians, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Technical Education, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Greater Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, LA.; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA. Pelican Chapter.; East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, LA.