ERIC Number: ED416354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Dealing with Taxes. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 17. LAES: Latino Adult Education Services Project.
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) courses, addresses how to file and pay federal income taxes. Topics covered include the following: defining tax-related vocabulary; analyzing tax credits and selecting the most appropriate ones; listing tax form preparation steps; charting U.S. income; working in teams; locating, analyzing, and using resources; and researching online. Basic skills addressed include thinking skills, personal qualities, using resources, interpersonal skills, using information, and working with systems. The module contains the following: teaching points for the instructor; sample learning activities; a list of 12 resources; a sample lesson plan consisting of objectives, learners and context, room setup, materials needed, tasks to do ahead, media used, and steps for conducting the lesson; role-play materials; and pre- and postassessments. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Youth, Adult and Alternative Educational Services Div.
Authoring Institution: Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, City of Industry, CA.; California State Univ. Inst., Long Beach.
Identifiers - Location: California