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Curriculum Level 1

  Topic
 
ENGLISH LITERACY SKILLS
1
To learn and understand the alphabet, colors, numbers, days, months, and how to correctly state dates in English.
2
To learn and understand basic grammar, i.e. simple present tense, singular and plural nouns, presents continuous tense.
3
To learn and understand primary writing skills. (I have 2 children).
4
To have a basic understanding of English, including the ability to read, write simple phrases and sentences, and to say primary words, and phrases.
5
To learn and practice greetings, introductions, and farewells.
6
To learn and practice speaking, writing, and spelling one’s name in proper order.
7
To learn how to correctly respond to simple yes / no questions.
8
To learn and understand how to tell time.
9
To learn how to ask a question when one doesn’t understand, i.e. “I don’t understand?”  Or “What do you mean?”
10
To learn how to fill out basic forms.
11
To learn how to use the dictionary.
12
To have clear notes taken from a specific lesson.
13
To learn how to write personal information (name, address, phone, etc.)
14
To learn how to use proper introductions and social phrases (How are you?)
 
COMMUNITY
1
How to read and interpret emergency signs (exit, stop, yield, danger, etc.)
2
How to read, say and dial telephone numbers for emergency services.
3
How to state basic food and supermarket needs.
4
To understand the concept of 911 and how to call.
5
Learn how to say and spell personal information during an emergency call.
6
Learn how to use a telephone directory, and to call information 411.
 
CONSUMER ECONOMICS
1
Identify U.S. currency and its corresponding monetary value.
2
To learn how to make monetary change.
3
Learn how to order food using U.S. weights and measures.
 
EMPLOYMENT / LEARNING CENTER
1
How to print or sign name on time sheet or other appropriate forms.
2
How to give reasons for lateness or illness.
3
To learn and understand the basic concepts of the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence.
4
To learn, understand, and participate in American holidays and celebrations.
5
To learn and understand simple U.S. History facts (George Washington first president, etc.)
6
To develop and understand the skills needed to integrate into American culture and society.
7
To understand basic function of a computer.
8
Identify critical information in a non-linear and no-prose text (e.g.; forms, lists, timelines, phone books, calendars, advertisements and graphs.
9
To learn and use basic classroom vocabulary.
 
HEALTH
1
To learn how to communicate a need for medical assistance; and / or emergencies.
2
To learn and identify major body parts (arm, leg, hand, face, etc)