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Curriculum Level 5

  Topic
 
ENGLISH LITERACY SKILLS
R
Review and reinforce proper spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and basic grammar.
R
Review when to use contractions.
R
Review possessive nouns and the present progressive tense.
1
To successfully use comparatives and superlatives.
2
Introduce the past continuous tense.
3
Introduce the preposition, and the prepositional phrase as a modifier.
4
To be able to read and discuss text and to identify the point or main idea.
5
To correctly write a paragraph with a topic sentence and supporting details.
6
To convey one’s thoughts / sentiments to another person in writing.
7
To be able to understand the importance and benefits of tutoring ESL students.
8
To decipher the parts of a newspaper.
 
COMMUNITY
R
Review and reinforce learning streets, roads, highways in local area.
1
To learn and understand different businesses and their services.
R
Review and reinforce knowing town departments and their services.
2
To become familiar with local health agencies and their services.
3
To learn the different departments of a library.
4
To understand the function and services provided by the agency.
5
To make sure information or an item has been thoroughly checked.
 
CONSUMER ECONOMICS
1
Learn the skills needed to shop at the local pharmacy.
2
Introduce and discuss the Family Finance program and its benefits.
3
Learn how to complete a W-4 form.
4
Explain and discuss interacting with bank personnel and insurance agents.
5
Learn how to complete car insurance forms.
6
Create a spreadsheet of monthly expenses.
 
EMPLOYMENT / LEARNING CENTER
1
Introduce and discuss citizen representation on the local, state, and federal levels.
2
Practice interviewing skills.
3
Explain and model navigating the Internet and using websites.
4
Explain and list various important consumer websites.
5
Learn the various transportation centers and how to read related schedules.
6
Identify the parts of an airport, its personnel, and services.
7
Learn how to speak to superiors concerning work related issues.
8
Explain and discuss voting in the primary election.
 
HEALTH
1
Learn how to complete a health insurance form.
2
Learn how to answer questions posed in the emergency room.
3
Participate with various local health agencies.
4
Become familiar with emergency numbers, such as: police, poison control, and health oriented HOT LINES.