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					MLC Learning Centers                                                                         Intermediate – Summer 2007




                              MLC Learning Centers ESL Curriculum
                                      Intermediate Level
               Summer/Fall Quarter: July 9th, 2007 – September 20th, 2007
                                                         Units:
                                                   Housing and Home
                                              English For All—Civic Issues
                                               Tanna Reiff—Boat People
                                                     Jobs and Work
                                                English for All—Gender
                                               Tanna Reiff—Magic Paper
                                                   Food and Cooking
                                                        Primary Texts:
               The New Grammar in Action Basic Level (GIAB); Level 1 (GIA1); Level 2 (GIA2) OR Level 3 (GIA3)
                                   LifePrints Level 1 (LP1); Level 2 (LP2) OR Level 3 (LP3)
                           Stand Out Level 1 (SO1); Level 2 (SO2); Level 3 (SO3) OR Level 4 (SO4)
                     Real Life English Level 1 (RLE1); Level 2 (RLE2); Level 3 (RLE3) OR Level 4 (RLE4)
                                           English For All (EFA) Video and CD series
                                        Tana Reiff Series (Boat People and Magic Paper)

                                                     Secondary Texts:
                                    Reading for Life Book 1 (RFL1) OR Book 2 (RFL2)
                               GrammarWorks Book 1 (GW1); Book 2 (GW2) OR Book 3 (GW3)
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                                          Intermediate Level
                                        HOUSING AND HOME
                                         Unit Skill Objectives:
    Reading and Writing                                              Vocabulary
      Students will

       Compare and contrast housing in their native countries and       Adjectives and nouns to describe basic housing
        the United States in writing                                     Landlord and tenants
       Interpret simple grrowaphs and charts related to housing         Superlative and comparative adjectives
       Read stories or news articles about housing related topics       Rental and property ownership
       Interpret classified advertisements                              Budgeting
       Use the past continuous to describe household problems           Classified advertisements and abbreviations
       Read a basic utility bill


    Listening and Speaking                                           Grammar
      Students will                                                   Students will

       Conduct a dialogue with a landlord to resolve a housing        Use prepositions to describe housing and locations
              problems                                                 Use comparative and superlative adjectives (For
       Compare and contrast housing in their native countries and      example smaller, or more comfortable than)
              the United States                                        Use contractions correctly
       Respond to a classified ad                                     Use weekly verbs in simple present and in simple past
       Speak about types of housing available in the Twin Cities


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Date   Daily Goals (teachers   Skills Check       Vocabulary                Grammar         CASAS        Materials and Activities           Educational
       should…)                (learners will                                               Compete                                         Technology
                               know how to…)                                                ncies                                           Resources
Week Comparing Housing          Correctly        Prepositions:             Prepositions    Recognizi    GIA Basic p. 141-143
1                                 speak / read                                              ng and       RLE2 p. 92-93
Mon    Review                    and write       Behind, on, through,      Simple past     using        SO1 p. 63, 71
        prepositions and          about           out on, next to, on the   tense with      prepositio   GIA 1 p. 41, 45
        simple past tense of      housing using   side, at, in, on top,                     ns           GIA 2 p. 133-135
        ―to be‖                   prepositions    between                                   correctly    GIA3 p. 58
       Gather information     Demonstrate                                                               SO2 p. 76
        about students’ past   reading            Nouns: Apartment,                         Recognizi    Draw former or current
        and current housing    comprehension      house, hut, village,                      ng basic     housing
       Practice reading       through drawing    compound,                                 housing
        using a housing                           condominium, tent,                        vocabular    Interview each other about
        passage with                              camp                                      y            former or current housing
        prepositions
       Practice speaking                         Verbs:                                                 Create class chart
        and writing about                         To Be                                                  documenting how many
        housing using                                                                                    students have lived in different
        prepositions                                                                                     types of housing

                                                                                                         (Read and then draw the house
                                                                                                         described in LP 138, good
                                                                                                         reading comprehension skill)

                                                                                                         Simon Says with prepositions
Week Comparing Housing          Compare          Adjectives:               Comparative     Recognizi    GIA Basic p. 139-140
1      Review                   housing and      Bigger, larger, old,      and             ng basic     LP3 p. 139
        prepositions             neighborhood     busy, noisy, pretty,      superlative     housing      GIA2 p. 143
Tues   Introduce                s in their       ugly, modern,             adjectives      vocabular    GIA3 p. 48-49
        comparative and          native           dangerous, cheap          (smaller , or   y            SO4 p. 44-45
        superlative              countries and                              more                         Bring in magazine pictures of
        adjectives               here using       Verbs: To be              comfortable                  houses to compare (better,
                                 superlative                                than)                        smaller, etc)
         Practice comparing     and

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Date Daily Goals (teachers     Skills Check         Vocabulary                Grammar           CASAS       Materials and Activities       Educational
     should…)                  (learners will                                                   Compete                                    Technology
                               know how to…)                                                    ncies                                      Resources
          types of housing in     comparative                                 Simple Past                   Students bring in pictures of
          the United States       adjectives                                  Tense of To                   houses in their home countries
          with types of         Use the past                                 Be
          housing in students’    tense of ―to                                                              Write sentences practicing
          home countries          be correctly                                                              comparative and superlative


Week Comparing Housing             Speak/read/     Adjectives:               Comparative       Recognizi   RLE 2 p. 87
1       Review superlative         write about     Tall, safe, big, dirty,   and               ng basic    Easy Stories Plus: 40 ―Noisy
         and comparative            the             dangerous, convenient     superlative       housing     Neighborhood ―
Wed      adjectives                 differences                               adjectives        vocabular   LP3 p. 137-138
        Elicit adjectives          between         Nouns: neighborhood,      (smaller , or     y           GIA 3 p. 50-53, 56-57
         students use to            neighborho      block, sidewalks,         more                          SO4 p. 43, 47
         describe their own         ods and         corner,                   comfortable
         neighborhoods or           housing                                   than, smallest)               Create a class chart comparing
         houses                     using           Questions: What is the                                  Ali and Silvia’s
        Practice using             comparative     difference?                                             neighborhoods in GIA3:50
         students’ adjectives       and
         and new adjectives         superlative                                                             Pass out note cards with
         to compare housing         adjectives                                                              adjectives and have students
        Practice reading                                                                                   respond to the compare their
         and writing about                                                                                  houses to the house in Noisy
         differences between                                                                                Neighborhood
         neighborhoods
         using comparative
         and superlative
         adjectives
Week Comparing Housing                                                                                      GIA Basic p. 135-136
1     -Gather information on    -Speak / read/      Nouns:                    Prepositions      Reading     RLE 2 p. 88, 91, 95-96
      learners’ experience      write responses     Bedroom, bathroom,                          comprehe    SO1 p. 65-67
Thurs with classified ads       to classified ads   furniture, month, air     Comparative       nsion       RLE1 p. 91, 95-96
                                correctly           conditioning, utilities   and                           GIA 3 p. 54-55
        -Introduce              identifying                                   superlative                   SO2 p. 65, 69

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Date Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check           Vocabulary                 Grammar         CASAS     Materials and Activities     Educational
     should…)                     (learners will                                                    Compete                                Technology
                                  know how to…)                                                     ncies                                  Resources
        abbreviations              abbreviations         Abbreviations:            adjectives                 SO3 p. 41-42
                                                        Bdr, bath, furn, mth, pd, (smaller , or
       -Practice reading and                             a/c, utls                 more                       Easy True Stories: 78 ―The
       responding to                                                               comfortable                Cheap Apartment‖
       classified ads using                                                        than, the
       abbreviations                                                               largest)                   Stories Plus: 64 ―Moving
       -Practice using                                                                                        East‖
       comparative\superlativ
       e adjectives to describe
       housing in different
       ads.

Wee    Daily Goals (teachers      Skills Check           Vocabulary                 Grammar         CASAS     Materials and Activities        Educational
k      should…)                   (learners will                                                    Compete                                   Technology
                                  know how to…)                                                     ncies                                     Resources
Week                              -Use                   Lease, mortgage, rent,     Comparative               RLE3 p. 91, 97
2       -Review Comparatives      comparative            deposit, water, trash,     and                       GIA Basic p. 145
Mon     and Superlatives..        adjective to           electric, and various      Superlative               RLE2 p. 97
        Present students with     describe housing       vocabulary from            adjectives.               Survival English p. 140-141
        two different ads and     choices in             sample utility bills.                                LP3 p. 136
        have students write       classified ads.                                                             SO2 p. 71
        about which                                                                                           SO3 p. 45-47
        house\apartment they      -Understand                                                                 SO4 p. 48-49
        would rather have and     basic lease
        why.                      agreements

        -Introduce mortgages      -Understand
        and leases                different utilities.

     -Introduce and practice
     reading utility bills.
Week -Discuss what utilities - Understand                 Quality control, turn     Modals, May,              Survival English 3 p. 138-139   English for
2    usually need to be      how to connect              on, services, utilities,   would, could,             RLE1 p. 97                      All…Episode

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Date Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check         Vocabulary                Grammar          CASAS     Materials and Activities     Educational
     should…)                     (learners will                                                  Compete                                Technology
                                  know how to…)                                                   ncies                                  Resources
Tues   connected when             utilities upon       bill, frustrated,         should                     SO3 p. 48-49                 7 and
       moving into a new          moving into a        customer care                                                                     comprehensio
       home.                      new home.            representative,                                                                   n materials.
                                                       telephone menu,                                                                   May use CD
       -Discuss ways learners     -Understand a        automated voice                                                                   ROM
       can access these utility   basic utility bill   system                                                                            program if
       service companies.                                                                                                                desired.
                                  -Write about
       -Watch Episode 7 of        problems they
       English For All            have had with
                                  utilities in the
       -Discuss vocabulary        apst.
       and answer
       comprehension
       questions from the
       episode

       -Discuss problems
       learners have had with
       utility companies in the
       US

     -Introduce and Practice
     modals, Would and
     Could
Week  Gather information          Speak / read /     Modals:                   Modals                     RLE3 p. 86-87, 95-96, 95-96
2       about problems              and write a        Should, must, could,       (you must fix             RLE4 p. 86-87
Wed     students’ have had          dialogue on        may, have to, ought to,   it, could you              LP1 p. 123
        in their houses or          fixing a           will                      fix it, etc)               GIA Basic p. 133-134
        with landlords              household                                                               SO3 p. 52-54
      Introduce the past           problems           Nouns: Landlord,          Past                        Bring in object to model a
        continuous                  using modals       tenant, renter,           continuous                   household problem and
      To describe                 Describe                                     (example, it                 find a solution

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Date Daily Goals (teachers    Skills Check       Vocabulary                 Grammar        CASAS     Materials and Activities      Educational
     should…)                 (learners will                                               Compete                                 Technology
                              know how to…)                                                ncies                                   Resources
          problems in a           previous       Verbs: need, fix, call,    was broken,               Create comic strips
          house, and              household      repair, paint, clean,      they were                  describing household
          landlord/tenant         problems       call, work,                painting, it               problems
          relationships           using the past                            needed to be              Write sentences describing
         Practice reading/       continuous     Phrases: What was          fixed)                     problems in the past tense
          writing and                            wrong?                                               Word scrambles or
          speaking about      -Answer the                                                              crosswords
          problems in a house phrase ―what                                                            Role play between a tenant
          using the past      was wrong‖                                                               and landlord
          continuous          using the past
                              continuous
         Practice reading /
          writing/ and
          speaking about
          household problems
          using modals

Week  Review modals             Describe         Nouns:                   Modals                   RLE3 p. 90, 92-94
2     Review housing             problems         Vocabulary:                                       LP3 p. 128, 146
Thurs problems and writing        with rent and                                                      More Stories Plus ―Late with
      about housing               rent checks      Landlord, tenant,                                 the Rent‖ P. 34-39
      problems                   Write a          responsible, paycheck,
      Elicit student             proper rent      check book and checks,
      experiences with rent       check            checking account,
      checks                                       endorsing, ABA
      Introduce new            -Speak and write   routing number, grace
      vocabulary                about different    period
      Read from ―More          types of housing
      stories plus: Late with   and the problems
      the Rent‖ or similar      that can be
      reading material          encountered in
                                the home.


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                                          Intermediate Level
                                      ENGLISH FOR ALL (VIDEO)
                                            CIVIC ISSUES
                                                                                                                                            Educational
                                        Topic/Main Focus                                             CASAS           Materials and
Date            Objectives                                     Vocabulary        Grammar                                                    Technology
                                           of Episode                                              competencies       Activities
                                                                                                                                             Resources
Week                                                                                                              - Episode 9 print
3       - Learn about count and       - Story 3(VIDE           Container,       - Count and                       materials,               - Episode 9 on
Mon     non-count nouns                                        deductions,      Non-Count                                                  EFA software
                                      - Episode 9              report,          Nouns                             - Spelling test with
        - Learn about paying taxes                             subtract,                                          vocabulary
                                      - Dealing with Taxes     taxes,           - Plurals
                                                               dependant,                                         - Practice reading tax
                                                               audit,                                             forms
                                                               expenses,
                                                               income,                                            - Crossword puzzle
                                                               charity
Week
3       - Learn about what to do if   - Story 3                Cooperate,       - Quantifiers;                    - Episode 10 print       Episode 10 on
Tues    the police stop you                                    doom,                                              materials                EFA software
                                      - Episode 10             quantity,        - Much,
        - Learn about quantifiers                              ticket,          many, some,                       - Spelling test with
                                      - Dealing with the Law   signature,       a few, any, a                     vocabulary
                                                               commission,      lot of, a little
                                                               citation, owe,                                     - Talk with students
                                                               city council                                       about personal
                                                                                                                  experiences with the
                                                                                                                  law.. how did they
                                                                                                                  feel?


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                                        Topic/Main Focus                                          CASAS          Materials and
Date            Objectives                                    Vocabulary         Grammar                                               Technology
                                           of Episode                                           competencies       Activities
                                                                                                                                        Resources
                                                                                                             - Quiz: what should I
                                                                                                             say? What should I
                                                                                                             not say?
                                                                                                             - Episode 11 print
Week                                  - Story 3               Issues, Local,    - Singular                   materials               - EFA
3       - Learn to work with others                           Source,           Expressions                                          Software
Wed     to solve community issues     - Episode 11            Boycott, Talk     of Quantity;                 - Spelling test with    (episode 11)
                                                              is Cheap,         Each one,                    vocabulary
        - Learn to use One, Each,     - Analyzing and         Rude, Lobby,      another,
        Another, Other and Others     Debating Community      Calm Down,        others, other                 - Talk with students
                                      Issues                  Merchants,                                      about being involved
                                                              Shut Down,                                      in the community.
                                                              Aggressive,                                     How can they
                                                              Solutions                                       become more
                                                                                                              involved?


Week                                                                                                          - Episode 12 print
3       - Learn about civic           - Story 3               Podium,           -Object                       materials               - EFA
Thurs   participation                                         faint, goods,     pronouns                                              Software
                                      - Episode 12            approach,                                       - Spelling test with    (episode 12)
        - Learn about special types                           ridiculous,       - Indefinite                  vocabulary words
        of pronouns; object and       - Civic Participation   cause,            pronouns
        indefinite pronouns                                   petitions, fire                                 - Discuss what civic
                                                              marshal,                                        participation means,
                                                                                                              talk about becoming
                                                                                                              involved




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                                  Intermediate Level
                           THE BOAT PEOPLE, BY TANA REIFF
                             VIETNAMESE IMMIGRATION
           Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners                      Pre-Reading    Comprehen.         Materials and
Date                                                                Vocabulary
                 should…)                will know how to…)                             Q’s           Q’s              Activities
Week                                                                Crowded,
 4                                                                  superstition,   Where is       Why did Mrs.    - Answer discussion
Mon     -Introduce Vietnam, where       -Understand where           whispered,      Vietnam?       Nguyen tie      questions at the end
        is it? What is the              Vietnam is and have a       attacked,                      flowers         of each chapter…as a
        population?                     simplified                  happening,      Why do you     around the      writing activity or as
                                        understanding of the        ―went on it’s   think the      girls legs?     a discussion activity
        -Introduce a brief history of   conflict that took place.   way‖            book is                        or both
        the Vietnam conflict.                                                       called ―The    What was the
                                                                                    Boat           Nguyen        - Have students write
        -Introduce key elements to a -Read and understand                           People?‖       families job? about how this might
        story…characters, plot,      chapters 1-4                                                                effect their life. Do
        rising action, climax,                                                      Do you        Did their boat they know someone
        resolution.                                                                 know anyone work very        who has lived
                                                                                    who has       well?          through a situation
        -Discuss pre-reading                                                        been to or is                like this? How do
        questions.                                                                  from          Did the ship   they feel about this
                                                                                    Vietnam?      from Thailand story so far?
        -Read Chapters 1-4                                                                        help the
                                                                                                  Nguyens?       - Sentence Anagrams
        -Discuss questions at the                                                                 What
        end of each chapter.                                                                      happened?      - Put the story in
                                                                                                                 order. What happened
        -Elicit discussion about                                                                  How many       first, second, third
        what happened in the story.                                                               people were    etc…..
                                                                                                  in the
                                                                                                  Nguyen’s
                                                                                                  boat?
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         Daily Goals (teachers       Skills Check (learners                    Pre-Reading     Comprehen.         Materials and
 Date                                                          Vocabulary
               should…)               will know how to…)                           Q’s             Q’s             Activities
Week                                                            Waves,                        What does is
4     -Review what happened in       -Have read chapters 5-8   grab, ―to       What           mean to be a
Tues the story yesterday             -Understand               spring          happened in    refugee?        - Answer discussion
                                     vocabulary and            holes‖,         the story                      questions at the end
        -Discuss predictions of what comprehension             refugee         yesterday?     How many        of each chapter…as a
        students think will happen   questions.                camp, to be                    people made     writing activity or as
        today.                                                 ―checked        What do you    it to safety?   a discussion activity
                                                               over‖, to       think might                    or both
        -Read Chapters 5-8                                     ―keep up‖,      happen next?   How long did
                                                               ―broke right                   the family      -Writing Practice:
        -Answer and discuss                                    into our                       stay in the     How would you feel
        comprehension and                                      ground‖,                       refugee         if you were part of
        ―Thinking it Over‖                                     ―broke right                   camp?           the Nguyen family?
        questions                                              in‖, ―not how                                  What if you were a
                                                               we play the                    Where did the   Texan? Would you
        -Practice vocab from today                             game‖,                         Nguyen’s        feel the same way?
        and yesterday.                                         discriminatio                  move to in the
                                                               n                              US?            Do you think the
        -Discuss if students have                                                                            Vietnamese people
        felt discriminated against                                                            What is the    are trying to steal the
        because of their race or                                                              name of the    way of life of the
        cultural heritage.                                                                    man who is     Texans? Or just
                                                                                              mad at the     fishing like they
                                                                                              Vietnamese?    know how?

                                                                                              What is the     Have you ever felt
                                                                                              name of the     that your way of life
                                                                                              fishing boat    was threatened by
                                                                                              they worked     another group of
                                                                                              on?             people?
                                                                                                              - Put the story in
                                                                                                              order
                                                                                                              -Dictation exercises
                                                                                                              -Fact or Opinion
                                                                                                              Sorts
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         Daily Goals (teachers          Skills Check (learners                 Pre-Reading    Comprehen.          Materials and
 Date                                                            Vocabulary
               should…)                  will know how to…)                        Q’s           Q’s                 Activities
Week                                                             ―fix it up‖                                  -Have students
4     -Review the story from            -Have read and                         Summarize      -What is the    review the story in
Wed   Monday and Tuesday.               understood chapters 9-                 what           name of the     their own words.
                                        11                                     happened in    Vietnamese
        -Ask students if they have                                             the story      family boat?    -Answer discussion
        any questions so far.                                                  yesterday.                     questions at the end
                                                                                              -What do the    of each chapter
        -How do they like they                                                 What do you    Vietnamese
        story?                                                                 predict will   fisherman do    -Vocab usage/review
                                                                               happen next?   that the
        -Read Chapters 9-11                                                                   Texans do       -Sentence Anagrams
                                                                                              not? How do
                                                                                              they fish?      -Dictation exercises
        -Discuss some of the
        characters in the story, what                                                         -What kind of   -Writing practice: Do
        are they like, how would the                                                          laws do the     you think the
        describe them                                                                         Texans say      Vietnamese should
                                                                                              the             follow the Texan’s
                                                                                              Vietnamese      rules for fishing?
                                                                                              are breaking?   Why or why not?

                                                                                                              Do you think they
                                                                                                              should have
                                                                                                              purchased their own
                                                                                                              boat or should they
                                                                                                              have kept working for
                                                                                                              the Texans? What
                                                                                                              would you do and
                                                                                                              why?




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         Daily Goals (teachers         Skills Check (learners                     Pre-Reading    Comprehen.          Materials and
Date                                                            Vocabulary
               should…)                  will know how to…)                           Q’s           Q’s               Activities
                                       -Read and understand a
Week    -Review the story.             short novel.             Safety lights,    Summarize                       -Answer discussion
4                                                               float             what           Who decided      questions at the end
Thurs   -Finish reading ―The Boat      -Have a better           cushions,         happened in    to call the      of each chapter, also
        People‖                        understanding of         license, face     the story      town             can be used as writing
                                       Vietnamese culture       to face, speak    yesterday.     meeting?         practice
        -Create a timeline of events                            your mind,
        in the story, include plot                              cut in line, to                  Who could        -Vocab
        elements, rising action,                                have a crack      Do you think   attend the       review\Spelling Test
        conclusion, etc.                                        at it,            the Texans     meeting?         with vocabulary
                                                                                  and the                         words
                                                                                  Vietnamese     What was
                                                                                  people will    decided at the   Fact or Opinion Sorts
                                                                                  ever be able   meeting?
                                                                                  to work                         -Writing practice:
                                                                                  together in    Can the          What did you learn
                                                                                  the end?       Vietnamese       from reading this
                                                                                                 fish at night?   book?

                                                                                                 What are         What are some of the
                                                                                                 three things     many challenges that
                                                                                                 that were part   the Vietnamese
                                                                                                 of the           families faced? Have
                                                                                                 Vietnamese       you ever had any
                                                                                                 New Year         similar experiences?
                                                                                                 Celebration?
                                                                                                                  Do you think there
                                                                                                                  are similar problems
                                                                                                                  of discrimination in
                                                                                                                  Minnesota? What do
                                                                                                                  you think is being
                                                                                                                  done or should be
                                                                                                                  done to help it?


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                                                       Intermediate Level
                                                       JOBS AND WORK
                                                                                                                                            Educational
           Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners                                      CASAS             Materials and
Date                                                                Vocabulary       Grammar                                                Technology
                 should…)                will know how to…)                                       competencies         Activities
                                                                                                                                             Resources
Week    -Discuss and read about         -Identify different types      Names of     Past tense.   Reading          SO4 p. 102-103, 107
 5      different types of jobs.        of jobs through              occupations:                 comprehension    SO3 p. 101-103
Mon                                     reading, writing, and       doctor, nurse,                about jobs.      SO2 p. 123-124
        -Discuss the job they           speaking.                       lawyer,                                    Survival English 3 p.
        currently have if applicable.                                 mechanic,                                    113-114, 117
                                        -Express in complete        teacher, pilot,                                -Blind name tag game
        -Review regular simple past     sentences jobs they’ve         plumber,                                    -20 Questions
        tense verbs.                    had.                          housewife,                                   -Read stories about
                                                                    housekeeper,                                   different jobs and job
        -Practice writing about a job -Conjugate verbs in the             etc.                                     experiences.
        they’ve had.                  past tense and                  Question:
                                      pronounce past tense           What do you
                                      verbs correctly.                    do?
                                                                    What did you
                                                                          do?
Week                                     -Locate a job ad about     Classifieds,    Past Tense    Understand       SO4 p. 101, 105
 5      -Discuss how learners have      a job they may be           Want Ads,                     and interpret    SO3 p. 104, 106-107,
Tues    found jobs in the past.         interested in.              Job Ad                        job ads,         108
                                                                    Abbreviations,                especially job   SO2 p. 126-127
        -Introduce classified ads,      -Describe in writing        refs req., exp                ad               RLE1 p. 119
        and ad abbreviations.           and verbally how they       req, etc.                     abbreviations.   LP2 p. 15
                                        can apply for the job                                                      Survival English 3 p.
        -Have students practice         they are interested in.                                                    120-122
        searching classified ads for                                                                               SO1 p. 123-124
        jobs.                           -Able to ask about a job                                                   GIA Basic p. 154
        -Introduce the application      over the telephone or in                                                   -Classified Ads
        process. Discuss how            person.
        students could apply for a
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           Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners                                         CASAS           Materials and
Date                                                                Vocabulary         Grammar                                            Technology
                 should…)                will know how to…)                                          competencies       Activities
                                                                                                                                           Resources
        job they found in the paper.
        -Practice dialogues for
        calling about a job opening
        or asking for an application.
Week    Jobs and Job Search                                          Job skill        -Past tense.                  SO3 p. 109-111
5       -Review classified ads and       -Fill out a sample job     vocab: cook,                                    SO2 p. 128-130
Wed     abbreviations used              application.                clean, take                                     RLE1 p. 122
                                                                    care of, fix,                                   LP2 p. 10
        -Review dialogues for           -Discuss what their         help, etc.                                      RLE 4 p. 122
        asking about ajob.              potential availability                                                      RLE3 p. 122
                                        would be or if they         Job app                                         -Classfied Ads
        -Introduce sample job           would be able to work       vocab:                                          -Applications
        applications, include           overtime.                   availability,                                   -Application
        complex aspects such as                                     overtime,                                       Dialogues
        availability and writing     -Discuss and write             past
        about past experience.       about their job skills         experience,
                                     and previous job               responsibiliti
        -Discuss past job experience experience in full             es, duties, job
        and skills as it applies to  sentences using correct        history, when
        applying for a job.          past tense.                    can you
                                                                    start?, etc.
        -Introduce reading a work
        schedule and have students
        identify when they are able
        to work.
Week    Jobs and Job Search              -Identify different                          Past Tense                    GIA1 p. 69, 72         English for All
  5     -Review job search and job      places to look for a job.   Advancemen        and Help,                     LP2 p. 28                Episode 1,
Thurs   applications from                                           t, Career,        Need, Like,                   GIA Basic p. 81        comprehension
        Wednesday.                      -Conjugate correctly        Hire,             hate                          RLE4 p. 116             materials and
                                        the verbs Like, Need,       Promotion,        Conjugations                                           CD ROM
        -Review work schedules          Want, and Hate.             Job Agency,
                                                                    Confidence,
        -Watch ―English for All‖        -Read and understand        Job

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           Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners                                 CASAS           Materials and
Date                                                             Vocabulary        Grammar                                        Technology
                 should…)                will know how to…)                                  competencies       Activities
                                                                                                                                   Resources
        Story 1 Episode 1               help wanted signs.       Counselor,
                                                                 Fill Out,
        -Play the episode which         -Understand              Inventory,
        discusses job searches and      vocabulary from the      Help
        career advancement              episode                  Wanted,
        -Have students discuss what                              Classified
        goals they have for their                                Ads
        own career advancement.



Date       Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners   Vocabulary        Grammar     CASAS           Materials and         Educational
                 should…)                will know how to…)                                  competencies       Activities           Technology
                                                                                                                                      Resources
Week    -Introduce job interviews       -Be more confident in    Previous         Question                  SO4 p. 114-116, 121
 6                                      answering simple         jobs,            words.                    SO3 p. 112-114
Mon     -Introduce and practice         interview questions.     qualifications                             SO2 p. 131-134
        interview questions,                                     , challenges,                              LP2 p. 12-14
        involving questions about       -Ask and answer more     expectations,                              SO1 p. 128-129
        previous jobs, past             complex job interview    etc.
        challenges, qualifications,     questions.
        etc.

        -Discuss proper etiquette for
        working and job interviews
        in the US


Week     -Review and continue         -Understand, discuss,      Federal and                 Ability to     SO3 p. 114-116, 125-
 6      practice with job interviews. and answer questions       state tax,                  read and       128
Tues                                  about a typical            deductions,                 understand a   Survival English 3 p.
          -Present and practice       paystub…understand         net pay, gross              pay stub and   127, 128
        reading a pay stub.           what deductions are        pay, pay                    the terms      RLE2 p. 119

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Date     Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners     Vocabulary       Grammar          CASAS        Materials and      Educational
               should…)                will know how to…)                                       competencies      Activities       Technology
                                                                                                                                    Resources
                                      and the difference         period, pay                    used.        GIA Basic p. 155
        -Discuss different types of   between gross and net      date, etc.                                  RLE4 p. 119
        benefits you can receive on   pay.                                                                   RLE3 p. 125
        the job.

        -Discuss Workers Comp


Week    -Discuss safety in the                                   Appear,         Modals                      SO3 p. 129-131         English for All
6       workplace and different       -Identify various safety   Manager,        Could and                   RLE1 p. 125              Episode 2.
Wed     types of jobs that might      issues that might arise    Court, Job      Should                      SO1 p. 132-133         Comprehensio
        have dangerous aspects.       at their work place.       Safety,                                                            n Materials and
                                                                 Pamphlet,       Simple                                               CD ROM
        -Watch ―English for All‖      - Express situations       Responsibilit   future tense
        Story 1 Episode 2 Job         using simple future        y,
        Health and Safety.            tense as well as the       Dangerous,
                                      modals could and           Lawyer
        -Practice vocabulary from     should.
        the episode and elicit
        discussion about the
        problems faced in the
        episode.

        -Discuss potential safety
        issues in the workplace and
        what could or should be
        done to avoid them.




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Date     Daily Goals (teachers       Skills Check (learners    Vocabulary       Grammar       CASAS         Materials and        Educational
               should…)               will know how to…)                                    competencies      Activities          Technology
                                                                                                                                  Resources
Week    -Review safety on the job.   -Understand worker’s      Workers         Past Tense                LP2 p. 21, 26-27       English For All
  6                                  compensation              Comp, Law,                                RLE 3 p. 116             Episode 3 ,
Thurs   -Review job benefits and                               Rehabilitatio                                                    Comprehensio
        workers compensation.        -Understand the           n,                                                               n Materials and
                                     various benefits that are Medication,                                                         CD ROM
        -Watch ―English for All‖     available from jobs       Insurance,
        Story 1 Episode 3 ―Support                             Blame,
        Systems for injured          -Able to describe what Rights,
        workers‖                     happened in various       Injury
                                     events in the past tense.
        -Discuss the episode with
        students.

        -Answer and discuss
        corresponding
        comprehension questions.

        -Review and practice
        vocabulary from the
        episode.




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                                            Intermediate Level
                                        ENGLISH FOR ALL (VIDEO)
                                                GENDER
                                                                                                                                  Educational
                                        Topic/Main Focus                                   CASAS          Materials and
Date    Objectives                                           Vocabulary     Grammar                                               Technology
                                        of Episode                                         competencies   Activities
                                                                                                                                  Resources
Week                                                         Curfew,
7       - Learn to be a better parent   - Story 4            caught,        - Adjectives                  - Episode 13 print      - EFA
Mon                                                          discipline,                                  materials               Software
        - Learn to use adjectives       - Episode 13         permission,                                                          (episode 13)
                                                             dedication,                                  - Spelling test with
                                        - Parenting in the   disrespect,                                  vocabulary words
                                        United States        skip,
                                                             independent,                                 - Quiz: good or bad
                                                             own,                                         parenting?
                                                             concern,
                                                             disobey, fired
Week                                                         Never mind,
7       - Learn about women’s           - Story 4            adverb,        - Adverbs of                  - Episode 14 print      - EFA
Tues    changing roles                                       topics,        Frequency                     materials               Software
                                        - Episode 14         frequency,                                                           (episode 14)
        - Learn about adverbs of                             events, joke,                                - Spelling test with
        frequency                       - Women’s changing   keep track,                                  vocabulary words
                                        roles                absent,
                                                             eviction,                                    - Talk about women’s
                                                             irresponsible,                               roles in the US vs.
                                                             plumber,                                     their home countries
                                                             genius,
                                                             deserve

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                                     Topic/Main Focus                                   CASAS          Materials and
Date    Objectives                                       Vocabulary      Grammar                                              Technology
                                     of Episode                                         competencies   Activities
                                                                                                                              Resources

                                                         Sexual          - Adverbs of                  - Episode 15 print       - EFA
        - Learn about women’s        - Story 4           harassment,     manner                        materials                Software
Week    work issues and sexual                           proper,                                                                (episode 15)
7       harassment                   - Episode 15        literacy,                                     - Spelling test with
                                                         invitation,                                   vocabulary words
Wed     - Learn how to use adverbs   - Women’s Work      absence,
        of manner                    Issues              invade,                                       - Discussion: what is
                                                         famous,                                       and isn’t sexual
                                                         unwanted,                                     harassment
                                                         diligently,
                                                         behavior                                      - Talk about what
                                                                                                       they would do if it
                                                                                                       happened them

Week                                                                                                   - Episode 16 print       - EFA
7       - Learn about women in       - Story 4           Complicated,    Comparative                   materials                Software
Thurs   non-traditional roles                            compare,        and                                                    (episode 16)
                                     - Episode 16        non-            superlative                   - Spelling test with
        - Learn about comparative                        traditional,    forms of                      vocabulary words
        adjectives                   - Women in non-     challenge,      adjectives
                                     traditional roles   provide, fix,                                 - Quiz: is this a
                                                         brave, adapt                                  traditional or non-
                                                                                                       traditional role for a
                                                                                                       woman?

                                                                                                       - Discuss roles of
                                                                                                       women here and in
                                                                                                       their home countries




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                                      Intermediate Level
                               TANA REIFF—THE MAGIG PAPER
                                 IMMIGRATION AND MEXICO
           Daily Goals (teachers         Skills Check (learners                  Pre-Reading      Comprehen.         Materials and
Date                                                              Vocabulary
                 should…)                 will know how to…)                         Q’s             Q’s              Activities
Week                                                              VISA,
 8      -Introduce the idea of a         -Know what pre-          whispered,     The story is     Why does        - Read Chapters 1-2
Mon     short story, plot, characters,   reading is               Pesos, ―you    called ―The      Lupe want to    of The Magic Paper
        rising action, climax,                                    have my        Magic            come to the
        conclusion                       -Have some basic         word‖, fake,   Paper‖ what      US?             - Answer discussion
                                         knowledge of Mexico      sick pay,      might this                       questions at the end
        -Talk about pre-reading and                               green cards,   story be         Who tells       of each chapter
        practice pre-reading activity    -Have read Chapters      afraid         about?           Lupe that she
                                         1-3                      ―getting                        can work in     - Have students write
        -Introduce the theme of the                               caught‖        What is a        the dress       about how this might
        book, such as visas, Mexico      -Understand what a                      VISA? Who        factory?        effect their life. Do
        (map), trust                     VISA and Green Card                     is required to                   they know someone
                                         are                                     have a VISA      Did Lupe get    like this? How do
        -Talk about immigration to                                               to be here?      paid by the     they feel about this
        the US. What is legal, what                                                               hour?           story so far?
        is not.
                                                                                                  Did Lupe go     - Sentence Anagrams
        -Practice reading                                                                         back to
                                                                                                  Mexico after    - Put the story in
        -Practice writing,                                                                        she got         order. What happened
        discussing, or post reading                                                               better?         first, second, third
        activity                                                                                                  etc…..



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         Daily Goals (teachers         Skills Check (learners                  Pre-Reading    Comprehen.         Materials and
 Date                                                           Vocabulary
               should…)                 will know how to…)                         Q’s           Q’s              Activities
Week                                                           ―north‖, farm
8     -Review vocabulary and           -Understand what a      work, border,   What           How much        - Read chapters 3-5 of
Tues themes from previous day          bribe is                Tijuana,        happened in    did Benito      the Magic Paper
                                                               coyote          the story      pay the
        -Talk about border crossing.   -Understand the         Pipe, ―inch     yesterday?     policeman to    - Answer discussion
        Is it safe?                    concept of trust        by inch‖                       get to the      questions at the end
                                                               Crawl,          What do you    border?         of each chapter
        -Talk about what a bribe is    -Have read chapters 3-5 lawyer          think might
                                                               Spotted,        happen next?   How much         - Writing practice:
        -Discuss with student about                            stamped,                       did Benito      How do they feel?
        the word ―trust‖. How do                               ―face facts‖,   What does,     give the        Did Benito make the
        you decide if you trust                                                ―a day’s pay   Coyote?         right choice? What
        someone or not?                                                        is the same    How did         would they have done
                                                                               as an hour’s   Benito cross    if they were Benito?
                                                                               pay‖ mean?     the border?
                                                                                                              - Vocab practice.
                                                                               What does      How much
                                                                               bribe mean?    did Benito      - Put the story in
                                                                                              pay for his     order
                                                                                              ―American
                                                                                              wife‖

                                                                                              Why is Benito
                                                                                              very angry at
                                                                                              the end of
                                                                                              chapter 4?

                                                                                              Why did
                                                                                              Benito want
                                                                                              to find Lupe
                                                                                              so badly?




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         Daily Goals (teachers         Skills Check (learners                    Pre-Reading     Comprehen.         Materials and
 Date                                                            Vocabulary
               should…)                 will know how to…)                           Q’s               Q’s            Activities
Week                                                             Lamp                           Why doesn’t      -Read chapters 6-9 of
8                                      -Understand and use       factory,                       Benito want      The Magic Paper
Wed   -Review chapters 3-5.            the concept of Pro vs.    ―leave a        Summarize      to work in the
                                       Con                       paper trail‖,   what           lamp factory     -Answer discussion
        -Discuss relationships and                               ‖against my     happened in    at first? Why    questions at the end
        in the U.S. Why do some        - Have read chapters      will‖, money    the story      does he          of each chapter
        people choose to get           6-9                       order, ―worth   yesterday      change his
        married?                                                 the wait‖,                     mind?            -Vocab usage/review
                                       -Write sentences on       ―kill two       What do you
        -Talk about making             how they feel about the   birds with      predict will   Why don’t        -Sentence Anagrams
        decisions. How do you          story                     one stone‖,     happen next?   Lupe and
        decide what do to?                                       ―bad shape‖                    Benito go        -Practice making pro
                                                                 ―hung in the                   back to          and con lists
        -Read Chapters 6-9                                       air‖, ―hard                    Mexico to get
                                                                 luck life‖                     married?         -Writing practice:
        -Discuss the idea of Pro vs.                                                                             How do you feel
        Con                                                                                     What does        about this story. What
                                                                                                Lupe want        would you have done
                                                                                                Raquel to do     if you were Benito
                                                                                                to come to the   and Lupe.
                                                                                                U.S.?

                                                                                                How many
                                                                                                people were
                                                                                                in the back of
                                                                                                the trunk that
                                                                                                Benito and
                                                                                                Lupe where
                                                                                                in?




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         Daily Goals (teachers        Skills Check (learners                Pre-Reading   Comprehen.          Materials and
Date                                                           Vocabulary
               should…)                will know how to…)                       Q’s          Q’s               Activities

Week    -Review chapters 6-9          -Have read chapters 10- Border        Summarize     Did everyone     -Read chapters 10-12
8                                     12                      guard,        what          like the new     of the Magic Paper
Thurs   -Have a discussion about                              crowded,      happened in   law that
        ―doing what you must‖         -Summarize the whole begged,          the story     passed? Why      -Answer discussion
        what does this mean? What     story and be able to    record,       yesterday.    or why not?      questions at the end
        kind of decisions have you    write a few sentences   wishes,                                      of each chapter
        made ―doing what you          about how they felt     ―worth it’s   What does     What does
        must‖.                        about it.               weight in     ―doing what   Lupe use to      -Vocab review
                                                              gold‖         you must‖     show that she
        -Practice writing sentences                                         mean?         had been in      -Writing practice:
        using ―I feel‖ or ―I felt‖                                                        the U.S. since   when have had to ―do
                                                                            What is the   before 1982?     what you must‖?
        -Read chapters 10-12                                                ―magic
                                                                            paper‖?                        -Put the whole story
        -Talk about if any of the                                                                          in order of what
        students in the class have                                                                         happened first,
        been through something                                                                             second, third etc….
        similar to this
        story…keeping in mind                                                                              -Create a story
        some students might not be                                                                         timeline highlighting
        comfortable discussing                                                                             rising action, climax,
        there personal story.                                                                              conclusion

                                                                                                           -Able to discuss
                                                                                                           different characters in
                                                                                                           the book




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                                          Intermediate Level
                                        FOOD AND COOKING
                                         Unit Skill Objectives:
Reading and Writing                                             Vocabulary
 Students will…                                                     Basic foods from all food groups
  Read recipes                                                     Measurement units
  Identify components of basic menus                               Cooking verbs
  Read a restaurant bill                                           Cooking equipment and utensils
  Recognize measurements                                           Restaurants menus and vocabulary
  Write sentences\paragraphs describing food preparation and       Supermarkets
          recipes
  Read and recognize supermarket ads


Listening and Speaking                                          Grammar
 Students will…                                                  Students will…
  Describe different types of foods                              Correctly use A and An
  Order from a menu in a restaurant                              Correctly use count and non count nouns
  Give and follow verbal cooking instructions
  Recognize verbal measurements




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       Daily Goals (teachers              Skills Check (learners                                          CASAS           Materials and
Date                                                                   Vocabulary         Grammar
       should…)                           will know how to…)                                              competencies    Activities
                                                                      mushroom,
Mon      Food and Grocery Stores          -Speak, read, write food    pineapple,          A versus An                      Survival English 2 p. 71-
Week                                      vocabulary                  avocado,                                             72
9        -Review and practice fruit and                               grapefruit, beet,                                    SO2 p. 41-42, 55-56
         vegetable vocab                   - Be able to read and      radish,                                              GIA 1 p. 74-75, 78
                                           recognize food quality     cabbage, garlic,                                     RLE1p. 64
         -Review and practice meat,                                   yams,                                                LP 1p. 136-137
         dairy and grain food vocab                                   cucumbers,                                           RLE3 p. 63
                                                                      eggplants,
         -Discuss foods that learners like                            papayas
         and dislike, practice writing                                Ham, pork
         sentences about these                                        chops, lamb,
         preferences.                                                 bacon, sausage
                                                                      salami, yogurt,
         -Introduce and practice food                                 margarine,
         quality vocabulary.                                          bagels, etc
                                                                      Fresh, expired,
                                                                      ripe, rotten
Tues     -Review and practice food         -Correctly use A and An.   Jar, bottle, can,                                    Stories Plus, ―Caffeine
Week     container vocabulary.                                        dozen, gallon,      A versus An                      Dreams‖ p. 16-21
9                                          -Create healthy and        bar, slice, lb,                                      SO3 p. 89-93
         -Review A versus An               balanced meals.            bag, box,           Count and Non                    SO2 p. 48, 50-51
                                                                      bunch, carton,      Count Nouns                      GIA1 p. 76-77
         -Introduce food groups\food       -Understand the            loaf, roll, tube,                                    RLE 1p. 69
         pyramid.                          importance of reading food package, etc.                                        LP1 p. 134
                                           labels.                                                                         RLE 4 p. 63, 69
         -Discuss the importance of                                   Fat, calories,                                       SO1 p. 49
         healthy, balanced meals.          -Identify food containers. protein,
                                                                      Cholesterol,
         -Have students create menus for                              Ingredients,
         meals of the day that are healthy                            Serving Size,
         and balanced.                                                Sodium.
         Introduce and practice reading
         food labels.

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       Daily Goals (teachers               Skills Check (learners                                            CASAS           Materials and
Date                                                                   Vocabulary          Grammar
       should…)                            will know how to…)                                                competencies    Activities
Wed    -Introduce and practice count                                   Coupon,                                               Survival English 2 p. 64,
Week   and non-count nouns                 -Understand and compute     savings, cents,     Count and Non                     66
9                                          coupon prices, percentage   expiration date,    Count Nouns                       SO 4 p. 90-91
       -Review food labels                 off, etc.                   ¢, off, 2 for                                         SO2 p. 46-47, 49
                                                                       one,                                                  GIA 1 p. 80-81
         -Practice reading supermarket     -Correctly use count and                                                          RLE1 p. 67-68
         ads and coupons.                  non-count nouns.                                                                  LP1 p. 129, 132, 138,
                                                                                                                             143
         -Practice question asking, How                                                                                      RLE 4p. 71
         much? How many?                                                                                                     RLE 3 p. 67-69

         -Review food\nutrition            -Read and understand        Fry, boil, grill,   Imperative                          -Stories Plus ―Terrible
Thurs    vocabulary from the week.         simple recipes.             simmer, peel,       commands.                           Food‖ p. 82-87
Week                                                                   slice, cut, chop,   Cut the onion.                      Survival English 2 p. 68-
9        -Review count and non count       -Write simple recipes for   steam, mix,         Boil the water.                     70
         nouns.                            foods they enjoy.           bake, stir, pour,
                                                                       beat, , add,        Count and Non                       SO2 p. 52-54
         -Discuss with students what                                   bake, cook,         Count Nouns                         LP 1 p. 135
         foods they like to cook.                                      cover, mix                                              RLE 2p. 65
                                                                                                                               SO1 p. 48
         Introduce cooking verbs.

         -Practice reading and writing
         simple recipes.

         -Read food and cooking stories.




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                                                                                                                                            Educational
        Daily Goals (teachers             Skills Check (learners                                      CASAS          Materials and
Date                                                                Vocabulary       Grammar                                                Technology
        should…)                          will know how to…)                                          competencies   Activities
                                                                                                                                            Resources
Week    -Review cooking verbs.                                      Can opener,
10                                        -Write clear and          grater,          Imperative                      RLE2 p. 60-63
Mon     -Introduce and practive           concise directions        steamer,         Commands:                       SO1 p. 55
        measurement and utensil           using correct ordinal     frying pan,
        vocabulary.                       words.                    pot, ladle,      Cut the fruit.
                                                                    wooden           Boil the
        -Read and practice writing        -Read and understand a    spoon,           water.
        recipes.                          recipe.                   vegetable
                                                                    peeler,
        -Have students give and                                     colander,
        follow directions for                                       spatula,
        making simple foods like                                    eggbeater,
        sandwiches.                                                 whisk, tongs,
                                                                    lid, cookie
        -Practice ordinal words,                                    sheet, pot
        First, second, then, last, etc.                             holders,
                                                                    rolling pin
                                                                    Teaspoon,
                                                                    Tablespoon,
                                                                    Cup, 1\2, 1\4,
                                                                    1\3, etc.
Week    -Review recipe reading and        -Write about a food or    Review from                                      GIA Basic p. 127       http://www.top
10      writing.                          recipe they enjoy.        previous                                         RLE 4p. 58-60          ics-
Tues    -Have students work on            -Gain an understanding    days.                                                                   mag.com/foods
        writing about the foods in        of different foods from                                                                           /world-of-
        their country or a particular     around the world.                                                                                 food.htm
        recipe they enjoy.

        -Read stories about different
        foods of the world.



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        Daily Goals (teachers          Skills Check (learners                              CASAS          Materials and
Date                                                            Vocabulary       Grammar                                         Technology
        should…)                       will know how to…)                                  competencies   Activities
                                                                                                                                 Resources
Week    -Introduce and practice        -Read, speak, write      Restaurant,                               Stories Plus ―A chef’s http://www.top
10      restaurant vocabulary.         restaurant vocabulary.   server,                                   Secrets‖ p. 34-39      ics-
Wed                                                             waiter,                                                          mag.com/foods
        -Practice restaurant        -Confidently order          waitress,                                 SO2 p. 43-45           /world-of-
        dialogues and ordering from from a menu and             host, hostess,                            GIA Basic p. 123,      food.htm
        a menu.                     understand different        busboy,                                   128-131
                                    parts of a menu.            bartender,                                RLE3 p. 58-561
        -Discuss the practice of                                booth, table,                             SO1 p. 46
        tipping and proper tips in                              bar,
        the US and students home                                appetizer,
        countries.                                              soup, salad,
                                                                entrée,
        -Continue editing and                                   dessert,
        writing about foods and                                 beverage, tip,
        recipes.                                                gratuity

Week    -Review restaurant             -Read, write, speak      Review                                    RLE 3p. 62, 66-68      http://www.top
10      vocabulary.                    food and cooking                                                                          ics-
Thurs                                  vocabulary.                                                                               mag.com/foods
        -Review from the unit.                                                                                                   /world-of-
                                       -Write a clear and                                                                        food.htm
        -Prepare a final draft of a    coherent paragraph or
        recipe or food story from      recipe about food or
        their country.                 food traditions from
                                       their country.
        -Prepare a dish according to
        a recipe and practice mock     -Prepare a dish
        restaurant situations if       according to a recipe.
        possible.




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