This course pack is designed to meet the learning outcomes for Adult Literacy Fundamental English Level 6 (roughly equivalent to grades 7.5 to 9 in the K-12 system). Every chapter includes a level-appropriate, high-interest reading of between 500 and 1,000 words. The readings are freely available in a separate reader with convenient links to the readings in each chapter of this course pack. Each chapter includes pre-reading questions that can be used for individual reflection, journalling or class discussion, vocabulary-building exercises, comprehension questions, grammar lessons and practice exercises, and writing tasks.
This course pack makes use of a number of graphic organizers to help students order their thoughts in a visual way, as well as a Digital Story Progress Sheet and Paragraph Writing Checklist. In the appendix, there are: a list of all graphic organizers and forms used in the course pack and writing assessment checklists. Font size and line spacing can be adjusted in the online view, and have been enhanced for the print and PDF versions for easier reading. This course pack has been reviewed by subject experts from colleges and universities.
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