Classroom materials

That's What Friends Are For (2003)

This is an easy-to-read book written with adult learners in mind. The story is about a family struggling to get by in Mexico. They move to Canada and their lives improve, thanks to their hard work and the kindness of friends.

Following the story are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

How Many Days 'Til Christmas? (2003)

This is a story about the Christmas experiences of a family of eight who live in Mexico. It is an easy-to-read book, written for adult learners.

Following the story, there are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

Good Times, Bad Times (2003)

This easy-to-read book was written for adult learners. The story is about a family living in Paraguay, who struggle through some hard times and move to Canada. In Canada, they have some bad times as well, but also some good times.

Following the story, there are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

The Blanket (2003)

This is an easy-to-read book written with adult learners in mind. The story is about a family in Mexico, the loss of a family member, and a treasured blanket. Following the story, there are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

Pushed Through and Second Chances: Stories About the Right to Read (2003)

This book is based on interviews with adult learners and contains the interviews/essays and a finished play.

The idea for the project was to explore, through interviews, some of the less obvious reasons why people end up with poor literacy skills and to prepare a theatrical presentation based on these real–life stories.

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2005-07-04

A Hell of a Good Job! Finding Work that Matters (1998)

Volume 1

This is the first in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

New Realities in Health Care and Job Safety (1998)

Volume 2

This is the second in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

To Every Work a Season: Adapting to Change (1998)

Volume 3

This is the third in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

Chance and Luck: Making a Job (1998)

Volume 4

This is the fourth in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

We Ask Our Own Questions (2005)

Activity Booklet (Moving Beyond the International Adult Literacy & Skills Survey - I.A.L.S.S.)

This booklet of activities was developed to help people understand the International Adult Literacy Skills Survey (IALSS).

It is hoped that this booklet be used to reflect on how answers to questions are gathered and used to make policy decisions. It is also hoped that the booklet will encourage people to ask questions in different ways, such as through art.

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2005-05-11

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