Lesson plans

Repetitive Strain Injuries (B): Presentation on RSI (2009)

Lesson Plan 22

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners working in a job where they are at risk for RSI (repetitive strain injuries). Learners will deliver a short presentation about the risks of RSI in a job familiar to them. This is the second of two lesson plans on repetitive strain injuries.

The two Essential Skills required are Document Use, and Oral Communication.

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2009-11-04

Repetitive Strain Injuries (A): Building Background Knowledge (2009)

Lesson Plan 21

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners working in a job where they are at risk for RSI (repetitive strain injuries). Learners will use fact sheets to learn about common types of injuries as well as symptoms and prevention. This is the first of two lessons on repetitive strain injuries.

The two Essential Skills required are Document Use, and Oral Communication.

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2009-11-04

Responding to Complaints (2009)

Lesson Plan 20

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, helps learners identify implied and explicit complaints that they may encounter in the workplace. They will learn vocabulary, expressions as well as the tone required to be able to respond appropriately to these complaints.

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2009-10-28

Reading WHMIS Information on Product Labels (2009)

Lesson Plan 19

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who will be working with hazardous materials and who are taking WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training. The objective of the lesson is to understand WHMIS symbols and to find information on workplace product labels.

The Essential Skill required is Document Use.

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2009-10-28

Reading your Paycheque (2009)

Lesson Plan 18

This lesson plan teaches learners how to interpret information found on their pay stubs. Prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, it introduces learners to the vocabulary needed to read and understand deductions in their paycheques that will affect their disposable income.

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2009-10-28

Clear Workplace Communication (B): Learning to Negotiate in the Workplace (2009)

Lesson Plan 17

In the workplace, learners will meet a variety of communication styles. They may need to understand how language can mean different things to different people. They need to know how to communicate directly and to clarify expectations.

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2009-10-28

Clear Workplace Communication (A) (2009)

Lesson Plan 16

In the workplace, learners will meet a variety of communication styles. They may need to understand how language can mean different things to different people. They need to know how to communicate directly and to clarify expectations.

This lesson plan is the first of two lessons on clear workplace communication. Prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, it is geared to a workplace preparation class.

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2009-10-28

Get Set Learn - Everything You Need to Run a Family Literacy Program (2008)

Get Set Learn is a family literacy program that focuses on both parents and their children. This program stresses the importance of reading to your child on a daily basis, engaging in literacy play and being a literacy role model. The Get Set Learn program consists of an 8-week session featuring two two-hour classes per week.

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2008-10-27

A Health Literacy Manual for Older Adults (2006)

We know from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALSS), that many seniors have difficulty reading and writing. Poor literacy skills seriously compromise seniors' health and well-being: if seniors have difficulty reading and writing, they may not able to obtain health information or may not be able to understand instructions.

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2008-03-11

Books in the Home - Instructor's Program Manual (2004)

The Books in the Home Program Manual is a joint project between the Northwest Territories Literacy Council and Nunavut Literacy Council. The project follows the 1-2-3 Rhyme With Me Program Manual and “Read to Me…Read Together” Family Literacy Guide and is the next step in the initiative to promote and support family literacy programs in the two territories.

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2004-10-04

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