Reading exercises

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.

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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.

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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

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

William Pender - The Story of a Cooper (1996)

Book 10

This essay is the tenth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

The Struggle for Work in the Great Depression (1996)

Book 8

This essay is the eighth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

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