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Course Description

There are many different types of texts, lesson plans, computer-assisted courseware, online courseware, websites, videos, manipulatives, games, and activities that are appropriate for the College and Career Readiness Adult ESL Civics course. The following course encompasses two 8 week sessions. Topics appropriate for an Adult ESL Civics are included, as well as sample texts, online resources, and additional resources specific to the topic area. As classrooms, students, and teachers are dynamic, not static, this guide is meant to help organize and not be the final draft for your classroom. Materials and order of progression can be changed or left out according to the needs of the students and flow of lessons. Teachers are the experts of their classrooms and student needs.

Scope and Sequence

The scope and sequence provides (EL Civics objectives) / (CASAS correlations) and CPCC Benchmarks for the course.

Foundational Scope and Sequence (Levels 1, 2, 3)

CASAS EL Civics Standards

CPCC Benchmarks

Note to Teacher

The courses were developed to give teachers access to as many resources as possible in an organized format. Below materials include pacing guides and sample syllabus. Central Piedmont Community College department of Adult ESL believes teachers are the leaders in their classroom. Teachers base courses on student needs. Teachers and students are not bound to a pacing guide. Classrooms are multi-dimensional and the needs of students are not always linear. Use the below materials as guides when or if needed.

Pacing Guide

The pacing guide is an all-encompassing curriculum for the course. The guide includes a suggested format, civics lessons, lesson plans, photocopiable materials, online resources, and more. Open pacing guide in Word (tab at top of sharepoint screen) in order to access all resources.

Pacing Guide

(*work in progress – check back for updates)

Sample Syllabus

The sample syllabus provides an example of suggested course expectations, organization of information, texts used, and standards for Adult ESL students.

Sample Syllabus