Designed for teachers, these materials are guides for classroom activities that can be used to develop adult students’ literacy skills and knowledge of particular content.
All NCSALL Teaching materials are PDF documents. You must have Acrobat Reader 4.0 (or newer) in order to download and view them.
- Understanding What Reading Is All About (July 2005)
Based on findings from reading research conducted by NCSALL and others, this guide offers 13 lessons designed to help learners understand the components of reading that are part of becoming a more fluent reader. The lessons can be used as an independent mini-course or be integrated into an existing curriculum.
- Creating Authentic Materials and Activities for the Adult Literacy Classroom (April 2003)
Based on the findings of NCSALL's Literacy Practices of Adult Learners study, this book is an introduction to providing literacy instruction based upon the literacy needs and interests learners have outside of the classroom.
- Beyond the GED: Making Conscious Choices about the GED and your Future (April 2000, rev. 2006)
Newly revised to include new data and information on the Internet, this guide for GED instructors offers lesson plans and helps teachers develop as professionals. It also gives adult learners an opportunity to practice writing, use graphs, read charts, and analyze research findings on the economic impact of the GED.