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GED Beyond the Basics Lesson Plans
This book includes twenty-four lesson plans. Eight plans have been developed for each of the following academic areas: mathematics, writing, and reading. The Florida GED: Beyond the Basics lesson plans provide the teacher with a beginning step to implementing the pedagogy that supports the Florida GED: Beyond the Basics model.

 

http://webquest.org
The Official Webquest website. Online inquiry-based projects for K-12 and adult students.

http://literacy.kent.edu/eureka/index2.html
This resource for adult basic education instructors will allow you to search the Eureka! lesson database by topic or program type and discover lessons that have been used successfully by ABLE instructors with their students.

http://www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/
Lessons from today's headlines! Archives are available

 

Florida GED Online Lessons
Link here to access 200 online lessons designed to help teachers prepare students for GED 2002.

http://www.pbs.org/lifebeyondearth/resources/teacher.html
Within this section, you will find three teacher lesson plans adaptable for K-12 classrooms. These lesson plans � complete with activities, discussion ideas, and literary resources � offer creative ideas for teaching the concept of life beyond Earth in the classroom.

Online Learning Activities

http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/
Puzzlemaker from Discovery.com
Help reinforce learning by creating and printing out puzzles for students to complete. This site is great for teachers!

http://www.lemonadestandgame.com/
Lemonade Stand is a classic game that teaches the basics about how supply and demand effect business.   In this game, it is your job to run a street-corner lemonade stand and to try to make some money doing it.   Your business decisions affect supply and demand, and therefore, your profitability.

http://www.essaypunch.com/
Essaypunch.com
This web site takes users through the actual steps of writing a short essay.   Users develop an idea and write their own short essay, consisting of an introduction, a two-to-three paragraph body and a conclusion.  Program prompts guide users step by step through pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting and publishing.

http://www.businessletterpunch.com/
Businessletterpunch.com
This web site takes users through the actual steps of writing a business letter. Users go through the process of constructing a letter they would write in a business environment.  Steps to a finished letter include pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting and publishing.  Completed business letters can be transferred to a word processing program, HTML editor or e-mail application. 

http://www.paragraphpunch.com/
Paragraphpunch.com
This web site takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic paragraph. Users develop an idea and write their own topic sentence, body and conclusion. Program prompts guide users step by step through pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting and publishing.  Completed paragraphs can be transferred to a word processing program, HTML editor or e-mail application. 

http://www.meritquizcenter.com/
Merit Quiz Center
The quizzes on this web site are designed to improve reading comprehension, build vocabulary and sharpen grammar skills.  The grammar, vocabulary, and writing quizzes give the user a quick assessment of eight basic skill questions.  The ESL reading quizzes have six questions.  The other reading quizzes have three texts with six questions per text.  They give the user an assessment of three basic reading skills.