"Get Caught Reading!" and other literacy promotion ideas from the National Adult Literacy Database
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Facilitator Training Manual: "A Learner-Centred Approach to Tutoring Adult ESL Learners"
Manual to assist educators and learners, developed by TR Leger Adult Literacy and Employment Preparation Program
In this "How To" Kit from the National Adult Literacy Database, you will find a description of readers theater, tips for creating scripts and putting them into practice, ready-made scripts and futher resources.
“Our struggling readers at our school love all the ORCA book series. The books fly off the shelves! Not only do the covers appeal to the students, but the content is so appropriate to their age level! Thank you, thank you, thank you both from a librarian and from the students themselves.”Carol Rachuk
Colborne Street School, Strathroy
“The Orca Currents series offers books for 'reluctant' young-adult readers, with straightforward vocabulary, interesting subjects, and fast-paced plots. ”Canadian Book Review Annual
Additional Online Resources
National Adult Literacy Database Canada's Literacy and Essential Skills Network
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