EL/Civics Activities Packet

The activities in this Life Skills ESL packet addresses the learner’s ability to function in everyday life and interact with individuals in relation to their immediate needs.

Content Page

Contents and Introduction to the EL/Civics Activities Packet

Section I: Description of EL/Civics Teaching and Assessment Competencies


Civics by the Calendar Activity Options Grid and Civics by the Calendar Resource Page

Community Service Activity Options Grid

Consumer Economics Activity Options Grid and Resource Page

Employment Activity Options Grid

Employment Resource Page

Health Activity Options Grid

Health Resource Page

Housing Activity Options Grid

Housing Resource Page

Transportation & Directions Activity Options Grid

Transportation & Directions Resource Page

Section III: Learner Records of Achievement

Record of Achievement, version 1

Record of Achievement, version 2


Rubrics for CCA

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing-Forms and Applications
  • Writing-Composition/ Mechanics/Grammar

Descriptions of Teaching/Assessment Strategies

  • Active Listening
  • Discovery Learning
  • Field Trip
  • Guest Speaker

An EL/Civics State Leadership Project funded through P.L. 105-220 (Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Section 222(a)(2) and 223) by the Colorado Department of Education, Center for At-Risk Education (CARE), Adult Education and Family Literacy, FY2002. A Project of the Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning