Total Immersion of English Strategies (TIES) Lesson Plans

Overview of Grant Project

The purpose of the Total Immersion of English Strategies (TIES) lesson plans is to help students help themselves in the development of English language skills outside the classroom. These lesson plans were developed as part of a Florida Department of Education's 2003-2005 English Literacy and Civics Education Project Literacy Challenge grant.

Lesson Plans and Handouts

The American DreamLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Appropriate Greetings/Introductions/FarewellsLow Beginning/High BeginningHandout
Branches of U.S. GovernmentAdvancedHandout
Career Advancement: Meet a College AdvisorLow BeginningHandout
Community Resources: Obtaining a Library CardLow BeginningN/A
Community Resources: Checking out a Library BookLow BeginningHandout
Community Resources: The Post OfficeLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Community Resources: The Social Security OfficeLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Consumer Issues: Car InsuranceHigh BeginningHandout
Consumer Issues: Day CareHigh BeginningN/A
Consumer Issues: Home RepairsLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Consumer Issues: Orientation to a Health ClubLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Eating in a Restaurant: How to OrderHigh Intermediate/AdvancedHandout
The History/Traditions of the Fourth of JulyLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Language LogLow BeginningHandout
Let's Get a MenuHigh Intermediate/AdvancedHandout
Positive ParentingAdvancedN/A
Print AdsAdvancedHandout
Restaurant EtiquetteHigh Intermediate/AdvancedHandout
Schools and VolunteeringLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Shopping: Warranties and Sales ReceiptsHigh Intermediate/AdvancedHandout
Shopping: Visiting a Clothing StoreLow Beginning/High BeginningHandout
Shopping: Visiting a Clothing StoreLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Television CommercialsAdvancedHandout
Travel: Making Air Travel ArrangementsLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Travel: Making Hotel and Car ReservationsLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Visit a Beauty SalonLow Beginning/High BeginningHandout
Visit a Nail SalonLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Visit a SupermarketLow Beginning/High BeginningHandout
Visit the Orange County History MuseumAdvancedHandout
Weekly and Monthly BudgetingLow Intermediate/High IntermediateHandout
Wildlife, Pets and Nature: It's Their WorldAdvancedHandout


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