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Semester-long projects, tasks, and assessment

E-portfolio on Google Drive


Weekly learning logs
Weekly spelling and vocabulary quizzes
Weekly grammar quizzes
Field trips to cafeteria or SG campus to visit Culinary Arts academy for tastings
Potlucks for food description activities
Customer and server role-plays
Graphic organizers
Peer editing writing circles

Week
(12-15
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Unit Language Input Language Skills Highlighted activities, tasks, and
projects
Grammar Vocabulary Reading Writing Oral: Listening and
Speaking
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Student
Handbook:
Scanning

Growth
Mindset:
Main ideas
and details
Exchanging personal
information

Classroom instructions
Icebreakers
Assembly
Pre-TEAAL (diagnostic test)
Career Survey
Time management and study habits
reflection
Sign up for Gmail
Introduce Google Drive and
Google+

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Goal-setting:
Review of future
forms will and be
going to
Job skills and
professional
qualities
Punctual,
responsible,
etc.
Job descriptions
and W-4s:
Making
predictions and
Scanning
Filling out forms:
Job applications, W-
4s, and workers
compensation claims

Schedule an interview or
meeting:

Does 3:30pm on Saturday
work for you?


Step-by-step instructions:

First, check the expiration
date on the ketchup bottles.
Informal group presentations on
skills and professional qualities of
various professions
Career goals writing assignment
first draft
Search job boards online
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Scheduled future
events and
arrangements:
Present Simple
and Continuous
Workplace
tasks
Clock in, check
ramekins, etc.

Employee
handbooks:
making
predictions and
scanning
Create work schedules and business
hour signs
Web research job-related
certifications and trainings
(ServSafe, alcohol compliance, food
handling, etc.)
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Schedules and
plans: future time
clauses
Paystub
Gross pay, net
pay,
deductions, etc.
Paystubs: Making
predictions and
scanning
Polite requests:

Excuse me, what time is the
staff meeting?

Could you tell me more about
the dress code?
Staff meeting group role-play
Navigate websites to find price,
time, and location
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Schedules and
plans: Future
continuous
Review unit 2
vocabulary
Menus and
invoices: making
predictions and
scanning
Introducing topic
sentence, supporting
details, and
concluding sentence
Create an invoice online
Career goals writing assignment
final draft
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Describing
feelings and
opinions:
participle
adjectives
Describing wine
Bright, oaked,
velvety, etc.
Texts on wine:
skimming and
vocabulary in
context
Expansion: Topic
sentence, supporting
details, and
concluding sentence
Clarifying questions

Im sorry. Could you repeat
that please?

Did you say X or Y?
Feelings map and writing
assignment first draft
Wine tasting field trip
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Describing
products and
services:
equatives
Food costs and
descriptions
Cheap,
expensive, etc.
Texts on food
prices: skimming
and vocabulary in
context
Calculate specials and promotions
Supermarket field trip
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Describing
products and
services:
comparatives
Describing food
Fresh, organic,
spicy, etc.
Texts on food
sourcing:
skimming and
vocabulary in
contexts
Persuading/upselling

Would you like bread with
that?

Are you interested in any
appetizers?
Feelings writing assignment final
draft
Creating flyers promoting specials
on word processor

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Describing
products and
services:
superlatives and
Unit 3 review
Review Unit 3
vocabulary
Texts on
international
cuisines:
skimming and
vocabulary in
contexts
Triple Venn diagram comparing 3
cuisines and writing assignment
first draft
Creating menus with food
descriptions on word processor
Mid semester conferences
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Customer
requests: Past
Simple and Past
Continuous
Special
instructions
Without onions,
nut allergy,
gluten free, etc.
Texts on common
food allergies:
main ideas and
details
Introducing formal
letters: writing a
letter of complaint to
a restaurant
Tone and register for
speaking to customers


How are you this evening?
May I tell you about our
specials?
Comparing 3 cuisines writing
assignment final draft
Matching ingredients to food
allergies
Letter to Starbucks first draft
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Describing
customer
disputes &
complaints: Past
Simple and
Continuous
Customer
complaints
Rude, long wait,
bad service, etc.
Yelp reviews and
customer
satisfaction
surveys: making
inferences
Brainstorming customer complaints
and solutions
Calculate checks and make change
Letter to Starbucks final draft

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Describing job
experience:
Present Perfect
with For/Since
and be able to
Review job skills
Take orders,
calculate checks,
etc.
Employee
handbook dos and
donts: main idea
and details
Phone skills for taking
orders, calling in sick, and
requesting shift coverage

Thank you for calling _____.
How may I assist you?

Hey Maria, could we trade
shifts on Thursday? I have a
doctors appointment in the
morning.
Tipping out
Organizing files and folders on
Google Drive
Job interview role play
Letter to Le Diplomate first draft
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Describing
finished and
unfinished tasks:
Present Perfect
with yet/already
Review unit 4
vocabulary
Employee
evaluations:
making references
Review filling out
forms: customer
satisfaction surveys
and employee
evaluations
Role-play between manager and
employee about finished and
unfinished tasks
Formatting a formal letter in word
processor
Letter to Le Diplomate final draft
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Describing
workplace rights
regarding
discrimination:
gerunds as
subjects
Discrimination
Race, gender,
nationality, etc.
DOL
Employment
Posters:
Predictions and
scanning
Expansion: Writing a
formal letter to
document a
workplace dispute to
HR
Justifying assertions and
opinions

That is illegal because ____.
Web research on community
resources that support workers
rights
Letter to HR documenting
discrimination first draft
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Describing
workplace rights
regarding sexual
harassment:
gerunds as
objects
Sexual
harassment
Hostile work
environment,
quid pro quo,
etc.
Employee
handbook's sexual
harassment policy
section:
Skimming and
vocabulary in
context
Letter to HR documenting
discrimination final draft
Guest speaker on workplace rights
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Overtime and
leave policies:
infinitives with
too and enough
Leave
Medical, family,
maternity, etc.
Community flyers
and factsheets
about FMLA:
main ideas and
details and
making inferences
Review paragraph
formation: topic
sentence, supporting
details, and
concluding sentence
Review
Scheduling meetings
Step-by-step instructions
Clarifying questions

Review paystubs to calculate hours
for overtime
Connecting workplace rights to
personal experience writing
assignment first draft
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Wage theft:
infinitives with
too and enough
Review Unit 5
vocabulary
Community flyers
and factsheets
about wage theft:
main ideas and
making inferences
Connecting workplace rights to
personal experience writing
assignment final draft
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Review
Topics informed by quiz data
and learning logs
Review
All reading and writing skills
Review
Persuading/upselling
Tone/register
Phone skills
Post-TEAAL
Technology test
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Review informed by Post-TEAAL results data Student conferences
Course evaluation
Pre-registration
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