A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and the Justice Education Society. Designed for first-time renters, the course covers both practical and legal topics to consider before deciding to rent. Students can complete activities such as creating a budget, thinking about their housing needs, preparing a list of references, writing a cover letter and pet resume, and ordering a credit report. The course is video-based, and sections can be viewed in any order. Students who complete the course and pass the final exam earn a certificate that can be presented to landlords when they apply for tenancy. By completing the course, students will be better equipped to find rental housing and succeed in their tenancies. Core skills, such as financial literacy, smart decision making, effective communication, and problem solving are a key focus of the material.
This is a lesson plan and worksheet on using titles and headings to understand non-fiction text, and make predictions.
This lesson likens titles and headings and titles to roadsigns (they tell you where you are going and what is next) and has an accompanying worksheet for students to complete to show their understanding of how a text is organized under headings, and how to use them to make predictions or find specific information.
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening, and viewing strategies to make meaning Recognize how different texts reflect different purposes. Recognize text features and strategies to use them.
Core Competency: Communication
I can summarize key ideas in text.
I can present information in an organized way.
I can acquire information and interpret text, using headings and titles.
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