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Language Arts Skills Index

The Language Arts and the Math and Science Skills Indexes are designed to help you integrate the TV411 videos, web lessons, and print downloads into your classroom's curriculum. Use the dropdown menu below to browse the full catalog of our language arts materials by the skill or content area they address.

Skill/Content: Adult Learner Profiles
Type Description Skill/Content
Video Video: Read for Work

A mechanic improves his ability to read instructions and manuals and to read to his children.

Adult Learner Profiles
Video Video: Reader and Teacher

A New York man, despite having a reading disability, teaches others how to pass motor vehicle exams.

Adult Learner Profiles
Video Video: Steelworkers Write

Poet Jimmy Baca conducts a dynamic writing workshop with Indiana steelworkers.

Adult Learner Profiles
Video Video: Study for a Career

An out-of-work Appalachian coal miner succeeds in changing careers.

Adult Learner Profiles
Skill/Content: Autobiographical Writing
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson Personal Dictionary

Want to expand your vocabulary? Start a personal dictionary. A blank address book is a perfect place to list new words and definitions.

Autobiographical Writing
Lesson Write Your Autobiography

We all have stories to tell about our lives. Why not write them down? The trick is to write them well so your readers keep turning the pages!

Autobiographical Writing
Print Lesson Personal Story

Click on the title to download the worksheet.

Autobiographical Writing
Video Video: A Poet's Life

Poet Jimmy Baca shares his learning journey and the strength he has gained along the way.

Autobiographical Writing
Video Video: A Steelworker's Story

A newly-minted writer tells vivid stories of being a female steelworker.

Autobiographical Writing
Video Video: Frank McCourt

Adult learners discuss this best-selling memoir and meet its author, Frank McCourt.

Autobiographical Writing

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