EL/Civics Lesson Plans

I. Rights and Responsibilites of Citizenship

II. Civic Participation

III. U.S. History and Government and Citizenship Preparation


I. Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

I.1 - Consumer Economics - Housing - Methods and procedures to obtain housing and related services

ELC 469 Housing I.1

ELC 490 Renters' Rights I.1

ELC 684 Housing I.1

ELC 824 Housing I.1

ELC 838 Apartment Hunting I.1

I.2 - Consumer Economics - Housing - Interpret renter's rights, lease and rental agreements

ELC 101 Basic Housing Issues I.2

ELC 106 Renters' Rights I.2

I.3 - Consumer Economics - Housing - Basic housing issues, maintenance, and advocacy

ELC 442 Identify Basic Housing Issues I.3

ELC 443 Basic Housing Issues I.3

I.4 - Community Resources - Immigrant Resources - Access state and local agencies

ELC 32 Access Local and State Community Agencies I.4

I.5 - Health - Costs - Identify how, when and where to obtain free or low cost medical, dental and other health care services

ELC 54 Health Costs I.5

ELC 463 Free or Low Cost Health Services I.5

ELC 491 Vaccines I.5

ELC 504 Swine Flu I.5

ELC 507 Health Costs I.5

ELC 675 Social Agencies II.5

I.6 - Employment - Rights - Identify and access procedures for protecting employment rights

ELC 483 Employment Rights I.6

ELC 494 Protecting Employment Rights I.6

I.7 - Government and Law - Law - Identify basic features of federal legal system

ELC 12 Features of the Legal System I.7

ELC 475 Government and Law I.7

ELC 500 The Census I.7

ELC 506 The Census I.7

ELC 523 Jury Duty I.7

ELC 683 Legal System I.7

ELC 683 Government Law I.7

ELC 982 Filing Taxes 2012 I.7

I.8 - Government and Law - Law - Identify the voting provess including rights and responsibilities and the political process in the U.S.

ELC 674 History of Voting I.8

ELC 827 Voting I.8

II. Civics Participation

II.1 - Consumer Economics - Complaints - Access community or commercial agencies to resolve a consumer complaint

ELC 8 Agencies Used to Resolve Consumer Complaints II.1

ELC 678 Filing Consumer Complaints II.1

II.2 - Community Resources – Emergency Demonstrate basic knowledge and awareness of the emergency services available in the community and ways to contact and use emergency and legal assistance agencies.

ELC 834 Auto Insurance II.2

ELC 836 Emergency power Outage II.2

ELC 972 Emergency Services II.2

II.3 - Community Resources - Advocacy - Identify effective ways to safeguard families and homes

ELC 56 Community Resources - Advocacy II.3

ELC 102 Identity Theft II.3

ELC 108 Consumers Scams II.3

ELC 699 Community Resources II.3

ELC 756 Write to Congress II.3

ELC 835 Conserving Energy II.3

II.4 - Community Resources - Childcare - Locate and analyze preschool and childcare services in the community

ELC 52 Community Resources Directory II.4

ELC 979 Childcare II.4

II.5 - Community Resources - Directory - Identify, locate and map important places in the community and list services available

ELC 444 Bill of Rights II.5

ELC 515 Community Resources – Phone Directory Practice II.5

ELC 535Phone Directory Practice II.5

ELC 536 Goods and Services II.5

ELC 731 School Closing Alert II.5

ELC 732 Library Service II.5/10

ELC 822 Community Resources II.5

ELC 981 Community Resources Directory II.5

II.6 - Community Resources - Directory - Identify, locate and map important places in the state and list services available

ELC 7 Ohio Transportation Maps II.6

ELC 83 Places and Services in the Community II.6

II.7 - Community Resources - Directory - Identify, locate and map important places in country and list services available

ELC 126 Places and Services in the Community II.7

II.8 - Community Resources - Diversity - Research and describe the cultural backgrounds that reflect the local cross-cultural society and how that may present a barrier to civic participation

ELC 445 Civic Participation II.8

ELC 693 Valentine's Day II.8

ELC 696 New Years Resolutions II.8

ELC 734 Community Gardens II.8/15/28 - Community Garden Powerpoint

ELC 832 Volunteering II.8/15/28 - Community Garden Powerpoint

ELC 974 Diversity II.8

II.9 - Community Resources - BMV - Identify services offered at BMV

ELC 70 Services Offered at BMV II.9

ELC 125 Ohio Driver's Manual II.9

ELC 821 BMV II.9

ELC 891 BMV II.9

II.10 - Community Resources - Education - Interact with educational institutions including schools for children and schools or agencies with programs for adult learners

ELC 3 Student-Teacher Agreement II.10

ELC 78 Community Resources - Education II.10

ELC 501 Community Resources - Service II.10

ELC 517 Community Resources - Education

ELC 732 Library Service II.5/10

ELC 833 Giving Directions II.10

ELC 954 Parent-Teacher Conferences II.10

ELC 971 Educational Institution Resources II.10

II.11 - Community Resources - Education - Identify educational opportunities and research education/training required to achieve a personal goal

ELC 71 Community Resources - Education II.11

ELC 831 Education II.11

II.12 - Community Resources - Emergency - Demonstrate basic knowledge and awareness of the emergency services available in the sommunity and ways to contact and use emergency services and legal assistance

ELC 74 Emergency Services II.12

ELC 94 Community Resources - Emergencies II.12

ELC 464 Red Cross Disaster Services II.12

ELC 465 Call 911- Yes or No? II.12

ELC 486 Injuries/Treatments II.12

ELC 488 Injury Sheet II.12

ELC 489 Community Resources - Emergencies II.12

ELC 823 Foodbanks II.12

ELC 894 Fire Safety II.12

ELC 952 Cultural Diversity II.12

II.14 - Community Resources - Parenting - Access resources on parenting skills that help children at different levels of development

ELC 695 Healthy Lunches II.14

II.15 - Community Resources - Recreation - Access leisure time, cultural, and/or recreational resources

ELC 57 Community Resources - Recreation II.15

ELC 449 Community Resources - Recreation II.15

ELC 458 Community Resources - Recreation II.15

ELC 460 Coffee Mugs II.15

ELC 462 Show and Tell II.15

ELC 474Grammy Awards II.15

ELC 509 State Parks II.15

ELC 697 Metro Parks II.15

ELC 734 Community Gardens II.8/15/28 - Community Garden Powerpoint

ELC 697 Recreation II.15

ELC 825 Parks II.15

ELC 976 Recreation II.15

ELC 980 Leisure Time II.15

II.16 - Community Resources - Security - Describe ways to prevent accidents and avod becoming a crime victim.

ELC 110 Community Resources - Security II.16

ELC 466 Crossing Tips for Pedestrians II.16

ELC 468 Internet Dangers II.16

ELC 481 Tornado and Hurricane Weather II.16

ELC 862 Bad Passwords II.16

II.17 - Community Resources - Volunteers - Identify and describe volunteer opportunities in the community

ELC 55 Community Resources - Volunteers II.17

ELC 450 Community Resources - Volunteers II.17

ELC 512 Hunger Center II.17

ELC 738 Volunteering II.17

ELC 752 Volunteering II.17

ELC 826 Volunteers II.17

ELC 894 Volunteering II.17

II.18 - Health - Emergencies - Participate in CPR and First Aid training and demonstrate knowledge of health and safety

ELC 478 Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke II.18

ELC 520 Warning Labels II.18

II.19 - Health - Health Care and Nutrition - Explore health care system and how to interact with providers

ELC 28 Healthcare and Nutrition II.19

ELC 122 Health Vocabulary Words II.19

ELC 484 Symptoms of the Flu II.19

ELC 502 Swine Flu II.19

ELC 508 Pain Descriptors II.19

ELC 521 Vaccinations II.19

ELC 759 Body Parts II.19

ELC 881 Medical History II.19

ELC 973 Visiting the Doctor II.19

II.21 - Health - Pharmacy - Demonstrate how to use pharmacies/drug stores and medicine

ELC 105 Over-the-counter and Prescription Drugs II.21

II.22 - Health - Substance Abuse - Locate and describe available resources in the community for prevention and treatment of substance abuse

ELC 496 Substance Abuse II.22

II.23 - Employment - Job Requirements - Locate, analyze and describe job requirements, licenses, credentials, etc. needed for specific jobs

ELC 75 Classified Ads II.23

ELC 441 Job Requirements II.23

ELC 482 Internet Job Search II.23

II.24 - Employment - Resources - Identify and access employment and training resources needed to obtain and keep a job

ELC 1 Employment Resources II.24

ELC 446 Employment Resources II.24

ELC 448 Telephone Interviews II.24

ELC 451 Finding a Job and Cover Letters II.24

ELC 839 Applying for a Job II.24

II.26 - Employment - Safety - Identify work-related safety standards and procedures

ELC 677 Filing Accident Report II.26

II.27 - Employment - Soft Skills - Compare and contrast the U.S. workplace with other cultures

ELC 480 Employment Soft Skills II.27

II.28 - Nutrition - Access resources for nutrition education and information related to the purchase and preparation of healthy foods

ELC 487 Food Pyramid II.28

ELC 498 Ohio School Lunch Program II.28

ELC 522 Food Pyramid II.28

ELC 671 Nutrition II.28

ELC 681 Nutrition Count Nouns II.28

ELC 734 Community Gardens II.8/15/28 - Community Garden Powerpoint

ELC 735 Nutrition II.28

ELC 840 Nutrition II.28

ELC 975 Nutrition II.28

ELC 978 Nutrition Class II.28

II.29 - Consumer Economics - Banking - Identify, evaluate and copare financial service options in the community such as banks, credit unions, check-cashing services and credit cards

ELC 447 Credit Card Form II.29

ELC 472 Credit Cards vs Debit Cards II.29

ELC 495 Credit Cards and Payday Loans II.29

ELC 516 Consumer Economics II.29

ELC 672 Credit Cards Pros and Cons II.29

ELC 672 Banking II.29

ELC 680 Using Credit Cards to Develop Good Credit II.29

ELC 977 Banking II.29

II.30 - Community Resources - Service - Take part in the community through service projects

ELC 513 Addressing Hunger in Northeast Ohio II.30

ELC 514 Volunteering at the Food Bank II.30

ELC 519 Community Resources - Services II.30

ELC 679 Recycling II.30

ELC 692 Going Green II.30

ELC 754 Volunteering II.30

III. U.S. history and Government and Citizenship Preparation

III.1 - Government and Law - Identify the basics of local, county, state and/or federal government

ELC 486 Community Resources - Emergency III.1

ELC 505 Branches of the Federal Government III.1

ELC 682 Branches of Government III.1

ELC 698 Bill becomes Law III.1

ELC 736 Ohio III.1/2

III.2 - Government and Law - Identify people and events in local, state and/or federal history

ELC 22 U.S. History, Government, and Citizenship Prep III.2

ELC 49 Martin Luther King, Jr. III.2

ELC 50 Martin Luther King, Jr. III.2

ELC 51 U.S. History, Government, and Citizenship Prep III.2

ELC 76 U.S. History, Government, and Citizenship Prep III.2

ELC 95 U.S. History, Government, and Citizenship Prep III.2

ELC 459 Martin Luther King, Jr. III.2

ELC 473 U.S. History, Government, and Citizenship Prep III.2

ELC 479 Thomas Jefferson III.2

ELC 691 Underground Railroad III.2

ELC 694 Rosa Parks III.2

ELC 733 President Citizenship Questions III.2

ELC 736 Ohio III.1/2

ELC 751 Music History III.2

ELC 757 Jesse Owens III.2

ELC 758 Jesse Owens III.2

ELC 837 Independance Day III.2

ELC 861 Veterens III.2 - Veterens Lesson Plan Handout

ELC 892 Railroad History III.2

ELC 941 State of the Union III.2

ELC 942 State of the Union Low Level III.2

ELC 951 Memorial Day III.2

ELC 953 Memorial Day III.2

III.3 - Government and Law - Identify enviormental problems and recognize appropriate steps for resolution

ELC 499 EPA - Home Drinking Water Testing III.3

ELC 524 Fourth of July Celebrations III.3

III.4 - Government and Law - Identify, access and complete applications to agencies that provide identification cards and/or other services such as the BMV, Social Security and immigration.

ELC 461 U.S. History, Government, and Citizenship Prep III.4

ELC 467 Ohio ID Cards III.4

III.5 - Government and Law - Citizenship Preparation - Respond to questions about the history and government of the United States in order to be successful in the naturalization process

ELC 4 Citizenship Prep III.5

ELC 457 Jury Duty III.5

ELC 485 Citizenship Prep III.5

ELC 882 Native Americans III.5

III.6 - Community Resources - Citizenship Preparation - Explore information and procedures for the naturalization process

ELC 456 Explore information and procedures for the naturalization process III.6

ELC 676 Bill of Rights III.6

ELC 755 Congress Representatives III.6

ELC 943 Flag Facts III.6

III.7 - Community Resources – Citizenship Preparation - Respond correctly, in oral and written form, to personal information questions on the INS Form 400.

ELC 895 N400 Application for Naturalization III.7