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Steck-Vaughn® Destrezas esenciales

Adult Basic Education (Spanish) Ages 16+

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  • Why Steck-Vaughn Destrezas esenciales?
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    Developed Especially for Adults

    Steck-Vaughn® Destrezas esenciales was developed with the Spanish adult learner in mind. Engaging, age-appropriate content provides meaningful instruction that motivates and increases learner involvement and interaction.

    Aligned to TABE and CASAS

    Learning objectives in Steck-Vaughn Destrezas esenciales are fully aligned to Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE®) and Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) providing you with supporting instruction and learning with 22 leveled workbooks and online curriculum.

    Manageable Chunk Size Lessons

    When lessons are presented in small ‘chunks,’ learners absorb and retain more information. Steck-Vaughn Destrezas esenciales content is delivered in manageable units to ensure step-by-step skill development. Learners build confidence through positive reinforcement which enables steady progress to successive levels.

    A Blended Approach to Instruction

    We understand that everyone has a preferred method of learning and that every institution is at a different stage of implementing technology. Steck-Vaughn Destrezas esenciales offers both print materials and digital resources to meet the needs of all your learners and is perfect for print or blended instruction.

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    • Correlations

      See how our learning objectives align to the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE®) and Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS). Download a PDF to see the entire alignment.

  • Features

    Relevant Skills Content for Adult Learners

    Steck-Vaughn® Destrezas esenciales features:

    • Comprehensive, flexible content that delivers practical skills development and practice
    • Controlled readability and vocabulary
    • Print and/or a fully interactive digital format
    • Chunked content in manageable units to ensure step-by-step skill development
    • Each module is focused on a key topic within a content area and targeted for a specific level
    • Concepts and skills recur at different levels throughout the program

    Each content areas offers skill development targeted to:

    • Beginning Literacy (readability levels K–1)
    • Beginning Basic (readability levels 2–3)
    • Intermediate Basic (readability levels 4–5)

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    • Reading

      Reading consists of six modules, representing three levels (Literacy, Grades 0–1.9; Beginning, Grades 2–3.9, and Intermediate, Grades 4–5.0) of Student Materials plus an Instructor Edition.  The modules consist of:

      Vocab Phonics

      Vocabulary Literacy

      Units focus on the use of words in Sight Words, Special Word Forms, Word Formations, and Special Vocabulary.

      Comprehension Literacy

      Units focus on reading comprehension and understanding reading strategies in Sentence Structure, Short Paragraphs, Reading Strategies, and Life Skills.

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      Vocabulary Beginning

      Units focus on reading concepts and Vocabulary.

      Reading Comprehension and Reference Skills Beginning

      Units focus on skill sets in Using Reference Skills, Sentence Structure and Grammar, Reading Multi-Paragraphs, Nonfiction Texts, and Fiction Texts.

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      Vocabulary and Reference Skills Intermediate

      Units focus on the use of words and organized lists in Word Forms and Formatted Text.

      Reading Comprehension Intermediate

      Units focus on understanding and interpreting reading passages in Sentence Structure, Reading Strategies, Nonfiction Texts, and Reading Fiction.

      Reading Instructor Edition

      The Reading Instructor Edition provides resources and lesson plans which support the Literacy, Beginning Basic, and Intermediate Basic levels of the Student Editions. The guide offers suggestions and materials for a logical progression of instruction for the educator and learner alike.

      Reading

    • Writing

      Writing consists of six modules, representing three levels (Literacy, Grades 0–1.9; Beginning, Grades 2–3.9; and Intermediate, Grades 4–5.0) of Student Materials plus an Instructor Edition. The modules consist of:

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      Grammar and Mechanics Literacy

      Units focus on writing concepts in Language, Mechanics, and Grammar.

      Vocabulary and Composition Literacy

      Units focus on vocabulary and writing concepts in Using Vocabulary, Organizing Ideas, and Writing for Different Purposes.

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      Grammar and Mechanics Beginning

      Units focus on writing concepts in Language, Mechanics, and Grammar.

      Vocabulary and Composition Beginning

      Units focus on vocabulary and writing concepts in Using Vocabulary, Organizing Ideas, and Writing for Different Purposes.

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      Grammar and Mechanics Intermediate

      Units focus on writing concepts in Language, Mechanics, and Grammar.

      Vocabulary and Composition Intermediate

      Units focus on vocabulary and writing concepts in Using Vocabulary, Organizing Ideas, and Writing for Different Purposes.

      Writing Instructor Edition

      The Writing Instructor Edition provides resources and lesson plans which support the Literacy, Beginning Basic, and Intermediate Basic levels of the Student Editions. The guide offers suggestions and materials for a logical progression of instruction for the educator and learner alike.

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    • Math

      Math consists of ten modules, representing three levels (Literacy, Grades 0–1.9; Beginning, Grades 2–3.9; and Intermediate, Grades 4–5.0) of Student Materials plus an Instructor Edition. The modules consist of:

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      Number Sense Literacy

      Unit focuses on building knowledge of Fractions, Whole Numbers, Multiplication, Division, and Problem Solving.

      Algebra, Measurement, and Data Analysis Literacy

      Units strengthens foundational skills in Equations, Measurements, and Understanding Data.

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      Number Sense Beginning

      Unit covers concepts learned in Number Sense Literacy and extends knowledge to Multi-digits and Fractions, Multiplication, Division, and Problem Solving.

      Geometry and Measurement Beginning

      Unit focuses on units of Measurement, Shapes, Scales, and Temperature.

      Algebra, Statistics, Data Analysis, Probability

      Unit covers Properties, Equations, and how to Interpret Data.

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      Number Sense Intermediate

      Unit covers the Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Properties; Multiplication; Division; and Estimation concepts.

      Algebra Intermediate

      Unit focus is on the use of Numeric Patterns and Relationships, Equations, and Sequences.

      Geometry Intermediate

      Unit introduces Symmetry, Shapes, Angles, Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Figures.

      Measurement Intermediate

      Unit focuses on Measurements, Time, Temperature, Shapes, Length, and Weight.

      Statistics, Data Analysis & Probability Intermediate

      Unit focus is on analyzing various types of Tables and using previously taught skills to Read the Graphs.

      Math Instructor Edition

      The Math Instructor Edition provides resources and lesson plans which support the Literacy, Beginning Basic, and Intermediate Basic levels of the Student Editions. The guide offers suggestions and materials for a logical progression of instruction for the educator and learner alike.

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  • Digital

    A Complete eLearning Environment

    We believe that every person should have access to learning resources in a format that meets their particular needs. Steck-Vaughn® Destrezas esenciales is also available in a digital format in HMHeLe, the HMH® eLearning environment.

    With HMHeLe digital courses you can:

    • Easily deliver high-quality, engaging content
    • Monitor student performance
    • Analyze learner progress against course standards and objectives
    • Enable independent, self-directed learning

    Mirrored Content

    HMHeLe course content mirrors the print content in each of our Steck-Vaughn programs, making it easy to use in a fully digital or blended learning format. Courses engage learners with interactive content and instant feedback.

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    State-of-the Art Reporting

    HMHeLe empowers instructors to easily track a learner’s performance, diagnose areas of strength and weakness, assign or omit course content, and even develop IEP’s. Instructors can monitor progress towards course completion, evaluate performance to date, and access the complete profile of a learner enrolled in several courses.

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