Welcome to the Oregon

EL Civics Website! 

You will find EL Civics lesson plans and materials developed by Oregon Community College ESL instructors.

  • All lessons have been tried in the classroom.

  • Each lesson relates to one or more episodes of the video series, Crossroads Cafe or On Common Ground.

  • Lessons are tied to California EL/Civics Objectives.

  • You can search for a lesson by Episode or California Civics Objective.

  • Many lessons are tied to CASAS Competencies.

  • Some lessons include teacher-created student materials.

  • Permission has been given for you to use these lessons and materials in the classroom.

Click on the Crossroads Café, On Common Ground, or California Objectives links to view lessons

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