The VITAL collection provides resources for adult learners. Materials are available to help improve reading and life skills, learn English as a new language, study for a high school equivalency diploma, or prepare for the citizenship test. Anyone looking for a quick read, an overview of a classic, or reluctant teen readers may also enjoy VITAL materials. The collection is open to the public.

  VITAL Collection Materials with Online Components

 

  

New VITAL Materials

  • Ventures level 2 class audio CDs



  • Ventures basic teacher's edition



  • English -- no problem! Workbook 3



  • Social studies for the GED test

    Four units focus on the GED Social Studies topics: Civics and Government; U.S. History; Economics; Geography and the World. Each lesson includes an introduction to one of the content area subtopics, an example question modeled on the GED test, and hints, explanations, and definitions to help you understand the question. Guided practice offers support as you think through practice items. Extended response lessons help you prepare for the social studies essay prompts.--Back cover.



  • Bridging English language learners to GED test prep - Teacher's guide- reasoning through language arts

    Aligned to GED assessment targets, this teacher resource guide provides research-based strategies to assist GED instructors in bridging their English Language Learners to become GED test-ready. Instructors will be guided through instructional strategies that support the learning goals outlined at the beginning of each lesson.



  • English -- no problem! Teacher's edition, 1 [level 1]



  • English -- no problem! Workbook 4

    English-No Problem! is a theme-based, performance-based series focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners, the series addresses themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.



  • English -- no problem! Book 2



  • English -- no problem! Book 1

    English-No Problem! is a theme-based, performance-based series focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners, the series addresses themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.



  • English -- no problem! Book 3

    English-No Problem! is focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners, with themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.



  • Ventures level 2 teacher's edition



  • Road to work. Applying and interviewing

    "Students read about job-seekers and workers moving up the ladder, applying for jobs, volunteering to gain job experience, making a good impressin, and preparing for job interviews"--Page 4 of cover



  • Career power - writing skills for the workplace

    "Prepares learners for on-the-job sucess with lessons on employability skills"



  • English -- no problem! Teacher's edition, 2 [level 2]



  • Road to work. Choosing a job path

    "Learners explore jobs in a variety of career clusters through short workplace stories and informational reading passages"--Page 4 of cover



  • Ventures level 1 value pack



  • Ventures level 2 value pack



  • Ventures basic literacy value pack



  • English -- no problem! Literacy workbook

    English-No Problem! is a theme-based, performance-based series focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners, the series addresses themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States. 520.



  • Writing for the HiSET exam - practice prompts for the language arts-writing exam.



  • English -- no problem! Teacher's edition, 3 [level 3]



  • Writing for the GED test. 2, Reading comprehension



  • Bridging English language learners to GED test prep - Teacher's guide- social studies and science

    Aligned to GED assessment targets, this teacher resource guide provides research-based strategies to assist GED instructors in bridging their English Language Learners to become GED test-ready. Instructors will be guided through instructional strategies that support the learning goals outlined at the beginning of each lesson.



  • Writing for the GED test. 1, Grammar, usage, and mechanics



  • Career power - workplace skills teacher's guide

    "Prepares learners for on-the-job sucess with lessons on employability skills"



  • The spelling toolbox - workbook 1



  • Science for the GED



  • Career power - math skills for the workplace

    "Prepares learners for on-the-job sucess with lessons on employability skills"



  • Writing for the GED test. 4, Practice prompts for extended response and short answers

    "This book extends the series by adding more practice prompts. Students can practice using the 3-step process taught in book 3--Extended Response and Short Answers--to respond to a variety of open-response items modeled on the GED test: 10 reasoning through language arts prompts; 10 social studies prompts; 15 science short-answer prompts. Students practice writing timed extended and short responses and evaluating them."--Page 4 of cover



  • English -- no problem! Teacher's edition



  • English short stories for beginners and intermediate learners - engaging short stories to learn English and build your vocabulary

    "Are you learning English as a second language or English as a foreign language? If so, that's great! We would like to help you on your journey to learn English to fluency. With our book English Short Stories for Beginners and Intermediate Learners, you can practice reading English while working on your English vocabulary and grammar skills as an ESL learner. The stories contained within this book were written with both beginner and intermediate ESL learners in mind, so you will find plenty of n



  • Ventures level 1 teacher's edition



  • Bridging English language learners to GED test prep - Teacher's guide- mathematical reasoning

    Aligned to GED assessment targets, this teacher resource guide provides research-based strategies to assist GED instructors in bridging their English Language Learners to become GED test-ready. Instructors will be guided through instructional strategies that support the learning goals outlined at the beginning of each lesson.



  • English -- no problem! Literacy teacher's edition

    English-No Problem! is a theme-based, performance-based series focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners, the series addresses themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States. 520.



  • English -- no problem! Workbook 2

    English -- No Problem! is focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners with themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.



  • Road to work. Succeeding on the job

    "Succeeding on the job: learners get to know real workers and collaborate with classmates to solve everyday workplace problems"--Page 4 of cover



  • Journey to success. Level 8.

    The Journey to Success series builds adult learners' skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. The easy-to-follow lessons feature a variety of contextualized nonfiction and fiction reading passages. Journey to Success features readings based on Work and Life Skills, Social Studies, Science, and Literature



  • Ventures level 1 class audio CDs



  • English -- no problem! Literacy book

    English-No Problem! is focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners with themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.



  • Career power - reading skills for the workplace

    "Prepares learners for on-the-job sucess with lessons on employability skills"



  • Ventures basic. Student's book

    "Ventures 3rd Edition Basic Student's Book has 10 units with six lessons each, based on relevant adult-learner themes. Two-page lessons are designed for an hour of classroom instruction and are aligned to teach students the skills needed for success in college and careers. Culture notes, speaking, reading, and writing tips enrich and support exercises. Review Units include sections focusing on pronunciation. Students can access audio and grammar presentation videos using the QR codes found throu



  • Career power - workplace skills

    "Prepares learners for on-the-job sucess with lessons on employability skills"



  • Writing for the GED test. 3, Extended response and short answers

    "This book details the process students will need to use to answer extended responses on the RLA Test and short answers on the Science Test. It reviews the scoring rubric and tells how to get a good score on written responses."--Page 4 of cover



  • Career power - reading, writing, and math skills for the workplace, Teacher's guide

    "Prepares learners for on-the-job sucess with lessons on employability skills"



  • Ventures basic class audio CDs



  • Journey to success. Level 7.

    The Journey to Success series builds adult learners' skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. The easy-to-follow lessons feature a variety of contextualized nonfiction and fiction reading passages. Journey to Success features readings based on Work and Life Skills, Social Studies, Science, and Literature.



  • English -- no problem! Book 4

    English-No Problem! is a theme-based, performance-based series focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners, the series addresses themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.



  • English -- no problem! Workbook 1