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MN Driver’s License Prep

Career Field:  General

Adult Career Pathway:  Multiple-Pathway

Type:  Exam preparation course

Prepares students for:  Obtaining MN driver’s license or permit

Target Student Population: ABE students with NRS Reading Levels 3-6; ESL levels 4-6 (CASAS Reading 201-235); 18+ years old

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Course Description:  The course focuses on the knowledge and requirements needed to pass the MN driver’s license written exam, based on the MN Driver’s Manual.  Focuses on road knowledge, traffic laws, vehicle operation and signage.

Duration:  7 weeks, 1 session per week, 90 minutes per session, total of 10.5 hours of instruction

Curriculum materials:  Includes clearly defined course objectives, aligned with CCRS, ACES-TIF and Northstar digital literacy standards.  Student syllabus also provided. (Instructional materials for each unit, PowerPoint presentation and additional source materials are pending). The MN Driver’s Manual is the primary “text.”

Curriculum pluses:  Objectives include literacy, transitions and digital skill development in addition to the knowledge necessary to pass the driving written exam.

Curriculum drawbacks:  Scope and sequence is incomplete.  Instructional materials are not provided.

Author:  Jennifer Hellekson, Detroit Lakes ABE

Created:  2019


Jennifer Hellekson, Detroit Lakes ABE
218-844-5760 / jhellekson@detlakes.k12.mn.us