The Second Edition of the North Carolina ESL Curriculum Guide was funded under the Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 106-554).

Designed to allow flexibility for instructors, to cover adult civic living content, to leave textbook choice open, to anticipate limited classroom computer access, and to permit teachers to start at any point in the civic living content, the project

This version (1) has new resources written by classroom teachers, including both lesson adaptations and new classroom activities; (2) has reusable forms for instructors to utilize in custom-designing activities; and (3) has a new domain entitled The Old North State. Lesson adaptations are added at the end of the original lesson. New activities from the classroom are also at the end of the lesson for which they were submitted. Forms for Custom Activities comprises a new section. The new Domain Nine is added in numerical order. New websites are incorporated, and adjustments indicated by an additional year of field-testing are included.