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Reading Level 3 - 4.5Interest Level 6 - 12
An indispensable guide for preparing students for life after high school, Life Skills Practice
contains hundreds of 'real-life,' 'hands-on' scenarios that encourage
student confidence in dealing with a wide variety of everyday
situations. This comprehensive program is suitable for individuals with
varying levels of ability, and is written in a simple, user-friendly
The 192 reproducible activity worksheets can be taught in
any order and used for instruction or as study guides. They cover such
practical everyday activities as decorating a home, dealing with
illness, giving medical histories, using travelers' checks, preparing
tax forms, eating on a budget, making a savings plan, and more.
The worksheet activities, which can be completed in a class period, include:
worksheets are divided into eight units. Each unit contains a Teacher's
Guide, pre-test, and follow-up review: The Teacher's Guide includes a
complete Answer Key and creative suggestions for lesson enhancement.
Being an Employee
the Best Job for You, Choosing the Best Company, Being Part of a Team,
Putting Your Best Foot Forward, Being a Good Employee, Understanding
Financial Forms, Working with Common Job Skills, Being Involved at Work,
Writing on the Job, Knowing When and What to Sign, Understanding Your
Doing Your Banking
Banks, Reading and Writing in Money Amounts, Getting Started, Spending
Your Money, Dealing with Checks that Are Written to You, Using a Check
Register, Balancing a Checking Account, Understanding Savings Accounts,
Looking at Special Services, Understanding Credit, Cashing Your
Getting Along with Others
to Others, Voicing Opinions, Understanding Emotions, Dealing with
Different Moods, Using the Telephone, Making Friends, Using Manners,
Showing Consideration, Asking for Help, Dealing with Peer Pressure,
Getting Along with a Roommate.
Time Frames, Understanding the Value of Time, Looking Ahead, Making
Lists, Calling Companies, Using Answering Machines, Organizing Papers,
Finding Information in Books, Having What You Need, Using Comparison
Shopping Charts, Being Part of a Community.
Newspapers, Interpreting Advertisements, Reading Pictures, Choosing an
Apartment, Spelling Names, Dealing with Illness, Living within the Law,
Giving and Accepting Help, Dealing with Difficult Situations, Knowing
What to Keep, Thinking and Deciding.
Running a Household
Menus, Cooking, Cleaning, Dealing with Pest Control, Doing Laundry,
Caring for the Environment, Moving, Decorating a Home, Dealing with
Family Needs, Handling Daily Routines, Dealing with Children's School
Clearly, Completing Job Applications, Sending Mail, Signing on the
Dotted Line, Buying Insurance, Renting, Giving Medical Histories, Taking
Part in Free Drawings, Filling Out Ownership Papers, Learning about
Credit Cards, Preparing Tax Forms.
Using a Budget
Understanding Income, Understanding Expenses, Understanding Types of Stores, Eating on a Budget, Going Clothes Shopping on a Budget, Enjoying Leisure Time on a Budget, Going on a Vacation, Making a Savings Plan, Spending Outside Your Budget, Cutting Back on Spending, Making Budget Decisions.
About the Author
McPeek Glisan has an M.S. in learning disabilities and started teaching
in a cross-categorical classroom in a small rural Northern Illinois
junior-senior high school. Writing complete programs that had a clear
purpose in the lives of her students became her passion. She has created
an entire line of School-to-Work materials for both regular and special
education classrooms for children and adults.
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