Prepare students for success and life with Applying Life Skills. Projects ensure that all students can learn and understand through hands-on applications. Vital Financial Literacy activities with math integration give students the practice they need, while Stay in School features help them learn and practice study skills to achieve academic success.
The fully revised text has been correlated to the new FACS standards. New and revised academic integration - with relevant standards cited at point of use - includes Math, Science and English Language Arts. FCCLA activities help students connect and build relationships that can provide focus and guidance; nutrition, health, and safety basics are provided through activities that are relevant to their world. Career features encourage the development of 21st century skills students will need, and Character Counts and Community Connections activities will help them develop lifelong values.
To the Student National Academic Standards Reading Skills Handbook How to Use Technology Student Organizations and FCCLA
Unit 1: You and Your World Chapter 1: Learning About Yourself Chapter 2: Character Development
Unit 2: Exploring Careers Chapter 3: Pathways to Careers Chapter 4: Workplace Skills Chapter 5: Entering the World of Work
Unit 3: Building Relationship Skills Chapter 6: Communication with Others Chapter 7: Conflict Resolution Chapter 8: You and Your Peers
Unit 4: Relating to Family and Children Chapter 9: Building Strong Families Chapter 10: Family Challenges Chapter 11: Child Development and Care Chapter 12: Understanding Parenting
Unit 5: Managing Your Life Chapter 13: Be a Consumer Chapter 14: Your Health
Unit 6: Food and Nutrition Chapter 15: How Nutrients Work Chapter 16: Guidelines for Healthy Eating Chapter 17: Meal Planning
Unit 7: Working in the Kitchen Chapter 18: Food, Shopping, Storage, and Sanitation Chapter 19: Kitchen Equipment Selection and Safety Chapter 20: Recipes & Measuring
Unit 8: From Kitchen to Table Chapter 21: Basic Cooking Techniques Chapter 22: Preparing Grains, Fruits, and Vegetables Chapter 23: Preparing Protein and Dairy Foods Chapter 24: Eating Together
Unit 9: Clothing Chapter 25: Clothing That Suits You Chapter 26: Selection and Care of Fibers and Fabrics Chapter 27: Preparing to Sew Chapter 28: Sewing Basics
Unit 10: Housing and The Environment Chapter 29: Your Home Chapter 30: Clean and Safe Environments
Math Skills Handbook Career Skills Appendix Glossary Index Photo Credits