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DISCOVERING LIFE SKILLS - Student Edition (2010)


Discovering Life Skills will put students on the path to discovery and excellence. Stay in School features help students learn and practice study skills and behaviors that determine success and have a positive impact against dropout risks.


The newly revised text is correlated to the new FACS standards. New and revised academic integration with relevant standards are cited at point of use. Reading strategies and study tools guide students and support differentiated instruction. Unit-based master projects help support project-based learning; FCCLA activities help students connect and build relationships that can provide focus and guidance. Financial literacy activities and nutrition, health and safety basics are included. Students are encouraged to discover exciting career paths, determine goals and what they need to do and study to achieve excellence.


To the Student
National Academic Standards
Reading Skills Handbook
How To Use Technology
Student Organizations and FCCLA

UNIT 1 Focus on You
Chapter 1: Discover Yourself
Chapter 2: Your Family
Chapter 3: Your Friendships

UNIT 2 Take Charge of Your Life
Chapter 4: Communicate with Others
Chapter 5: Citizenship and Leadership
Chapter 6: Goals and Decision Making

UNIT 3 Make Your Career Plan
Chapter 7: Explore Careers
Chapter 8: Enter the Workplace

UNIT 4 Children and Parenting
Chapter 9: Caring for Children
Chapter 10: Child Care Basics

UNIT 5 Management Skills
Chapter 11: Manage Your Money
Chapter 12: Manage Resources, Time, and Stress

UNIT 6 Your World
Chapter 13: Your Living Space
Chapter 14: Your Environment

UNIT 7 Clothing Choices
Chapter 15: Your Fashion Statement
Chapter 16: Clothing Basics

UNIT 8 Prepare to Sew
Chapter 17: Plan Sewing Projects
Chapter 18: Learn How To Sew

UNIT 9 Nutrition and Your Health
Chapter 19: Nutrition and Wellness
Chapter 20: Health and Fitness

UNIT 10 Learn to Cook
Chapter 21: Working in the Kitchen
Chapter 22: Prepare to Cook
Chapter 23: Cooking Basics

Math Skills Appendix
Career Skills Appendix
Content and Academic Vocabulary Glossary


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