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 Index Credits