Living on Your Own

A housekeeping and interpersonal skill curriculum for students transitioning into adulthood

Product Features:

  • Provides 34 activities about students transitioning from high school to living independently
  • Incorporates photos, step-by-step sequences, vocabulary, quizzes, and video models
  • Teaches how to establish a routine and to successfully complete it
Product Name Item No. Price Qty
Living on Your Own Introductory Kit LYO-11W $159.00
Living on Your Own Classroom Kit LYO-21W $329.00
Living on Your Own Survival Guide LYO-01W $39.00
Living on Your Own Reader LYO-R01W $29.00

Details

Details

The heavily-illustrated Survival Guide features vocabulary, step-by-step activity sequences, comprehension quizzes, and photo essays featuring age-appropriate models.

Living On Your Own Reader is an engaging, photo-illustrated novella with characters about to graduate from high school. It covers basic transition issues such as finding a job, having relationships, and living independently. Each chapter ends with a set of comprehension
activities: Vocabulary Quiz, Emotion Word Quiz, and Sequence of Events.

Lesson Plans provide topic narratives, student objectives, teacher scripts, plus a PDF CD that includes the Survival Guide, Reader, and Activity Assessment Forms. 

The 34 Video segments on DVD are also available through online streaming. Each segment corresponds to a Living on Your Own activity. The videos are fast-paced, fun, and a great way to introduce and initiate group discussion. 

Living on Your Own teaches a wide range of housekeeping activities and related interpersonal skills. Activities include the basics like setting the table and mopping the floor, outdoor maintenance, and living with roommates. The heavily-illustrated Survival Guide features vocabulary, step-by-step activity sequences, comprehension quizzes, and photo essays featuring age appropriate models for these activities:

 Straightening Up  Using a Hand Vacuum
 Taking Out Garbage  Emptying Wastebaskets
 Watering Plants  Doing Laundry
 Sweeping  Dusting
 Shaking Rugs  Indoor Maintenance
 Dust Mopping  Cleaning Windows
 Caring for Pets  Cleaning Smudges
 Cleaning Bathroom  Outdoor Maintenance
 Mopping the Floor  Cleaning Shower
 Cleaning Tub  Home Safety Issues
 Sponge Mopping  Cleaning Toilet Area
 Getting Along with Neighbors       Hand Scrubbing
 Putting Clothes Away  Having Roommates
 Vacuuming Floors  Changing the Bed
 Internet Safety  Vacuuming Carpets
 Doing Dishes  Vacuuming Furniture
 Cleaning After a Meal   

 

Living On Your Own Introductory Kit includes a Survival Guide, a Reader, DVD, and Lesson Plans with a PDF CD and Classroom License for printouts. The Classroom Kit includes eight Survival Guides, two Readers, DVD, and Lesson Plans with a PDF CD and Classroom License for printouts. The Survival Guide and Reader are also available separately.

By Don Bastian and Tom Kinney. Reader by Elizabeth Conn. Spiralbound books, 2015.

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Additional Info

Additional Info

Age Group Transition
Subject Life Skills, Transition
Number of Pages multiple books
PDF CD Included Yes
Author Attainment Company

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