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|
|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.
|Subject||Life Skills, Transition|
|Number of Pages||multiple books|
|PDF CD Included||Yes|