In response to teacher-requests here are our new releases for 2018 in one convenient budle. This 7 workbook bundle allows teachers to add to their library of Daily Living Skills volumes at a discounted price. These new units are designed for mild-to-moderately affected special needs high school students, but appropriate for any young person wanting independent living skills. This transition to adult life bundle provides in depth lessons on the following life skills:
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Fact or Fake News? include: Vocabulary list, How Did We Get Here, Fake News is Not New, Fake news Can be Dangerous. 10 Ways to Tell if it's Fake (Check the Domain, Check the Date, Check the Quotes, Check the Comments, Check the Author, Check Your Blood Pressure, Look at the About Us, Reverse Search the Image, Get a 2nd Opinions, Ask as "Expert"), Fake News and Bias, How Biased is My News, How Do You Convince the Other Guy.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Picking Produce - Fruits, include: Why knowing how to pick produce is important; Places to find produce; What produce is in season when; Major fruit categories, How to pick pomes; How to pick berries, how to pick citrus; How to pick melons; How to pick stone fruit; How to pick tropical fruits; Recipes for using each category of fruit.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Picking Produce - Vegetables, include: Why is it important? In-season shopping; Farm to table movement; Serving sizes; Categorizing vegetables; Picking leafy greens; Picking not-so-leafy greens; Picking starchy vegetables; Picking red and orange vegetables; Picking summer squash; Picking peas and beans; Picking other vegetables. Each category of veggie includes 1-2 easy recipes using those vegetables.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Understanding Government include: Why study government, Kinds of government, What kind of government are we, The 2 branches of government, The Legislative Branch, How to pass a bill, Making your voice heard, The Executive Branch, The Cabinet, The electoral college, The judicial branch, Who are the judges, The Bill of Rights, Amendments I-X, and more.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Using the Telephone, include: Telephone manners; How to answer the phone; Leaving a message; Talking to a receptionist; Calling for take-out; Ordering a pizza; Making a reservation; Making a doctor's appointment; Renewing a prescription; Ordering a service (car repair, haircut); Dialing 211, 311, 411, 511, 611, 711, 811; How and when to use 911; Understanding reverse 911; Responding to Amber Alerts.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Voting, include: Why Vote? Does 1 Vote Matter?, Who Can Vote? How Do I Vote? How to Register, Voting Precincts, Ways to Vote, How Should I Vote? 2-Party System, What Parties Do; Third Parties; What Am I? (Conservative/Liberal); Who's With Me? Becoming Informed; Overcoming Bias; Government Responsibilities (Federal, State and Local), Becoming Involved.
Additionally, each book provides a student grading sheet, answer key and a Parent Letter suggesting at-home activities for families in accordance with federal mandates.
A Teacher's Manual is also available for teachers who prefer this support. The manual contains tips for implementation of the program and program management along with written ITP goals for each workbook, a class grading system for each unit and notes (as needed) for each workbook.
Finally, a Power Point Presentation is also provided here (free) which will allow you to introduce the program to students, parents and/or administrators in a quick, yet comprehensive manner.
All units have a lesson/quiz format to constantly check for comprehension, a complete grading sheet, answer key, parent verification letters to document compliance with federal standards and airy, third-grade reading level pages.
To preview the program, download the free unit—Doing the Laundry—which is also available on this site.