Living on Your Own
A housekeeping and interpersonal skill curriculum for students transitioning into adulthood
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.
Living on Your Own
- Publisher: Attainment Company
- Platform: Mac/Win
- Item #: LYO-11W
|Living on Your Own Introductory Kit
|Price: $139.00 SRP: $159.00|
|Living on Your Own Classroom Kit
|Price: $315.00 SRP: $329.00|
|Living on Your Own Survival Guide
|Price: $37.00 SRP: $39.00|
|Living on Your Own Reader
|Price: $27.00 SRP: $29.00|
Features and Benefits
- 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