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Life Skills Curricula

Our life skills curricula include instruction in self care, cooking, behavior, money management, grocery shopping, math, and language
Item # Product Description Photo Price
Set 1
PC-0964

Set 2
PC-1207

Set 3
PC-2534

All Sets
PC-2535

Cooking to Learn

Motivate students to learn basic reading/writing skills with the fun step-by-step cooking activities & worksheets

Motivate students to learn basic reading and writing skills with the fun step-by-step cooking activities and corresponding worksheets in these three binders. The easy-to-follow recipes offer life-skills experience as students prepare food themselves using common inexpensive ingredients. Each recipe features illustrated and non-illustrated activities to allow teachers to use the same lesson plan with students of varying abilities. Recipes in each binder include a selection of breakfast, lunch or dinner, snack and dessert, and drink choices.

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Cooking to Learn
All 3 Sets
$207.00
Single Set
$67.00
AC-GR05

Getting Real Manipulatives

Complement the Getting Real Program with this collection of manipulatives. Grades 7-adult

Manipulatives Included

Shopping Cards • 288 full-color laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items.
Hands-On Money • realistic imitation money in an organizer box. 210 assorted bills and 280 full-color cardboard coins.
Big Display Calculator is a dual-powered (battery/solar) calculator with a tilting LCD. Number Disks • (0-20, 5-100, 10-200) display digits and number words.
Check Writer • two check registers with pads of checks, deposit slips and a checkbook cover.
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Manipulatives
$97.00
AC-GR01

Getting Real Program

A comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 - adult

Getting Real Program is a comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 • adult. The pre-test, instruction and post-test sequence is ideal for IEP success. The 120 daily worksheets are linked to the tests and provide long-term relevant instruction in language arts, math and life skills. Developed by Debbie Semple and Shelia Lechler and implemented in their classroom for 15 years, the program emphasizes functional skills that can be used everyday, like money, time, survival words, check writing, following a calendar and dozens more. Worksheets and tests can be photocopied or printed from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 325 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2004. Supplement with Getting Real Manipulatives.



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School to Work Skills
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$97.00
Home Cooking
AC-HC15

Life Skill Series
AC-LSF15

Home Cooking Curriculum

Conventional and microwave

Includes a 160 page instructor•s guide and a beautifully illustrated cookbook. The guide provides 38 lessons with objectives, training suggestions and reproducible recipe pages. The cookbook includes 37 healthy, easy-to-prepare conventional and microwave recipes, printed in color and black line. Cookbook pages are laminated for protection and displayed in an easel binder for easy viewing. ISBN 1-57861-061-3. Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

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Home Cooking
$96.50
Life Skills Series
$457.00
AC-JS10

Job Search Curriculum

Blends structured exploration of simulated Web sites with traditional methods of responding to job ads

Use JobWeb Win/Mac CD to get valuable vocational information by exploring 30 simulated Web sites using your Internet browser. Exploration is guided by structured activities like: Job vocabulary search, company background investigation, submitting interest in a job via email and printing job applications.

The Job Ads & Career Paths book focuses on the work application process for jobs commonly found in local newspapers. Includes 150 student worksheets that can be photocopied or printed from PDFs. Worksheets cover job comparisons, interest matching and •finding the details.• By Ellen McPeek Glisan. Book, spiral bound, 233 pages. with printable PDFs on a Win/Mac CD

Specifications

  • Win 98/ME/2000/XP
  • Mac 8.6-9.2/OSX
Job Search Curriculum

$57.00
Keeping House
AC-KH15

Life Skills Series
AC-LSF15

Keeping House Curriculum

Domestic or vocational with 48 housekeeping activities

Keeping House includes a 217 page instructor•s guide focusing on 48 housekeeping activities. Each activity is illustrated step-by-step in a reproducible format and described in lesson plans featuring objectives, data forms and training suggestions. 72 laminated routine cards fit in the pocket book to help users complete a sequence of cleaning activities independently.Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

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Keeping House
$87.00
Life Skills Series
$457.00
AC-LAL21

Learn About Life Curriculum

For low/no reading secondary students to improve life sexuality & social skills & increase transition rates

Learn About Life is an illustrated sexual education and social skills program. With candid graphics and simple text, it helps low level readers understand important sexual issues. The instructor•s guide has 6 chapters: Your Body, My Body, Being a Woman, Being a Man, Having a Baby, Be Safe and Relationships. Each chapter provides up to 8 lessons, 40 in all. Lessons detail objectives and teaching suggestions. Student resources feature six laminated, full-color booklets. All concepts are clearly illustrated. Cover-up stickers let you edit material.

Spiral bound book, 101 pp, laminated booklets, 2nd Ed. 2003.

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$67.00
All 3
AC-LSA10

One Program
Math
AC-LA01

Literacy
AC-LA02

Health
AC-LA03

Life Skills Academics Series

The Life Skills Academics Series links everyday activities to key math, health and literacy concepts. Each book covers five concepts relating to everyday situations. Includes objectives, teaching suggestions and follow-up activities. Requires students to read stories, solve problems or analyze events the characters encounter.

Components

  • Math: Add/subtract, multiply/divide, measurement, decimals and percents.
  • Literacy: Oral communication, reading comprehension and sentence and paragraph structure.
  • Health: Risky behaviors, personal hygiene, mental health and first aid. By former special educator Ellen McPeek Glisan.

Each 75 page book includes a Win/Mac CD with PDFs to print worksheets, 2003.ISBN 1-57861-519-4 20020901N

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All 3
$77.00
One Program
$27.00
Looking Good
AC-HC15

Life Skill Series
AC-LSF15

Looking Good Curriculum - Personal care

Looking Good includes a 215 page instructor•s guide focusing on 47 personal care activities. Each activity is illustrated step-by-step in a reproducible format and described in lesson plans featuring objectives, data forms and training suggestions. Seventy-two laminated routine cards fit in the pocket book to help users complete a sequence of grooming activities independently.Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

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Looking Good
$87.00
Life Skills Series
$457.00
Plan Your Day
AC-PD15

Life Skill Series
AC-LSF15

Plan Your Day Curriculum

Picture-based scheduling

The Plan Your Day instructor•s guide describes three methods of following a schedule: Picture sequence, daily schedule and ongoing schedule. Reproducible school, community and work cards plus calendar aids are included in the guide. Student resources feature activity, date and calendar cards that fit into the pocket book to form a picture-based schedule for low-level readers. ISBN 1-57861-042-7 19911101N

Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

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Plan Your Day
$87.00
Life Skills Series
$457.00
AC-PO02

Positive Behavior Curriculum

A comprehensive behavior curriculum for anger management and proactive skills in the inclusive classroom. Grades 4-5

This guide presents a comprehensive behavior curriculum that incorporates inclusive educational practices with conflict resolution, anger management, multicultural sensitivities and proactive social skills. Presents practical suggestions for curriculum adaptations, approaches for running cooperative learning activities, tips for setting up and managing inclusive classrooms and easy to administer worksheets. Spiral bound, 233 pp, 2002.

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$37.00
PC-1858

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Real World Social Skills Curriculum

Real-World Social Skills, by Pat Crissey, covers everyday social situations and issues that students encounter in school and at home. This 250-page curriculum includes lessons, interactive group and partner activities, role-plays, and reproducible activity sheets that help students learn positive behaviors. Can be used for small or large groups.

Features

Each unit begins with an illustrated mini poster that reinforces the featured social skill. An overview of the unit follows and includes lists of suggested children's books and other resources that address the social skill. Activities include discussion starters and interactive simulations of real-world situations. Reproducible sheets reinforce these activities.

Includes

Lesson plans for 12 social skills, mini posters, cross-curricular activities, reproducible visuals and activity pages, parent letters, lists of suggested adaptations for each unit, progress chart, and correlation chart.

real world social skills curriculum

$67.00
Select-A-Meal
AC-SM15

Life Skill Series
AC-LSF15

Select-A-Meal Curriculum

Fast food, table service, cafeteria

Select-A-Meal includes a 195 page instructor's guide covering dining at fast food or table service restaurants, school cafeteria or home! Features step-by-step dining activities plus reproducibles: Food cards, picture step pages, communication cues, money aids and data sheets. Emphasizes table manners and appropriate social skills. Student resources include 144 laminated food choice cards, illustrated menu and pocket book. ISBN 1-57861-039-7 19920101N Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

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Select-A-Meal
$87.00
Life Skills Series
$457.00
Shopping Smart
AC-SC15

Life Skill Series
AC-LSF15

Shopping Smart Curriculum

For grocery and department store

Shopping Smart includes

  • A 230 page instructor•s guide featuring illustrated step-by-step sequences of grocery and department store shopping. Lesson plans provide objectives, data forms and training suggestions.
  • The 288 laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items and function as a picture-based shopping list at the store.
  • The pocket book displays up to 50 cards.

ISBN 1-57861-046-X 19911101N. Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

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Shopping Smart
$87.00
Life Skills Series
$457.00
Book
AC-ST02

Cues
AC-ST01

Curriculum
AC-ST15

Stepping Out Curriculum

Newly updated Stepping Out takes instruction out of the classroom and into the community. Students learn a balanced blend of skills•from shopping to banking to doing laundry•on planned, supervised outings. The curriculum sets lesson plans for 19 standard outings, plus additional personalized activities. A unique collection of 23 Stepping Out Cues help students perform activities without requiring prerequisite academic skills. The cues can be long-term adaptations or faded as skills develop. Dozens of structured classroom activities prepare students for community experiences. Assessments and parent involvement forms help advance community-based instruction goals in the IEP. Print out extra cues and supplemental material from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 285 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF of cues plus supplemental materials, 2004. Two sets of Stepping Out Cues.

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Book
$87.00
Cues
$77.00
Curriculum
$157.00

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