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Contemporary Living, 12th Edition


Contemporary Living, 12th Edition
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By: Verdene Ryder

ISBN: 978-1-61960-650-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: FCS Family Living
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $93.28
School Price: $69.96

Description

Contemporary Living explores the issues facing students and provides the information needed to make wise decisions. The text addresses topics such as personal development, relationships with family and friends, career options, healthful living, relating to peers, dealing with family crises, and managing family living. Students gain critical-thinking skills while they learn about alternatives to different situations so they can make the best choices for themselves.
  • Math, technology, and other academic skills are developed through included activities.
  • Career features throughout the book are linked back to the appropriate career cluster.
  • FCCLA activities are found at the end of every chapter, linking text content to organizational projects and events.

Previous Edition
Contemporary Living, 11th Edition



Table of Contents

Personal Development
  1. You: Growing and Changing
  2. Your Environment Affects Who You Are
  3. You: Up Close and Personal

The Decisions You Face
  4. Your Decisions
  5. Your Future Career Decisions
  6. Your Health Decisions
  7. Avoiding Harmful Substances
  8. Lifestyle Options and Consequences

Getting Along with Others
  9. Communicating with Others
10. Communication Challenges
11. Developing Close Relationships

The Marriage Relationship
12. Engagement and Marriage
13. Building a Marriage
Dimensions of Families
14. Family Life Today
15. The Parenting Decision
16. A New Baby
17. Helping Children Grow and Develop

Families Face Change
18. Balancing Family and Work Concerns
19. Dealing with Family Crises
20. Divorce and Remarriage
21. Growing Older

Managing Family Living
22. Providing for the Family's Physical Needs
23. Protecting the Family's Resources
24. Using Banking Services
25. Managing Your Finances

Look Inside

Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
   sample Chapter 14 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
   sample Glossary (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 14 (PPS, 1.99 MB)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

Correlations

Idaho
   PDF Adult Living (PDF, 528 KB)
Oklahoma
Marriage and Family Life
Pre-PAC Correlations
   PDF Broad Field Family and Consumer Sciences Pre-PAC (PDF, 92 KB)
South Carolina
   PDF Family Life Education 1, 2 (PDF, 520 KB)
 
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Verdene Ryder - is a nationally recognized author and family life

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Text 701 978-1-61960-650-0 $93.28$69.96
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Student Workbook 168 978-1-61960-655-5 $22.00$16.50
* Teacher's Edition 733 978-1-61960-654-8 $120.00$90.00*
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* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1100 test questions 978-1-61960-658-6 $248.00$186.00*
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