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Contemporary Living, 12th Edition

By: Verdene Ryder
ISBN: 978-1-61960-650-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2015
Subject: FCS Family Living
Grade Level: 9-12
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.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price School Price Order Quantity
Text 701 978-1-61960-650-0 $99.96 $74.97
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.
Student Workbook 168 978-1-61960-655-5 $24.00 $18.00
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Teacher's Edition 733 978-1-61960-654-8 $140.00 $105.00 *
The Teacher's Edition contains a variety of instructional support in the margins of each page to supplement your instruction.
Teacher's Annotated Workbook 168 978-1-61960-656-2 $80.00 $60.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-657-9 $260.00 $195.00 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • National Standards. Correlations to important standards provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Instructor's Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Annotated Workbook. Instructor's Annotated Workbook provided in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1100 test questions 978-1-61960-658-6 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 25 test banks with over 1100 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 900 slides 978-1-61960-659-3 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 900 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
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)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
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Chapter 14 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
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Glossary (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, FCS Family Living)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 14 (PPS, 1.99 MB)
Correlations
FCS National Standards Correlations
Idaho
PDF
Adult Living (PDF, 528 KB)
Oklahoma
 
Marriage and Family Life
Pre-PAC Correlations
South Carolina
About the Author(s)

Verdene Ryder - is a nationally recognized author and family life specialist. In addition to being an author of Contemporary Living, she is also the coauthor of the popular parenting text, Parents and Their Children, and a text titled Human Sexuality: Responsible Life Choices. She is often consulted in interviews on radio and TV relating to family life issues. Verdene Ryder has extensive teaching experience at both the high school and university levels. She is a member of several professional organizations and has received numerous academic and leadership awards. A scholarship is named in her honor to enable low-income women to attend college. Verdene Ryder has a master's degree in Family and Community Health.