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6-12 Education College & Career

Skills for Living, 9th Edition

By: Frances Baynor Parnell
ISBN: 978-1-59070-668-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2008
Subject: FCS Comprehensive
Description
Skills for Living has been completely redesigned and streamlined to help make your teaching more efficient! With over 450 photos and a bright new look, this comprehensive Family and Consumer Sciences text helps secondary level students meet the challenges of their daily lives with confidence. They will learn practical skills for making decisions at home, school, and in the workplace. Topics break down the chapter content, allowing you the flexibility to assign specific topics as needed. Added features are sure to generate student interest.
  • Each chapter opens with a list of careers related to the chapter material listed from entry-level jobs to those requiring a college degree, raising student awareness of career options.
  • The More You Know reports amplify chapter concepts.
  • Setting the Scene stories give students real-life scenarios to analyze and apply. Each is followed by discussion questions.
  • Pages titled career guide describe various career options, their preparation requirements, and personal qualities needed to succeed.
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Text 720 978-1-59070-668-8 $72.00
Skills for Living has been completely redesigned and streamlined to help make your teaching more efficient! With over 200 new photos and a bright new look, this comprehensive Family and Consumer Sciences text helps secondary level students meet the challenges of their daily lives with confidence. They will learn practical skills for making decisions at home, school, and in the workplace. Pages titled "career guide" describe various career options, their preparation requirements, and personal qualities needed to succeed. Two added features are sure to generate student interest. Reports called "The More You Know" amplify chapter concepts, and "Setting the Scene" stories give students real-life scenarios to analyze and apply.
Student Activity Guide 163 978-1-59070-670-1 $16.64
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 Resource Guide 680 978-1-59070-671-8 $98.00 *
Provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including bulletin board ideas, introductory activities, suggested teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, reproducible masters, transparency masters, and much more. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together.
Teacher's Resource Portfolio 704 978-1-59070-672-5 $160.00 *
Portfolios provide all the instructional material from the Teacher's Resource Guide, plus color transparencies, all in a convenient three-ring binder. G-W Portfolios have handles and Velcro closures to make them easier to carry between classrooms, office, and home.
Teacher's Resource CD 1225 questions 978-1-59070-673-2 $240.00 *
Provides useful instructional resources, ready to print, as you need them. All color transparencies and blackline reproducible masters are presented in PowerPoint format for easy classroom use. Related Web links allow you to connect to numerous online resources. Also included are lesson plans that you can quickly customize to make daily lesson planning easy.

Also included on this CD is the ExamView Assessment Suite.

System Requirements
Windows 98 SE (or higher); Minimum 32 MB of RAM (64 MB RAM recommended); Pentium 120 MHz processor (or higher); Adobe® Reader® (included on CD); PowerPoint 97 or PowerPoint Viewer 97 (included on CD) or higher; Internet browser (Microsoft® Internet Explorer recommended)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 1600 slides 978-1-59070-674-9 $160.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 1600 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Site License 1600 slides 978-1-59070-675-6 $480.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 1600 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Part One: A Better You
1. Understanding Yourself
2. Your Health and Fitness
3. Developing Your Interpersonal Skills
Part Two: Family and Community Relationships
4. Understanding Families
5. Strengthening Families
6. Personal Relationships
7. Considering Future Relationships
8. Community Living Skills
9. Job Readiness Skills
Part Three: Understanding Children
10. Meeting Childrens Developmental Needs
11. Caring for Children
Part Four: Nutrition and Food Preparation
12. Healthful Eating
13. Meal Management
14. Before You Cook
15. Buying, Storing, and Preparing Foods
16. Serving Food and Dining Out
Part Five: Managing in Todays World
17. Learning to Manage
18. Achieving Financial Strength
19. Consumer Decisions
Part Six: Meeting Your Clothing Needs
20. Choosing and Caring for Clothes
21. Fabrics, Patterns, and Sewing Equipment
22. Sewing Techniques
Part Seven: Meeting Your Housing Needs
23. Choosing a Place to Live
24. Applying Design in Your Home
25. A Safe and Healthful Environment
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 3 (PDF, 855 KB)
PDF
Chapter 17 (PDF, 1.17 MB)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
PPS
Topic 2-1 (PPS, 2.97 MB)
PPS
Topic 2-2 (PPS, 2.47 MB)
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About the Author(s)

Frances Baynor Parnell - was a secondary family and consumer sciences teacher for 32 years and served as department chair. She is president of Natural and Family Resources, Inc., which provides opportunities to be involved in cultures around the world. She has conducted research and completed a project on work and family skills to supplement family and consumer sciences education programs in North Carolina. In addition to writing this text and its supplements, Frances coauthored the book Guarding Your Own Mental Health in a Fast-Paced World. She has written numerous articles for professional publications. She has conducted many workshops and given frequent presentations.

She has also contributed her expertise and leadership to a number of professional and civic organizations, which have earned state and national recognition in areas of environmental concerns.

During her years of teaching, Frances has received such awards as the North Carolina Home Economics Teacher of the Year, the Outstanding Educator Award (from East Carolina University, where she received her B.S. and M.S. degrees), and the Frances Hutchinson Teacher of the Year Award.