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Strengthening Family & Self, 6th Edition

By: Leona Johnson
ISBN: 978-1-60525-108-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2010
Subject: FCS Family Living
Description
Strengthening Family & Self is completely restructured, with chapters divided into short sections. Each section opens with a reading activity, a vocabulary activity, and key terms. Review questions at the end of every section reinforce content.Engaging features capture students' interest and facilitate learning.
  • Life Sketch-introduces chapter concepts through an interesting, real-life story.
  • Use What You Learn-students apply what they read to given situations.
  • Weigh the Facts-compare and contrast important concepts.
  • Investigate Further-students analyze what they learn and expand their knowledge.
  • Think More About It-extend learning through critical thinking.
  • Link to Your Life-reflect on how the text related to student experiences.
Each chapter concludes with a Think It Through case study and suggested activities. Many of these provide differentiated learning opportunities to use with students who respond to various learning styles.

Each unit concludes with a Connecting with Career Clusters feature that focuses on a specific career. Career pathways, career outlooks,and activities such as job shadowing and community service are included.
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Text 672 978-1-60525-108-0 $99.96
Strengthening Family & Self is completely restructured, with chapters divided into short sections. Each section opens with a reading activity, a vocabulary activity, and key terms. Review questions at the end of every section reinforce content.

Engaging features capture students' interest and facilitate learning. Life Sketch, Use What You Learn, Weigh the Facts, Investigate Further, Think More About It, and Link to Your Life boxes appear in every chapter. These challenge students to think critically and apply concepts. Each chapter concludes with a Think It Through case study and suggested activities. Many of these provide differentiated learning opportunities to use with students who respond to various learning styles.
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription       Purchase
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 672 978-1-60525-853-9 $99.96
The Online Text six-year classroom subscription allows online access, in school or at home, for six consecutive years. A classroom subscription is for a shared group of students, and requires a purchase of a class set with the total pricing based on the number of users who require access.

The Online Text provides fast, page-at-a-time viewing from any browser-based device including iPads®, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers. Features of the Online Text include:
  • Exact page reproduction, including figures and formulas
  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 672 978-1-60525-989-5 $131.96
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Textbook 6yr Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Workbook 199 978-1-60525-110-3 $24.00
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 Resource CD 978-1-60525-114-1 $248.00 *
This Teacher's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Teacher's Edition. A Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Teacher's Edition, with bookmarks, hyperlinks, and search capabilities.
  • Teacher's Resources. The Teacher's Resources in a PDF version, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer.
  • Lesson Plans. Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word — quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format.
  • Lesson Slides. Provided as PowerPoint® slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter.
  • Related Web Links. Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites.
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).
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).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1800 test questions 978-1-60525-115-8 $244.00 *
The ExamView Software includes the Test Generator, Test Manager, and Test Player. You can quickly and easily create tests from a bank of hundreds of questions relating to the content in the student textbook. ExamView gives you the ability to edit existing questions, add new questions, and print multiple versions of the same test. You can also manage your class roster, administer and score online tests, and automatically score paper tests. Tests may be published for LAN-based testing or be packaged for online testing using WebCT, Blackboard, or ANGEL. It's also compatible with electronic whiteboards.

System Requirements
Windows:
120 MHz Pentium II or compatible processor; Windows 2000/XP (or a more recent version); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 32 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Macintosh: 120 MHz Power Macintosh; OS X (10.2 and later); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 28 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 500 slides 978-1-60525-116-5 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 29 chapters, comprising over 500 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 500 slides 978-1-60525-117-2 $600.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 29 chapters, comprising over 500 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 this item, please call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Unit 1: Reaching Your Potential
1. A Close-Up View of You
2. Your Growth and Development
3. Strengthening Positive Attitudes
4. Developing Decision-Making Skills
Unit 2: Strengthening Relationships
5. Developing Communication Skills
6. Family and Peer Relationships
7. Dating
8. Choosing to Marry
9. Adjusting to Marriage
Unit 3: Establishing a Family
10. Choosing to Parent
11. Pregnancy and Childbirth
12. Helping Children Grow and Develop
13. Caring for and Guiding Children
Unit 4: Understanding Families
14. Todays Family
15. Strengthening Family Interactions
16. Crises in the Family
17. Divorce and Remarriage
18. Families Change over Time
Unit 5: Fulfilling Career and Community Roles
19. Choosing Your Career Path
20. Balancing Family and Work
21. Becoming a Leader in Your Community
Unit 6: Managing Your World
22. Managing Your Time
23. Managing Your Money
24. Protecting Your Resources
25. Meeting Your Nutritional Needs
26. Maintaining Your Health and Well-Being
27. Managing Your Wardrobe
28. Managing Your Housing
29. Managing Your Transportation
Look Inside
Text
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Chapter 1 (PDF, 1.68 MB)
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Chapter 2 (PDF, 1.53 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Family Living)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Family Living)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Family Living)
Correlations
Alabama
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Life Connections (PDF, 53 KB)
Arkansas
Louisiana
Mississippi
PDF
Family Dynamics (PDF, 483 KB)
About the Author(s)

Leona Johnson - is presently the PK-12 Director of Curriculum and Instruction in her district. She is leading the district in new initiatives, including reading across the curriculum K-12, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) initiatives, Formative and Summative Assessments, Six Trait Writing, and differentiated instruction. Johnson has been active in school improvement programs, performing school evaluations in area districts, and presenting workshops on various topics. She is a participating member of several professional organizations and has received recognition for her various academic and professional endeavors, including a Kohl Fellow Scholarship and Award of Excellence for her contributions to education. Johnson previously taught secondary family and consumer sciences in her district, and individual and family relations at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. In addition, she has served as a research specialist for the University.