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Strengthening Family & Self, 5th Edition

Strengthening Family & Self, 5th Edition
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By: Leona Johnson

ISBN: 978-1-59070-495-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2006
Subject: FCS Family Living
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $61.28
School Price: $45.96


Strengthening Family & Self is designed to encourage personal growth and strong family relationships. Students will learn the skills necessary for building happy families and reaching their full potential as individuals. "Connecting with Careers" sections acquaint students with employment opportunities in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences.

- Career sections cover: key work factors; job outlook; average salary; necessary skills and personal qualities; required education and training; and career exploration activities.
- Challenging chapter activities—Think Critically, Connect with Your Community, and Use Technology—help students apply their learning.

Table of Contents

  1. A Close-Up View of You
  2. Your Growth and Development
  3. Your Attitudes Toward Living
  4. Developing Your Decision- Making Skills
  5. Developing Effective Communication Skills
  6. Developing Skills for Group Interaction
  7. Relationships
  8. Dating
  9. Preparation for Marriage
10. Adjusting to Marriage
11. Parenting Decisions
12. Pregnancy and Childbirth
13. The Development of Children
14. The Care and Guidance of Children
15. Todays Family
16. Family Interactions
17. Family Crises
18. Families Face Change
19. Families Grow Older
20. The Career World
21. Balancing Family and Work
22. Managing Time
23. Managing Money
24. Family Protection and Security
25. Your Role as a Citizen
26. A Place to Live
27. Meeting Food Needs
28. Maintaining Family Health and Well- Being
29. Selecting and Caring for Clothing
30. Choosing Transportation

Look Inside

   sample Chapter 16 (PDF, 594 KB)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
   sample Chapter 11 (PPS, 13.9 MB)
   sample Chapter 24 (PPS, 13.3 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Family and Parenting (PDF, 65 KB)
Adult Roles and Responsibilites
Life Management
Teen Living
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About 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.


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Text 750 978-1-59070-495-0 $61.28$45.96
Student Activity Guide 196 978-1-59070-497-4 $13.28$9.96
* Teacher's Annotated Edition 845 978-1-59070-496-7 $80.00$60.00*
* Teacher's Resource Guide 424 978-1-59070-499-8 $80.00$60.00*
* Teacher's Resource Portfolio 460 978-1-59070-500-1 $150.00$112.50*
* Teacher's Resource CD 2170 questions 978-1-59070-501-8 $240.00$180.00*
* Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 507 slides 978-1-59070-502-5 $133.28$99.96*
* Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Site License 507 slides 978-1-59070-503-2 $399.84$299.88*
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