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6-12 Education College & Career

Teen Life!, 5th Edition

By: Martha Dunn-Strohecker, Ph.D. and Deborah Tippett, Ph.D.
ISBN: 978-1-59070-662-6
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2008
Subject: FCS Comprehensive
Grade Level: 6-8
Description
Teen Life! is a comprehensive text designed to help young teens learn about themselves, their friends, families, communities, and environment. Students are challenged to develop daily living skills in food, clothing, decision making, and management. The overall goal is to enable students to be caring, responsible, and informed citizens. This new edition is colorful, appealing, and easy to read.
  • Each Unit opens with Career Wise, a list of career choices and their descriptions related to the topics.
  • Action features suggest activities to reinforce, enrich, or extend concepts.
  • An entire lesson is devoted to careers in Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • The text is divided into 57 short, easy-to-read lessons to hold the attention of young readers.
  • Life Skills in Action features are realistic case studies that illustrate the important concepts of each topic.
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Text 528 978-1-59070-662-6 $62.64 $46.98
Teen Life! is a comprehensive text designed to help young teens learn about themselves, their friends, families, communities, and environment. Students are challenged to develop daily living skills in food, clothing, decision making, and management. The overall goal is to enable students to be caring, responsible, and informed citizens. This new edition is colorful, appealing, and easy to read.
Student Activity Guide 154 978-1-59070-664-0 $14.64 $10.98
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 Annotated Edition 624 978-1-59070-663-3 $90.00 $67.50 *
Presents a variety of instructional strategies in the margins of each page that are intended to guide you in reviewing and reinforcing the chapter content. Related Web sites are often cited along with technology applications and cross-curricular ideas. It also provides discussion topics, enrichment activities, assessment techniques, and correlations to the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards.
Teacher's Resource Guide 494 978-1-59070-665-7 $98.00 $73.50 *
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 542 978-1-59070-666-4 $160.00 $120.00 *
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 1250 questions 978-1-59070-667-1 $240.00 $180.00 *
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)
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Related Title(s)
Building Life Skills, 6th Edition
Table of Contents

Unit One: You and Others
1. Learning About You
2. Learning About Children
Unit Two: You-A Manager
3. Making Decisions
4. Managing Daily Living
5. Managing Your Living Space
6. Living for Tomorrow
Unit Three: You and Food
7. The Foods You Eat
8. Planning Meals
9. You in the Kitchen
Unit Four: You and Your Clothes
10. Buying and Caring for Clothes
11. Learning to Sew
Unit Five: The World of Work
12. Learning About Work
13. Preparing for Work
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Topic 4 (PDF, 1.00 MB)
PDF
Topic 13 (PDF, 1.24 MB)
Correlations
Alabama
PDF
Teen Life Discoveries (PDF, 57 KB)
Arkansas
 
Family & Consumer Sciences, Grades 6-8
Kentucky
 
Introductory Life Skills, Grades 6-9
Louisiana
Tennessee
PDF
Teen Living (PDF, 67 KB)
Utah
 
FACS Exploration
About the Author(s)

Martha Dunn-Strohecker, Ph.D. - professional background includes secondary and higher education teaching, public management practice, and community service in nonprofit and religious organizations. Martha's extensive career combines family and consumer sciences, community nutrition, and public service focused on helping individuals and families use their resources more effectively and efficiently.

Martha presently serves as a consultant in management and diversity training. Among her numerous honors, she received Ohio State University's highest award, the Centennial Award, and also Ohio State's Outstanding Leadership Recognition for services to families. Further, she has been listed in Who's Who of American Women, and received volunteer service awards from Goodwill Industries and the American Red Cross. Martha is presently a faculty member in Gerontology at North Shore Community College where she developed the first online course in gerontology. She also does freelance writing, consulting work in management, and diversity training.

Deborah Tippett, Ph.D. - background includes 12 years as a family and consumer sciences teacher at the middle school level and as a teacher educator at both the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and at Meredith College. She is currently a professor and Department Head of the Human Environmental Sciences Department at Meredith College. She has published research and presented workshops and courses on middle school family and consumer sciences.

Dr. Tippett served as a national officer of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association, the Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society, and the U.S./International Federation of Home Economics. She has won such awards as honorary membership on North Carolina's FCCLA, the Professional of the Year of the North Carolina Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Presidential Award for Outstanding Service at Meredith College, and the Excellence in Teaching Award at Meredith College. As a public school teacher, she was recognized as the local, county, and regional teacher of the year. She is listed in Who's Who in Education and Who's Who of American Women.