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Teen Life!, 5th Edition

Teen Life!, 5th Edition
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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
Retail Price: $62.64
School Price: $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.
  • 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.

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

   sample Topic 4 (PDF, 1.00 MB)
   sample Topic 13 (PDF, 1.24 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Teen Life Discoveries (PDF, 57 KB)
Family & Consumer Sciences, Grades 6-8
Introductory Life Skills, Grades 6-9
   PDF Family & Consumer Sciences I, Grades 6-9 (PDF, 187 KB)
   PDF Teen Living (PDF, 67 KB)
FACS Exploration
West Virginia
   PDF BASE (Life Basics), Grades 5-8 (PDF, 131 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About 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.


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Text 528 978-1-59070-662-6 $62.64$46.98
Student Activity Guide 154 978-1-59070-664-0 $14.64$10.98
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