This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of 190ready-to-use activities complete with student worksheets,discussion questions, and evaluation suggestions to helpexceptional students acquire the basic skills needed to achieveindependence and success in everyday life. Each of the book'sactivities focuses on specific skills within the context ofreal-life situations and includes complete teacher instructions foreffective use, from objective and introduction through optionalextension activities and methods to assess student learning. Thebook includes numerous reproducible parent letters which can besent home to help parents reinforce these lessons while childrenare away from school.A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teachingbasic life skillsIncludes 190 complete activities with reproducible worksheets,discussion questions, and evaluation suggestions for developingindependenceOffers ideas for developing practical skills to deal withidentity theft, cell phone manners, budgeting, eating healthymeals, using credit cards, time management, and much moreMannix is the best-selling author of Social SkillsActivities for Special Children, Writing Skills Activities forSpecial Children, and Character Building Activities forKids
The revised and updated second edition of this bestselling resourcebook provides ready-to-use lessons--complete with reproducibleworksheets--to help children become aware of acceptable socialbehavior and develop proficiency in acquiring basic social skills.The book is organized around three core areas crucial to socialdevelopment in the primary grades: Accepting Rules and Authority atSchool, Relating to Peers, and Developing Positive Social Skills.Each lesson places a specific skill within the context of real-lifesituations, giving teachers a means to guide students to thinkabout why the social skill is important. The hands-on activity thataccompanies each lesson helps students to work through, thinkabout, discuss, and practice the skill in or outside of theclassroom.
This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection ofmore than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needsbuild the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeedin everyday life. The book provides 22 complete teaching unitsfocusing on basic life skills such as handling money, succeeding atschool, using the Internet safely, getting and keeping a job, andmuch more. The book contains 90 reproducible worksheets forteaching students how to apply these life skills to real-lifesituations.A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teachingbasic life skills to adolescents with special needsIncludes complete teaching units with reproducible worksheetsand discussion questions that teach basic life skillsOffers ideas for fostering skills like using the Internet,handling money, succeeding at school, getting and keeping a job,and moreMannix is the best-selling author of Social SkillsActivities for Special Children, Life Skills Activities for SpecialChildren, and Writing Skills Activities for SpecialChildren
The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers anexciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to helpadolescents build the social skills they need to interacteffectively with others and learn how to apply these skills tovarious real-life settings, situations, and problems. The bookprovides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic socialskills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, andusing common sense.