ERIC Number: ED439286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Skills for Living. Teacher's Instructional Guide.
This teaching guide for the Skills for Living course, designed for 7th and 8th grade students in Texas, provides opportunities to explore family relationships and personal development, personal management, and planning for the future. Emphasis is on the importance of the family, effective communication skills, management skills, getting along with others, decision making, acceptance of responsibility, and child care practices. The first section includes introductory information about the course, course design, facilities and equipment, Future Homemakers of America, and use of the guide. The second section contains copy of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Home Economics Education, and the third section provides suggestions for teaching the course in a block plan. The fourth section provides instructional strategies for teaching the TEKS Skills for Living, while the sections thereafter provide blended activities and creative ideas for teaching the course, and 97 teaching aids keyed to the TEKS. (Contains 30 resources.) (KC)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making Skills, Family Life, Family Life Education, Family Relationship, Home Economics, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Self Actualization, Student Organizations, Student Projects, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Career and Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills