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Award-winning children's author and acclaimed educator Lester L. Laminack provides guidelines, lessons, and resources for making every read-aloud experience intentional and instructional to engage students in deep thinking about fiction and nonfiction books. Central to Laminack's message is his breakthrough thinking about the value and importance of "Best Friend Books"-- a small, carefully curated collection that you repeatedly turn to for specific teaching purposes. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Students find out how to best manage their money. Create a monthly budget and identify ways to save money on purchases. Understand how credit works and become familiar with the pitfalls before applying for a credit card. Get to know how to open a savings account, and how to plan for the future. Understand contracts and know what your commitments are when co-signing a loan for someone. Comprised of reading passages, graphic organizers, real-world activities, crossword, word search and comprehension quiz, our resource combines high interest concepts with low vocabulary to ensure all learners comprehend the essential skills required in life. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Empower students with the confidence to live on their own. Our in depth study combines the three lessons in this series: Independent Living, Managing Money, and Employment & Volunteering. Students will start by finding their own place to live and knowing how to get around. Then, students learn how to budget and prepare for their future. Finally, students join the workforce by learning how to write a resume and gaining valuable interview skills. Comprised of reading passages, graphic organizers, real-world activities, crossword, word search and comprehension quiz, our resource continues the study of necessary Life Skills everyone should learn before venturing out on their own. Avg Ship time 1-2 days