Life Skills Part 1 is designed to provide students with information they will need as they begin the next phase of their life, adulthood. Students will learn to become more responsible for their own decisions as they move toward adulthood. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to begin making some plans for what they want to accomplish in their lives. This course will guide students in figuring out who they are, including their personality, abilities, and interests.
Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills
basic first-aid procedures.
various diseases and determine their differences.
ways in which individuals can maintain dental health by practicing good oral
the physical effects of tobacco and alcohol, and explain why people use these
what stimulants, depressants, narcotics, and hallucinogens are and their
effects on the body.
Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills
how to conduct an apartment search.
the purpose of a lease.
how to read a clothing care label.
how to reduce the risks of falls, fires, poisoning, electrical shock, and home
how injuries at work and play can be reduced.
Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills
how individuals and communities can prepare for disasters such as hurricanes,
tornadoes, blizzards, floods, thunderstorms, and earthquakes.
the MyPlate food guide system.
how food labels can be used to make healthy food choices.
the benefits of exercise and the types of exercise that promote good health.
events that commonly cause stress.
self-esteem and emotional health.
Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills
between using cash and using credit cards.
the parts of a budget.
a paycheck and a paycheck stub.
how direct deposit works.
how to use credit.
the advantages of being a wise consumer.
- AGS Everyday Life Skills (textbook and workbook)
an iText course