Life Skills Part 2 walks students through computer technology, social awareness, career planning, the employment setting, and the educational setting. These skills will help make the transition from high school to the next step smoother, whether students plan to go on to a job or a postsecondary school. Students will also learn the importance of living independently and how to take care of themselves and a home.
Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills
ways to maintain relationships.
ways to meet new friends.
prejudice and discrimination and explain their effects on relationships.
effective problem-solving methods.
Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills
characteristics of various work environments.
skills and qualities, and explain how they relate to choosing a career.
the responsibilities and skills needed for an ideal job.
resources for conducting a job search, including networking.
how to fill out a job application.
Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills
the importance of making a personal schedule and meeting deadlines in the
how to cope with barriers.
steps to follow in resolving a conflict.
the traits of realistic career goals.
ways to learn new skills.
Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills
facts needed about a college before choosing to apply to it.
the application process to postsecondary schools and the qualities schools look
for in students.
possible services offered to students with disabilities.
different types of financial aid, including scholarships, loans, and grants.
the three major learning styles.
- AGS Everyday Life Skills (textbook and workbook)
an iText course