Adult Basic Education
 
 

TV411 Life Skills Kits Level 5-8

TV411 Learning Kits
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Learning that is focused, portable and immensely flexible

Each kit contains DVD, print materials with six to eight units focused on different aspects of the kit’s theme. Educators or facilitators can use them in any order, in groups or with individual learners.

 

TV411 READ ALL ABOUT KIT
Learners can strengthen their reading skills and increase their enjoyment of the daily newspaper with this engaging, practical kit. Eight units:

  • Navigating the Newspaper: Finding Articles of Interest
  • Getting the Big Picture: How to Skim the Newspaper
  • What’s Happening? Looking for the Main Points of a News Story
  • Extra! Extra! Making Sense of Ambiguous Headlines
  • To Read or Not to Read: Book Reviews Can Help You Decide
  • Life Stories: Reading Newspaper Obituaries
  • Help Wanted: Making Sense of the Classifieds
  • What’s the Catch: Reading the Fine Print in Newspaper Ads

TV411 FAMILY LEARNING KIT
Life skills and literacy skills engage parents and children. Arts and crafts can be completed by parents and/or children. Six units:

  • Feeling Fit: Focus on Family Health
  • What’s Cooking: Focus on Nutrition
  • Surfing Cyberspace: Focus on Computers
  • For a Rainy Day: Focus on Family Math
  • Lots of Letters: Focus on Writing
  • We, the People: Focus on Civics

TV411 FINANCIAL LITERACY KIT
By teaching how to track and control spending, save money, shop, and use credit responsibly, this kit helps learners achieve their financial goals. Six units:

  • What’s on the Stub? Understanding Your Paycheck
  • Reading the Fine Print: Don’t Be Fooled
  • Rent-to-Own: Is It Really a Deal?
  • Wise Decisions: Selecting and Using Credit Cards
  • Getting on Track: Making a Budget
  • A Home of Your Own: From Dream to Reality

TV411 HEALTH SMARTS KIT
Health-related issues provide a context for strengthening reading, writing, and math skills. Seven units:

  • Learn from the Label: Taking Medicine Safely
  • Get Organized: Managing Multiple Medicines
  • Keep Track: Writing and Good Health
  • Get Informed: Reading and Good Health
  • What’s on the Label: Gathering the Facts on Good Nutrition
  • What’s Your Risk? Understanding the Odds
  • Body Talk: Building a Medical Vocabulary
 
 
 
   
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