LIVING ON YOUR OWN
An Independent Living Simulation, Second Edition
Student workbook (121 pages)
By Jean Bunnell. This practical simulation, plotting twelve imaginary weeks, helps students develop essential life-management skills. Students become familiar with public transportation, apply for jobs, find an apartment, pay randomly selected expenses and utility bills, and learn about making a budget, shopping for food, and using checking and savings accounts and credit cards. Contains 39 activities and concludes with an evaluation allowing students to reflect on their experience. The teacher’s guide provides objectives, teacher scripts for each activity, reproducible simulation materials, extension activities, and more. Grades 9–12. 8" x 10½". J. Weston Walch. ©2001.