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Life Prep for Homeschooled Teenagers is a parent-friendly curriculum for teaching your teenagers how to live as morally and financially responsible adults. It includes instructions for customizing the curriculum for all homeschooled teenagers, whether they are work-bound or college-bound.
Step-by-step projects (requiring minimal preparation by the parent) teach your teenagers about credit, insurance, taxes and many other subjects they’ll face once they’re on their own. Reading and writing assignments review the principles your teenagers need to get along with family, friends and coworkers, and to live their values in their personal and work lives. This book is a compilation of all the practical things you wish you’d been taught in high school. Now you can make sure your teenagers are ready for life "out of the nest".
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Veteran homeschooling mom Barbara Frank has designed this fantastic curriculum to help you equip your teens with the essential life skills they'll need to have for their eventual independent life in the big world. .... If your children plan to go to college, enlist in the military, or get right into the working world, they'll need to make their own decisions in regards to car buying, credit cards, health insurance, taxes, budgeting, utilities, food expenses, mortgages, as well as handling interpersonal relationships, dating and values - this book addresses all of those important topics and more through 2 parts - the reading list and project list. Your student will read some great books (20 titles to choose from) that support traditional values and offer smart insight and sensible advice. Discussion and suggested follow-up with an essay or other book report will help maximize the reading experience. The projects (11 total) are hands on, requiring the student to do research, phone calls, and realistic assignments.
Life Prep covers a multitude of practical and essential skills. Whether your teen has a few years left at home, or is on the verge of graduation, you will find this curriculum a great help in preparing your child for life. Highly recommended!About the Author:
Barbara Frank has homeschooled her children for the past 15 years. She designed Life Prep for Homeschooled Teenagers for her oldest two children. She believes that teaching teenagers about moral, financial and ethical issues is just as important to their future as teaching them traditional high school subjects such as Advanced Math and World Literature.
Mrs. Frank is a freelance writer/editor whose recent work has appeared in The Link and Nathhan News, and she is a columnist for Parentsandteens.com.
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Book Description Cardamom Publishers, 2003. Spiral-bound. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0974218103