Becoming Likeable* is from Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering life skills and transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. This workbook serves as both a traditional print version and an interactive version using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher installed in order to take advantage of all the interactive features of this workbook. This is a free program that can be downloaded from: https://get.adobe.com/reader/.
Like the other books in this series, it contains airy pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, yet, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated transition skills and Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence.
Written on a 3rd/4th-grade level, workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-four-page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real-world activities are provided whenever possible.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Becoming Likeable include:
- Why's It Matter?
- How Can I Tell (if I'm Annoying)?
- Ten Keys to Likeability
- Key 1-Don't Compete
- Key 2-Ask Questions
- Key 3-Pay Attention
- Key 4-Be Positive
- Key 5-Smile
- Key 6-Don't Judge
- Key 7- Open Up--A Little
- Key 8-Be Who You Are
- Key 9-Touch
- Key 10-Bring Value
- The Unspoken Rule--Have Integrity
Additionally, this book provides a student grading sheet, answer key and a Parent Letter suggesting at-home activities for families in accordance to federal mandates.
A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book—Doing Laundry.