Everyday Manners is part of the Daily Living Skills series offering social skills and transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. Manners and etiquette rules and practice sessions are provided in easy, airy lessons covering life skills including everything from greetings to table manners. This workbook serves as both a traditional print version and an interactive version using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Written on a 3rd/4th grade level with airy-pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated transition skills and Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence.
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-three page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Everyday Manners include:
- Why do we need manners?
- Flag etiquette
- Polite pedestrians
- The magic words
- Bodily noises and functions
- How to sneeze/cough
- Telephone manners
- Thank you notes
- Table settings
- Table manners
Also included are Parent Verification Letters to meet federal mandates for family involvement, answer key, and grading sheet. The Teacher's Manual (sold separately) provides written ITP goals for each book along with pre/post-assessments, parent priorities questionnaires, and listings of federal mandate codes met with each book to verify compliance.
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/.
A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book—Doing Laundry.
A Powerpoint presentation is available free on this site to introduce your class/parents/administrators to the program.