Is last week’s pasta safe to eat? How do I help someone who is choking? Living a safe life is more than just knowing first aid … but the last thing on a teen’s mind is the inherent danger in certain situations. Paying attention, thinking ahead, and making good decisions can be challenging for most teens. These relevant and engaging Real World Skills lessons highlight everyday safety situations in a non-threatening and easy-reading style. What does it mean if I’m light-headed while hiking? Is it heatstroke? What should I do in case of a fire? How can I help a friend who drinks too much and passes out… Should I call 911? What should I say? These relevant lessons teach students how to keep themselves and others safe and take more responsibility for their own well-being. It’s empowering to know that you’re not helpless and are prepared for an emergency. For teens, the information and friendly advice found in this book can mean the difference between them taking action or doing nothing at all.
Reading Level: Gr.3-4 Interest Level: Gr 6 – 12
Each lesson is followed by specific reading comprehension and writing activities that require complete sentence answers.