Series Name: Lifeskills in Action - Nonfiction/Fiction Flip Books
Theme: Hi-Lo, Lifeskills, career, achieve independence, skills, money management, budgeting
Each 5-book set in the series covers a key aspect of independent living, such as managing money, finding and keeping a job, or completing common household tasks. Developed for students reading at the most basic level, the books range in readability from 1.0-1.7 and have Lexile scores of 150 to 240. Each book is actually two books in one, with a nonfiction side and a fiction side. The nonfiction side teaches students about an important life skills topic, and the fiction side helps them generalize the skills as they read about teens in real-world situations.
MONEY SKILLS: Build students' personal finance skills with this five-book set. Important aspects of managing money are explored in these nonfiction/fiction flip books. Topics include: budgeting, opening a bank account, credit, coupons, and saving.
Sample Set: 5 books (1 each of 5 titles) Titles include: Living on a Budget/ Road Trip, Opening a Bank Account/ The Guitar, Managing Credit/ High Cost, Using Coupons/ Get the Deal, Planning to Save/ Something Big
Grade Level: 9 to 12, Adult, ELL
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 1.0 to 1.7
Lexile Level: 130L to 170L