Life Skills II - Course Outline

CBI Life Skills II Course Outline

Course Description: Life Skills is a course that is focused on providing students in the POSSibilities program with more advanced knowledge of the functional skills necessary for the transition from high school to independent living. The topics covered in the course are basic life concepts including but not limited to health and safety, maintaining a living environment, attending to personal needs, communication, relationships, social skills and community awareness. The lessons will be taught within the classroom and then students will practice what they have learned in the classroom out in the community.

Course Goals: Students will

  • Develop strategies to reinforce positive attitudes and productive behaviors that impact critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in classroom, community, and family settings.

  • Demonstrate leadership and collaborative skills when participating in Community Based Instruction (CBI).

Materials: Each student will be given a binder that will be their portfolio for the year.

  • 1 Folder

  • Writing utensils

  • 1 inch 3 ring binder

Grading:

  • 30% Evaluations CBI/SLE

  • 30% Tests/Projects

  • 25% Prepared, Class work, Quizzes

  • 15% Homework