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Living & Work Literacy

The Living & Work Literacy series provide case studies and real-life scenarios, which enable students to explore and respond to concepts that they will encounter in their young-adult lives. With topics suitable for secondary school subjects such as Work Education, and Citizenship and Civics in years 7-10 the photocopiable work sheets teach young people about the practical skills and knowledge that they need to participate fully in society.
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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 1 - Buying Smart
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 1 - Buying Smart
Book 1 in the Living & Work Literacy series teaches practical living skills about handling money and being wise customer. Topics range from the specific - such as using different methods to pay for goods and services - to the more general, such as finance management strategies. Students will explore these concepts through a range of challenging short answers, class discussion, research and analysis tasks. They will also analyse case studies and scenarios that will assist them to develop decision-making skills in this crucial area of life skills education.
Topics contained in this book are suitable for secondary school subjects in years 7-10 that teach young people about the practical skills and knowledge that they need to participate fully in society.

Topics included in Book 1:
- What is money
- Australian currency
- Foreign currency
- Cheques
- Credit cards and debit cards
- Telephone and online payments
- Buying and selling online
- Buying wisely
- Protection for consumers
- Borrowing money
- Budgeting
- Changing prices
- Investing money
- Buying a car
- Renting a place to live
- Buying and selling real estate
- Insurance
- Looking after the environment
- Planning an overseas holiday
- Joining a club
- Consumer crosswords

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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 2 - Government the Law and You
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 2 - Government the Law and You
Book 2 in the Living & Work Literacy series provides photocopiable activities that explore the nature of a democratic political system and the laws that govern it. Students will investigate the three levels of government and their responsibilities and roles, and the ways in which young people can influence decision-making in their communities. Essential information about legal processes is presented is such a way the students will learn practical skills about how to resolve problems they may encounter in the future.

The topics in this book are suitable for secondary school subjects in years 7-10 that teach young people about the practical skills and knowledge that they need to participate fully in society. Each topic is self-contained and selected answers have been provided to make making more time-efficient.

Topics included in Book 2:
- Structure of government
- Political action
- Understanding your local council
- The global community
- Political parties
- Voting systems
- Pressure groups and lobbyists
- Managigng the economy
- Our functioning economy
- Paying taxes
- Why are there laws?
- Branches of the law
- Preparing a case
- Problems with neighbours
- Who's who in a courtroom
- You be the judge
- DNA profiling
- You're under arrest!
- Resolving disputes
- Contracts and debt
- Government word puzzle.
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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 3 - Small Enterprise Management
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 3 - Small Enterprise Management
The photocopiable activities in this book explore the nature of small enterprises. The topics provide a sound overview of how a small enterprise is managed, and will be suitable for students who are considering a future in small business, as well as those who are exploring various employment options. As they complete these activities, students will discover the different types of businesses and how they work. They will also be introduced to essential business elements such as advertising, risk management and taxation. Concepts are explored through a range of challenging short answer, class discussion and research activities. The use of case studies and scenarios provide real-life learning situations which students will be able to apply to their own business planning.

Living & Work Literacy series cover topics such as money and being wise customer, government and law, small enterprise management and work skills, From School to Work, Workplace & Communication Issues. Moving Out and Money Sense are the latest relese it the series.

Topics contained in this book are suitable for secondary school subjects in years 710 that teach young people about practical life skills. Topics include:
- Qualities of a good business person
- Business organisations
- Company profiles
- Buying a business
- Establishing a new business
- Buying a franchise
- Business plans
- Political parties
- Marketing and promotion
- Voting systems
- Resolving disputes
- Marketing and promotion
- Advertising
- Risk Management
- Business on the internet
- Managing finances
- Taxation and GST.
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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 4 - Work Education
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 4 - Work Education
Book 4 in the Living & Work Literacy series provides photocopiable activities that explore work education. Throughout these topics, students will investigate different roles in the working environment and the regulations and issues that relate to employment. Concepts are explored through a range of challenging short answer, class discussion and research activities. Each topic is self-contained and selected answers have been provided to make marking time-efficient.
Topics contained in this book are suitable for secondary school subjects in years 7-10 that teach young people about the practical skills and knowledge that they need to participate fully in society.
Living & Work Literacy series cover topics such as money and being wise customer, government and law, small enterprise management and work skills, From School to Work, Workplace & Communication Issues. Moving Out and Money Sense are the latest relese it the series.

Topics Included:
- The workplace
- Payment for work
- Changing work patterns
- Permanent of casual? Full-time or part-time?
- Working conditions
- Sexual harassment
- Equal opportunity
- Workplace agreements
- Unemployment
- Workplace protection
- Industrial disputes
- Trade unions
- Paying income tax
- Superannuation
- Applying for a job
- Preparing a resume
- Work experience and vocational training
- The job interview
- Career planning
- Promotion
- Work Word find
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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 5 - From School to Work
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 5 - From School to Work
Living & Work Literacy - Book 5 - From School to Work explores the world of work, with special emphasis on the transition from school to work. Throughout these topics students will investigate the nature of the workplace and implement practical suggestions for compiling a CV, applying for a job and preparing for various types of interviews and workplace assessment tests. Each topic is self-contained and selected answers have been provided to make marking time-efficient.
Suitable for Secondary school subjects in years 7-10.
Living & Work Literacy - Book 5 - From School to Work include the following topics:
  • What is work?
  • Volunteering
  • Employment agencies
  • Filling in application forms
  • Online application
  • Additional qualifications
  • Spotting fake jobs
  • Doing a skills audit
  • Letter writing skills
  • Compiling a CV
  • Interview skills
  • Types of interview questions
  • Psychological testing for jobs
  • Employer expectations
  • Touring the premises
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Interpreting pay slips
  • Work ethics
  • Workplace culture
  • Jobs for the under 15s.
This series prepares students for the world of work by exploring issues related to the workplace and the importance of developing effective communication skills. The work sheets include ideas for career planning, practical suggestions for dealing with issues such as workplace harassment, bullying and unfair dismissal, as well as dealing with the transitional challenges of moving from the school or training environment to paid employment. Real-life scenarios which put the student at the centre of the learning process are included in each unit and key ideas are reinforced through a range of challenging short answer, class discussion and research activities.
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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 6 - Workplace & Communication Issues
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 6 - Workplace & Communication Issues
Living & Work Literacy - Book 8 - Money Sense title provides photocopiable activities that develop the skills that will help young adults become responsible and aware consumers. Working through the units, students will consider responsible money management, including knowing their spending habits, how to budget and what to do if you are in debt. Other topics include warranties, scams, gambling, online shopping and mobile phone plans.
Workplace & Communication Issues include the following topics:
  • Employment in Australia
  • Unions-history and common issues
  • Dealing with difficult workmates
  • Casual employment pitfalls
  • Keeping the CV up to date
  • Interview skills within the workplace
  • Work in the future
  • Workplace behaviours
  • Skills required for specific jobs
  • Adapting to work environments: etiquette
  • Adapting to work environments: cultural issues
  • Communication skills in the workplace
  • Types of management structures
  • Unfair and fair dismissal
  • Occupational health and safety scenarios
  • Current workplace issues
  • Technology and communication
  • Learning at work
  • Resignation strategies: Knowing when to leave
  • Life-long learning and pathways

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This series prepares students for the world of work by exploring issues related to the workplace and the importance of developing effective communication skills. The work sheets include ideas for career planning, practical suggestions for dealing with issues such as workplace harassment, bullying and unfair dismissal, as well as dealing with the transitional challenges of moving from the school or training environment to paid employment. Real-life scenarios which put the student at the centre of the learning process are included in each unit and key ideas are reinforced through a range of challenging short answer, class discussion and research activities.
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- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 7 - Moving Out
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 7 - Moving Out
Living & Work Literacy - Book 7 - Moving Out title provides photocopiable activities that explore some of the practical issues for young adults as they move towards independent living. Working through the units, students consider the reasons why young adults move out of the family home, finding a place to live, different housing options, signing a lease and the issues involved in shared living.

Concepts are reinforced through a range of challenging short answer, class discussion and research activities. Topics contained in this book are suitable for secondary school subjects in years 710 that teach young people about the practical skills and knowledge that they need to participate fully in society.

Moving Out topics include:
When can I leave home?; Homelessness; Finding a place to live; Different types of accommodation; The lease, bond, condition report and rent; Connecting services; How much will it all cost?; Household organisation and budgets; Repairs and maintenance; The neighbourhood and privacy; Health; and Voting.

Versatile uses:

  • Supplementary classroom lessons
  • Homework activities
  • Reinforcement of learning
  • Extension work for advanced students
  • Preparation for assessment
  • Exam revision
Teaching Benefits:

  • Creative teaching ideas
  • Developing greater student interest and understanding
  • A fresh approach to a topic
  • A way to target student weaknesses
  • Suitable for individual group work
  • A variety of activities for home study
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- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
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Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 8 - Money Sense
Downloadable pdf: Living & Work Literacy - Book 8 - Money Sense
Living & Work Literacy - Book 8 - Money Sense title provides photocopiable activities that develop the skills that will help young adults become responsible and aware consumers. Working through the units, students will consider responsible money management, including knowing their spending habits, how to budget and what to do if you are in debt. Other topics include warranties, scams, gambling, online shopping and mobile phone plans.

Concepts are reinforced through a range of challenging short answer, class discussion and research activities. Topics contained in this book are suitable for secondary school subjects in years 710 that teach young people about the practical skills and knowledge that they need to participate fully in society.
Money Sense topics include:
Spending habits; Top tips for saving money; The burden of personal debt; Goods and services; Contracts and warranties; Mobile phone plans; Online shopping; Scams, fraud and identity theft; The influence of marketing; Understanding credit cards; Tax returns; and Gambling.

Versatile uses:

  • Supplementary classroom lessons
  • Homework activities
  • Reinforcement of learning
  • Extension work for advanced students
  • Preparation for assessment
  • Exam revision
Teaching Benefits:

  • Creative teaching ideas
  • Developing greater student interest and understanding
  • A fresh approach to a topic
  • A way to target student weaknesses
  • Suitable for individual group work
  • A variety of activities for home study
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- This downloadable PDF does not contain the CD Rom from the hard copy version
- Credit card orders only; this product cannot be purchased on 30 Day Preview or School Invoice.

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Living & Work Literacy - Book 3 - Small Enterprise Management
Living & Work Literacy - Book 3 - Small Enterprise Management
The topics in this book provide a sound overview of how a small enterprise is managed, and will be suitable for students who are considering a future in small business, as well as those who are exploring various employment options.

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Living & Work Literacy - Book 5 - From School to Work
Living & Work Literacy - Book 5 - From School to Work
This book explores the world of work, with special emphasis on the transition from school to work.

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Living & Work Literacy - Book 6 - Workplace & Communication Issues
Living & Work Literacy - Book 6 - Workplace & Communication Issues
Book 6 extends upon the work-related topics introduced in book 5. Throughout these topics the students will explore gen the world of work, with special emphasis on the transition from school to work.

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Living & Work Literacy - Book 7 - Moving Out
Living & Work Literacy - Book 7 - Moving Out
This book provides photocopiable activities that explore some of the practical issues for young adults as they move towards independent living.

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Living & Work Literacy - Book 8 - Money Sense
Living & Work Literacy - Book 8 - Money Sense
This book provides photocopiable activities that develop the skills that will help young adults become responsible and aware consumers.

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