Written for under-performing students who haven't done well in conventional classrooms, this high school elective course will introduce teenagers to the basic tools, skills, terms, and concepts associated with shop, home, and community facilities. Each text covers a unique topic, including auto repair, carpentry, home remodeling, electrical, and construction work; the included activity books provide fill-in-the-blank, diagram completion, reading comprehension, and matching exercises for reinforcement and reflection. Each of the 75 lessons begins with a narrative involving teenage role models who demonstrate character and skills such as courtesy, honesty, integrity and commitment. Tools are suggested, but not required. Course Kit consists of five, soft-cover, saddle-stitch books with five companion activity books, plus a Teachers Resource Kit with blackline master for activity answer keys, 15 section quizzes, 5 chapter tests with answer keys and CD-ROM for printing as needed on your computer quizzes, tests and keys.
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