Overview - SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAM
PCI Life Skills Programs, written by Janie Haugen-McLane, are comprised of ten board games that focus on life skills while promoting independence, socialization, and positive behavior. These games feature a total of 1000 questions and practice activities. They are being used by many teachers to guide students in how to become successful in the subject of life.
Proven to be effective for students with special learning and behavioral needs, the games also help students learn how to act at school, at home, and in the community. These games are ideal for self-contained and resource classrooms as well as inclusive teaching settings because no one loses these noncompetitive games.
Game Play & Draw Cards
There are two easy-to-play formats for the board games. One features questions on the board and the draw cards, and the other features questions on the draw cards only. Each game has 100 questions. Also included with each game are five blank draw cards so that teachers can customize the game with questions specifically designed for their students.
A comprehensive teacher's guide is included with each game. The teacher's guide features all questions along with possible answers. A practice activity to reinforce the content of each question is included to facilitate further learning and discussion. These practice activities can be incorporated into gameplay or used after gameplay to review and reinforce concepts.
Individual Progress Reports
Six individual progress reports are included to evaluate student learning on an ongoing basis. Progress reports present strategies for use and multiple opportunities to evaluate student knowledge for each question in the game, including customized teacher-created questions.
A 10-pack of additional individual progress reports and 20 additional blank draw cards for each game are also available (sold separately).
Social Skills: Learning to Get Along with Other People isÿdesigned to teach appropriate behavior and social skills in various settings. Skills addressed are:
• greeting people in the morning
• bathing or showering everyday
• dressing for work or school
• cleaning up after eating lunch or dinner
• asking for help at a store
• knowing how and where to meet new people
• acting appropriately in a movie theater
• asking a person to dance
• following rules when playing team sports or games
• dealing with anger at home or in public
• understanding personal space and public space
• learning to knock when a bedroom door is closed
• changing clothes in the bedroom
• keeping bedrooms and bed neat and clean
• calling in when not attending school or work
||Each Game Includes:
|• Behavior Skills
• Community Skills
• Cooking Class
• Looking Good
• Money Skills
|• Safety Skills
• Social Skills
• Survival Skills
• Workplace Skills
• You Tell Me
|• Game Board
• 15 Draw Cards & 5 Blank Cards
• 6 Game Pieces & 1 Die
• 6 Progress Reports
• Teacher's Guide
Reading Level: Nonreaders+
Interest Level: 3-12