Living on Your Own

Living on Your Own

Independent living is a major step in the life of a young person. Help students prepare for that step with the multimedia instruction in this module on the topic of living independently. Students will gain knowledge of important concepts such as making a budget, meeting new people and cleaning a living space.

Competencies Include:

  • Define Terms (such as Premises, Security Deposit and Landlord)
  • Make a Budget
  • Describe What to Include in a Budget
  • Explain Why it is Important to Pay Bills On Time
  • Contrast Apartment Complex Versus Duplex
  • Explain How to Make an Apartment Hunting Checklist
  • Explain Why it is Important to Keep Your New Home Clean
  • Describe Ways and Places to Meet New People


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