Features 192 Easy-to-Follow Activities
Reading Level 3 - 4.5
Interest Level 6 - 12
An indispensable guide for preparing students for life after high school, Life Skills Practice contains hundreds of 'real-life,' 'hands-on' scenarios that encourage student confidence in dealing with a wide variety of everyday situations. This comprehensive program is suitable for individuals with varying levels of ability, and is written in a simple, user-friendly format.
The 192 reproducible activity worksheets can be taught in any order and used for instruction or as study guides. They cover such practical everyday activities as decorating a home, dealing with illness, giving medical histories, using travelers' checks, preparing tax forms, eating on a budget, making a savings plan, and more.
The worksheet activities, which can be completed in a class period, include:
•Filling in blanks
•Filling out charts
•Matching vocabulary words to descriptions
•Basic math exercises
The worksheets are divided into eight units. Each unit contains a Teacher's Guide, pre-test, and follow-up review: The Teacher's Guide includes a complete Answer Key and creative suggestions for lesson enhancement.
Being an Employee
Finding the Best Job for You, Choosing the Best Company, Being Part of a Team, Putting Your Best Foot Forward, Being a Good Employee, Understanding Financial Forms, Working with Common Job Skills, Being Involved at Work, Writing on the Job, Knowing When and What to Sign, Understanding Your Paycheck.
Doing Your Banking
Understanding Banks, Reading and Writing in Money Amounts, Getting Started, Spending Your Money, Dealing with Checks that Are Written to You, Using a Check Register, Balancing a Checking Account, Understanding Savings Accounts, Looking at Special Services, Understanding Credit, C... (more)