Basic Life Skills Teacher Resources
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Life Skills - Advertising Tricks - Learning About Food Advertisements
In this advertising worksheet, students learn about food advertisements, including jingles, images, products, animation and more. They then complete the 3 activities in which they create their own product, spokes-character and jingle.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 252 Downloads
Grocery Store Unit Ideas
Use a mock grocery store to learn about money concepts, making lists, spelling, and life skills. Young shoppers will use real money, make grocery lists, learn how to interact with a cashier and customer, and bag groceries. Great for teaching everyday life applications with links to math.
3rd - 5th Math 16 Views 395 Downloads
Marriage and Financial Goals, Budgeting Strategies
There is no more useful life skill to learn, than budgeting and setting financial goals. It's math that is used by every person, everyday. Learners examine the responsibilities and costs involved in family economics. Through a series of interviews, problem-solving activities, and research assignments they'll understand how to set goals and create a family budget.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 25 Views 45 Downloads
Gourmet Green Eggs and Ham
Green Eggs and Ham are served up! In this cooking lesson, young chefs read the book Green Eggs and Ham and make some of their own. They follow directions, make connections to real-life, and write a story about their cooking experience.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 7 Views 86 Downloads
What is the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax's connection to Social Security and Medicare, and what are the differences in how are individuals in the United States are taxed relative to their income? This video provides clear explanations for these questions, using graphs and sample situations to illustrate the main concept.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students practice developing budgets. In this financial awareness lesson, students read The Monster Money Book and list ways the characters saved money in the story. Students plan a budget and demonstrate how to look for bargains when they shop.
2nd - 6th Math 10 Views 78 Downloads
Wanted: A True Friend
It is so important for our students to understand how to have and be a good friend. This lesson is intended to foster interpersonal communication skills and personal responsibility. Students complete an acrostic poem with the word friend, discuss personal choice and decision making, and create a "Want Ad' for a true friend that will be placed on the "Friendship Classifieds" bulletin board.
4th Health 16 Views 45 Downloads
Personal Finance: Buying Into the System
Eleventh graders confront basic personal finance choices they will face throughout their lives. There is a natural progression to the lessons, beginning with career choices, leading into budgeting and planning, and ending with the impact of credit and long-term savings and investing.
11th Math 28 Views 101 Downloads
Harry Shows Us How
Students are provided an avenue to express his/her understanding of the life skills being taught and connect the life and times of Harry Truman to the life skills being taught for the purpose of adding relevance for each student.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 20 Downloads
Wanted: A True Friend
Students name actions of true friends, explain responsible decision-making, discuss ways to get other people to practice life skills, and explain actions to take when a person feels left out. Students participate in role plays to stimulate the discussions.
3rd - 5th Health 15 Views 17 Downloads
Shopping for Savings
Fourth graders calculate savings and identify the best value items from a list of products. They rotate through five studying stations, completing various math activities involving calculators and solving problems related to shopping and prices of items.
4th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads
Eagle Shopping Centre, Derby, Uk â€“ Quiz 2
In this Eagle Shopping Centre learning exercise, students survey, discover and examine all the shops and establishments found within this shopping mall and then answer twenty questions associated with the mall.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads