Life Skills Teacher Resources
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Home Living / Daily Living: Shopping List
Talk with your pupils about the importance of staying focused at the grocery store. Your special education class will discuss how to create and use a shopping list. They will make a shopping list and pretend to use it in a role-play activity.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Things Fall Apart: Research, Writing & Presentation Project
A great resource for your unit on Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Small groups conduct research about related topics (list included), write papers, present PowerPoint slide shows, and take a student-created test. Fill in a few gaps to support writing and presentation skills if you have grade-level writers.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Money Management Part II: Checking Accounts
Having money is great, learning to manage it wisely is imperative. First, the class has a discussion on the value and convenience of having a checking account. Then, they practice filling out deposit slips, keeping an account register, and writing checks.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
China Pegs to Dollar to Keep Trade Imbalance
Continuing from the previous video, Sal reviews the China-US trade relationships and the floating currency scenario that should leave the dollar weaker and the Yuan stronger. He explains the reason the People's Bank of China doesn't want this trade imbalance, and how they remedy this issue to keep the exchange at the status quo.
3 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Vocabulary Unit 1.2: Everyday Objects, Free Time
Your class has many interests and hobbies outside school hours. Have them study the words used for these activities, as well as words for everyday objects in their home, in a vocabulary worksheet that includes word banks, a crossword puzzle, and fill-in-the-blank exercises.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Teaching Through the Novel
Students are introduced to Chinua Achebe's first novel and to his views on the role of the writer in his or her society. It can be used alone or in conjunction with the related lesson Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
The first several minutes of this clip are a review of the hypothetical China-U.S. trade scenario Sal mapped out in previous videos. Then, he begins to further outline how the Yuan can resist appreciation because of interference by the Chinese Central Bank and it's desire to peg the current exchange rate.
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
How Money is Created?
How much money exists if banks and governments can create it whenever needed? Truth be told, this number is constantly changing. This resource will support your learners' understanding of money circulation with its cartoon representations, clearly expressed ideas, good pacing and relevant examples.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Unit 4: Money Management - Using Bank Services
Students explore information about banking and banking services. They practice filling out deposits and withdrawal slips, transferring money and discover how money is transferred when making purchases. Students identify types of banks and practice opening, using, and balancing checking and savings accounts.
8th - 12th Math
Constitutionality of a Central Bank
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Go BBYC: Buying the Best for Your Consumption
Students explore guidelines for buying food. In this science instructional activity, students read labels, trademarks, and print advertisements. Students discuss their duties as consumers as well as the conservation of food. Students serve and evaluate a prepared breakfast menu.
5th - Higher Ed Science
You're in high school and you just got the coolest car ever! But, now you need to start thinking about car insurance. Luckily, your teacher prepared you by engaging you in a life skills lesson like this one. The class actually calls around to research the prices for both new and used car insurance.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
My Credit Card Plan
Remember all those credit card tables lined up on your college campus? So alluring and dangerous, if you don't know what you're doing. Prepare your pre-college attendees for life by offering a lesson on credit management. They discuss credit reports, hidden fees, financial repercussions, and how to make a credit plan to get through college.
9th - 12th Math
Rental Agreement Lingo
The first time you sit down to sign a rental agreement is quite an experience. Prepare your class for that inevitable moment with a lesson on rental agreement lingo. They read a rental agreement, fill out a lingo worksheet, and then discuss what rental terms mean in relation to the responsibilities of the landlord and tenant.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills