Daily Marketplace Skills (Life Skills)
Get a sense on how to best spend your hard-earned money with our engaging resource on daily marketplace skills. Start off with an understanding of the value of money. Take this understanding one step further by planning your own budget. Then, move on to calculating restaurant menu and grocery prices. Extend this with calculating sales tax and tip. Finish up with a comprehensive look at different forms of payment. Comprised of reading passages, graphic organizers, real-world activities, crossword, word search and comprehension quiz, our resource combines high interest concepts with low vocabulary to ensure all learners comprehend the essential skills required in life. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
This handy series helps your children learn basic life skills. These ready-to-use lessons cover a variety of topics that are useful daily. Each 60-page book includes the teacher/parent instruction and activity pages with examples for the students. These are also reproducible for family or classroom use.
The content is based on Bloom's Taxonomy and a quick overview of the philosophy is shown in the front of the books. These books are written at level 3 of the Taxonomy: learning to apply what they have read, remembered, and understood. A list of vocabulary words is printed at the beginning of each book and activity pages include a variety of exercises - short answer; fill-in-the-blank; complete the chart; true false; multiple choice; crossword; word search and more. A comprehension quiz and answer keys are found toward the back of each book. Mini-posters are also included in the back, great as prompts for your visual learners.
These would be helpful for struggling learners or students with special needs who need practice with life skills. They are written to be high-interest, but at an easier reading level. ~ Donna