Mrs. Saltz's 8th Hour Tue/Thu Daily Living Skills Class

Week of June 8-12

Learning Objective: Students will give their opinion on how to solve a social conflict and learn the meanings of idioms.

Materials Needed: “A Friend Picks a Fight” worksheet (will be e-mailed), braille writer, paper, computer, I-Pad.

Activity: Students will read “ A Friend Picks a Fight” worksheets and complete discussion questions.

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Week of June 1-5

Learning Objective:

Students will interpret a food recipe.

Materials Needed:

Interpreting a recipe worksheet. (Yummy Bars) (will be e-mailed to you), braille writer or computer to record your answers


Students will read the Yummy Cereal Bar recipe and answer the questions.

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Week of May 26-29

Learning Objective: Students will distinguish between a credit card and a debit card.

Materials Needed: Credit vs Debit card worksheet and scenario questions. (will be e-mailed to you)

Activity: Part 1: Students will read the short descriptions and decide if it describes a credit card or a debit card

Part 2: Read the scenarios and answer the questions. .

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Week of May 18-22

Learning Objective: Students will review definitions of financial literacy vocabulary.

Materials Needed: Financial literacy vocabulary worksheet (worksheet will be e-mailed to you)

Activity: Read financial literacy vocabulary and define.

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Week of May 11-15

Learning Objective: Students will learn new facts/ trivia about pasta/ Students will increase their independent living skills.

Materials Needed: Worksheet “Pasta Trivia” (worksheet will be e-mailed to you); braille writer/paper

Activity: Read "Pasta Trivia”. Research and answer questions. Record your answers. Please continue to practice independent living skills by helping with chores at home.

Week of May 4-8

Learning Objective: Students will demonstrate understanding of deposit and withdrawals in the banking system.

Materials Needed: Worksheet "Making Deposits and Withdrawals" worksheet (will be e-mailed); calculator and braille writer if needed.

Activity: Read "Making deposits and withdrawal worksheet story problems and solve (worksheet will be e-mailed)

Week of April 20-24

Learning Objective: Students will identify self-awareness in the areas of strengths and things that they need to work on.

Activity: Complete sentences or list your answers from the Self-Awareness worksheet. Print will be e-mailed and braille copies will be mailed.

Materials Needed: Self-awareness worksheets /brailler and paper

Week of April 6-10

Read financial vocabulary terms, research definitions and record answers.

Financial Literacy Vocabulary Terms:

  1. Budget

  2. Checking account

  3. Emergency fund

  4. Needs vs wants

  5. ATM

  6. Bankruptcy

  7. Savings account

  8. Contract

  9. Employee

  10. Employer

  11. Deposit

  12. Withdrawal

  13. Income

  14. Expenses

  15. Salary