What Are Life Skills? Life skills must be taught to students in special education to help them become independent and successful. Life skills instruction combines academic, daily living, occupational, and interpersonal skills to teach students how to live and work in the community. Trying to find time in our busy school day to fit in these lessons are really hard but we can try and practice them at school and home!
Use this resource as part of your Life Skills Curriculum. You can use the activities included as a whole group or in small group instruction. I would also make this an independent center! There is enough content in this resource to last the entire month. This resources goes over topics like meal planning, going to the grocery store, following a recipe, making grocery lists and more!
This specific unit would be geared toward upper elementary students and older.
Download a free adapted book here from the Personal Care and Hygiene unit
Included in this Unit?
- 2 adapted books with black and white versions
- 4 Adapted Recipe Books
- visual mini schedules
- vocabulary cards
- “I CAN” statements
- 4 file folder games
- 4 task boxes
- Meal Planning worksheets
- 2 different versions of the BINGO game with calling cards
- binder cover and spines
- bin labels
- letter to parents
- lesson guidelines (including a blank version)
- IEP samples
- 4 different data tracking sheets
- mastery certificate
- 4 different craftivities (writing prompt and craft)
- cut & paste worksheets
- related worksheets
- assessments with picture support
- visual task analysis checklists
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This Meal Planning & Prep Unit is from the bundle. See below with what this bundle will include
- Personal Care & Hygiene
- Meal Planning and Prep
- Health and Nutrition
- House Keeping
- Money: The Basics
- Money: Budgeting
- Safety & Emergency/Communication skills
- Coping with Stress
- Traveling & Transportation
- Leisure time
- Vocational Skills
- Social Skills
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