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Home Living / Daily Living: Personal Hygiene—Use of Napkin
1st - 12th
Staying clean is a big part of staying healthy and looking good in the community. Personal hygiene and napkin use are the focus of this activity. Your class will eat a messy food, look in a mirror to see if their face is messy, then...
Home Living / Daily Living Lesson Plan—Mastery Healthy Food
5th - 12th
Everyone needs to know how to eat well to stay healthy. Learners with mild disabilities log what they eat, discuss food choices, and review healthy foods. The activity could be used to foster living skills in high-functioning individuals...
Home Living / Daily Living: Labels on Food Products
9th - Higher Ed
Everybody needs to know how to make healthy choices when it comes to food. Understanding food labels is the first step. Using empty food packaging, you'll discuss what food labels are, what information can be found on them, and how to...
Home Living / Daily Living : Measure Ingredients
9th - Higher Ed
Cooking often requires one to measure out ingredients. Build an understanding of relative measurements as well as a reference for future cooking projects with your special needs class. In a small group, you'll discuss various measurement...
Kitchen Appliances and Utensils: Home Living / Daily Living
9th - 12th
There are so many different types of tools we use in the kitchen, everyday. Help your special needs learner discover how to recognize, identify, and use various kitchen utensils and appliances. Using picture cards and drill prompting,...
Apply Taxes, Tips, and Discounts Using a Proportion and Scale Factor
5 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Everyone loves a sale, but they need to know how to find the new price with the scale factor and proportions. The scale factor is like the key needed to find that missing piece of the puzzle. Show your learners how to find the scale...