ERIC Number: ED077156
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Apr-1
Reference Count: 0
Performance Objectives for Trainable Mentally Handicapped (K-12).
Cooperative Educational Services, Phoenix, AZ.
Performance objectives related to occupational, social, communication, and daily living skills are specified for trainable mentally handicapped students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Each skill area is broken down into four to seven component units (number of objectives for each unit is noted in parentheses): manual activities (10), work attitudes (six), career awareness (two), specific job skills (17), applying-retaining employment (eight), and financial dealings (four); self control (six), manners (seven), group participation (10), and self image (seven); oral language (18), and functional writing (13), reading (15), and mathematics (20); health and safety (14), mobility (11), care of clothes (four), cleanliness (eight), table habits (10), home assistance (five), and leisure (four). Objectives of the instructional units include such activities as storing tools safely, questioning a job supervisor, using functional job-related vocabulary, cashing paychecks, depositing money, retaining receipts, accepting and applying constructive criticism, accepting changes, playing cooperatively in a group setting, establishing eye contact, responding when spoken to, associating phonetic sounds with letters, using the telephone, understanding traffic signals, and zipping, hanging, or choosing clothes. Performance objectives are presented in a checklist format. (MC)
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Authoring Institution: Cooperative Educational Services, Phoenix, AZ.