ERIC Number: ED340843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Simulated Real-Life Experiences Using Classified Ads in the Classroom.
This guide contains activities to help teachers give middle school students experience in practical life skills. Techniques include role playing and using classified advertisements from newspapers. The five lessons include teacher tips on conducting the activities. Lessons contain objectives, materials needed, discussion, and suggested dialogue. Worksheets are included for interviews, budgets, transportation, apartment hunting, expenses, and groceries. The guide also contains a list of overall objectives grouped under the headings of: Basic Skills; Self-Conceptualization; Understanding Others; Using Accumulated Knowledge To Interpret the World; and Continuous Learning. Eleven evaluation questions and six general questions on the course as a whole are provided for students as well as a six-item outline for a "summary" of the course experience to be written by students. Finally, three interest surveys, and two sample job applications, conclude the document. (KC)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Employment Interviews, Home Management, Interest Inventories, Intermediate Grades, Job Application, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Money Management, Teaching Methods
MidMath, P.O. Box 2892, Farmington Hills, MI 48333 ($10.00; over 10 copies--$8.00 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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