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Essential Skills Practice tied to Grocery Shopping is part of Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering reading and math essential skills practice for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike studying a life skills program.


While Grocery Shopping offers transition skills for students needing life skills instruction, Essential Skills Practice allows them to work on specific skills needed to attain those transition skills including situation stories about grocery store etiquette, reading practice with environment print in grocery stores, map reading of store layout, and practice reading shelf labels and math skills to determine best prices, price comparison, and savings.


Workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-three page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real-world activities are provided whenever possible.


Lessons in Daily Living Skills' Grocery Shopping include:


  • grocery store layout
  • per unit pricing
  • cost comparison
  • coupons
  • impulse buying
  • organizing the refrigerator
  • when food's too old
  • grocery lists
  • meal planner lists
  • food storage


Essential Skills Practice includes:


  • Situation stories (Move to the Right, Taking Turns, Proper Pacing, Coming Prepared)
  • Environmental print
  • Label reading
  • Map reading
  • Product location
  • Staying in budget
  • Cost comparing
  • Cost per unit
  • Total saving
  • Reduced pricing


A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book—Doing Laundry.

Grocery Shopping - Essential Skills Practice

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