Celebrating Thanksgiving Day Mini Lesson is from Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. It comes from the larger workbook, Celebrating Holidays.
This mini lesson includes the definition of the holiday, appropriate ways to celebrate the holiday and the history of the holiday.
Like the books in this series, this mini-lesson contains airy-pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, yet, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated, Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence and Common Core Standard Compliant information.
Written on a 3rd/4th grade level, workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-four page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible.
Titles in the Daily Living Skills transition series include: Becoming Likable, Building Character, Cleaning House, Decision Making, Doing Laundry, Dress for Success, Everyday Manners, Fair Fighting, Getting a Paycheck, Grocery Shopping, Interviewing Skills, Kitchen Basics, Making Conversation, Making Meals, Managing Stress, Nutrition, Overcoming Failure, Paying Bills, Safe Dating, Seeking Employment, Staying Healthy, Time Management, Transportation, Voting, Who Am I? College and Career
A Power Point Presentation introducing the program to students, parents and staff is available free of charge on this site.
A Teacher’s Manual providing tips on implementation and written ITP goals for many workbook is also available for purchase on this site.
THIS MINI LESSON IS DESIGNED TO LET YOU TRY THE DAILY LIVING SKILLS SERIES FOR MINIMAL COST. WHOLE WORKBOOKS OR ENTIRE BUNDLE PACKS WILL ALWAYS BE MORE ECONOMICAL ONCE YOU'RE COMFORTABLE WITH THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT.