Paying Bills is part of Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike.
Written on a high third/low fourth-grade level with airy-pages and bullet-point information for easy, independent study, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated transition skills and Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence. 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-three page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills--Paying Bills include:
- Budget sense
- Young person's planner
- Bill paying calendar
- Monthly bill chart
- Writing checks
- Using an ATM
- Keeping a register
- Real life money issues (cars, insurance, etc.)
- Cost of credit cards
- Filing a 1040 EZ.
Also included are Parent Verification Letters (to meet federal mandates for family involvement), answer key and grading sheet.
A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book—Doing Laundry.
Some of the titles in the Daily Living Skills transition series include: Who Am I?, Cleaning House, Doing Laundry, Dress for Success, Kitchen Basics, Nutrition, Grocery Shopping, Making Meals, Paying Bills, Staying Healthy, Time Management and Transportation.