Life Skills

Teacher: Janet
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0 Course Introduction 02:06

1 Lesson 1: Job Application - Part 1 10:00

This video is the first part of a four part video series on completing a job application. This video will cover the first portion of the job application. Students are encouraged to print out a copy of the job application (under documents) prior to watching the video.

2 Lesson 1: Job Application Review - Part 1 03:23

This video reviews the job application worksheet.

3 Lesson 2: Job Application - Part 2 09:08

This video is the second video of a four part video series on completing a job application.

4 Lesson 2: Job Application Review - Part 2 03:12

This video reviews the job application worksheet.

5 Lesson 3: Job Application - Part 3 09:03

This video is the third video of a four part video series on completing a job application. This video will cover the education and reference portion of the application. Students are encouraged to print out a copy of the job application (under documents) prior to watching the video.

6 Lesson 3: Job Application Review - Part 3 03:45

This video reviews the job application worksheet.

7 Lesson 4: Job Application - Part 4 10:35

This video covers the "previous employment" and "signature portion" of a job application. It is important for students to complete videos 1-3 (job application) prior to this video. At the end of this video the students will be able to complete the entire job application form.

8 Lesson 4: Job Application Review - Part 4 03:11

This video reviews the job application worksheet.

9 Lesson 5: Writing a Cover Letter 10:09

A cover letter is an important way to showcase a job applicant's skills and experience. It provides an employeer with a direct link between the applicant and the position.

10 Lesson 5: Writing a Cover Letter Worksheet Review 02:07

This video explains the worksheet that corresponds with the "Writing a Cover Letter" lesson.

11 Lesson 6: Writing a Resume' 11:13

This video shows students how to write a resume'.

12 Lesson 6: Writing a Resume' Worksheet Review 05:11

This video reviews the "Writing a Resume" worksheet.

13 Lesson 7: Interview - What not to do! 07:54

This video shows students what not to do in a job interview.

14 Lesson 7: Interview - What not to do! Worksheet Review 01:31

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment.

15 Lesson 8: Job Interview - What to do! 11:34

This video demonstrates how applicants should appear for a job interview. 

16 Lesson 8: Job Interview - What to do! Review 03:27

This video explains how to complete the assignment for this lesson.

17 Lesson 9: Writing a Resignation Letter 10:27

This video shows students how to write a resignation letter.

18 Lesson 9: Writing a Resignation Letter Review 03:12

This video explains how to complete the assignment for this lesson.

19 Lesson 10: Job Seeking Skills Summary Video 06:56

This is the last video of the job seeking skills video segments. It includes a job application portfolio to be completed at the end of the video lesson.

20 Lesson 10: Job Seeking Skills Worksheet Review 02:33

This video will show students how to complete the worksheet for this lesson.

21 Lesson 11: What is Communication? 10:30

This video introduces students to different forms of communication.

22 Lesson 11: What is Communication? Worksheet Review 03:56

This video will show students how to complete the worksheet for this lesson.

23 Lesson 12: Verbal Communication 13:04

What is verbal communication? Students will be able to identify the different barriers that occur when using verbal communication.

24 Lesson 12: Verbal Communication Worksheet Review 02:06

This video shows students how to complete the worksheet for this lesson.

25 Lesson 13: Nonverbal Communication 09:25

Students will learn examples of nonverbal communication.

26 Lesson 13: Nonverbal Communication Worksheet Review 02:43

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment.

27 Lesson 14: Organizing Meetings 10:30

This video explains the importance of organizing a meeting including identifying participants, developing an agenda, opening and closing the meeting, and the importance of time management.

28 Lesson 14: Organizing Meetings Worksheet Review 03:55

This video shows students how to complete the worksheet for this lesson.

29 Lesson 15: Collaboration 10:31

30 Lesson 15: Collaboration Worksheet Review 01:24

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment.

31 Lesson 16: Professionalism: Appearance 10:44

This video explains the importance of professionalism and how a person's appearance is vital to making a first impression. The professionalism unit consists of the following lessons: appearance, personal qualities, time management, leadership and teamwork.

32 Lesson 16: Professionalism: Appearance Worksheet Review 01:01

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment.

33 Lesson 17: Professionalism - Personal Qualities (Part 1) 10:09

This video explains the following professional personal qualities:

1. Interpersonal skills

2. Teamwork skills

3. Leadership skills

4. Attention to Detail

5. Enthusiasm and personal drive

34 Lesson 17: Professionalism - Personal Qualities (Part 1) Review 02:28

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment. The worksheet should be completed after watching Part 1 and Part 2 of Professionalism - Personal Qualities.

35 Lesson 18: Professionalism - Personal Qualities (Part 2) 12:00

The professional personal qualities discussed in this video are:

1. Initiative

2. Management and organizational skills

3. Want to learn

4. Ability to handle pressure

5. Flexibility

36 Lesson 18: Professionalism - Personal Qualities (Part 2) Worksheet Review 02:28

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment.

37 Lesson 19: Time Management Skills 09:29

This video discusses the importance of time management tools.  Some strategies explained include: keeping a to-do list, ranking tasks, staying focused, being structured and tracking time (self-aware). 

38 Lesson 19: Time Management Skills Worksheet Review 02:10

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment.

39 Lesson 20: Leadership Skills (Part 1) 11:30

The leadership skills discussed in this video are: communication, motivation, delegating, positivity, and trustworthiness.

40 Lesson 20: Leadership Skills (Part 1) Worksheet Review 02:51

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment. This worksheet goes with Part 1 (Leadership Skills).

41 Lesson 21: Leadership Skills (Part 2) 09:05

The skills covered in this video include: creativity, feedback, responsibility, leading from the front, and showing interest. 

42 Lesson 21: Leadership Skills (Part 2) Worksheet Review 02:51

This video explains how to complete the worksheet for this assignment. This worksheet goes with Part 1 and Part 2 (Leadership Skills).

43 Lesson 22: Leadership Styles 08:07

This video briefly explains the following four leadership styles: democratic, autocratic, bureaucratic, and laissez-faire leadership. 

44 Lesson 22: Leadership Styles Worksheet Review 01:56

This video reviews the leadership styles worksheet.

45 Lesson 23: Reading a Paycheck stub 10:33

This video shows students how to read a paycheck stub.

46 Lesson 23: Reading a Paystub Worksheet Review 02:50

This video reviews how to read a paycheck stub and allows students the opportunity to read and answer questions from a sample paystub.

47 Lesson 24: Introduction to Banking 08:37

This video is a brief introduction of the benefits of banking. The focus of the video is on the importance of savings accounts.

48 Lesson 24: Introduction to Bank Worksheet Review 01:46

This video explains the worksheet assignment.

49 Lesson 25: Purchases 10:28

This video explains the differences between a "needs" and "wants" purchase. The video helps students understand the importance of making informed purchases.

50 Lesson 25: Purchase Worksheet Review 01:24

This video explains the worksheet assignment.

51 Lesson 26: Borrowing Money 13:21

This video explains how to use credit to make purchases.

52 Lesson 26: Borrowing Money Worksheet Review 01:55

This worksheet reviews the main vocabulary from the "Borrowing" video.

53 Lesson 27: Using Credit 12:13

This video explains the purpose of consumer credit and credit reports. Download the attached document prior to watching the video.

54 Lesson 27: Using Credit Worksheet Review 01:51

This worksheet explains how a credit score is determined.

55 Lesson 28: Budgets 12:27

This video explains what a budget is and how to develop a budget.

56 Lesson 28: Budget Worksheet Review 02:26

This video reviews the "budget" worksheet.

57 Lesson 29: Tax Forms (W-2 & W-4) 09:11

This video introduces students to a W-2 and W-4 tax form.

58 Lesson 29: Tax Forms (W-2 & W-4) Worksheet Review 02:28

This video shows students an example of a W-2.

59 Lesson 30: Preparing a Tax Return - Part One 12:13

60 Lesson 30: Preparing a Tax Return - Part One (Worksheet Review) 04:25

This video shows students how to complete Tax Form 1040 (Page one).

61 Lesson 31: Preparing a Tax Return - Part Two 09:44

62 Lesson 31: Preparing a Tax Return - Part Two (Worksheet Review) 04:25

This video shows students how to complete Tax Form 1040 (Page two).

63 Lesson 32: Checking Accounts 10:39

This video shows some of the features of a checking account including filling out a check registry. The video also shows students how to complete a deposit and withdrawal slip for a bank.

64 Lesson 32: Checking Accounts Worksheet Review 02:41

This video reviews the check registry worksheet.

65 Lesson 33: Writing a Check 09:33

This video shows students how to write a check.

66 Lesson 33: Writing a Check Worksheet Review 04:53

This video reviews the "Writing a Check" worksheet.

67 Lesson 34: Cursive Writing 09:17

Cursive writing is an important life skill because students need to be able to sign their name.  Signatures are required for college applications, job applications, etc. 

68 Lesson 34: Cursive Writing Worksheet Review 02:19

This video reviews the worksheet for cursive writing.

69 Lesson 35: Problem-Solving Skills 11:01

Problem-Solving skills mentioned in this video include:

  • Identifying the problem
  • Setting goals to solve the problem
  • Carrying a the solution for the problem
  • Identifying if the solution worked 

70 Lesson35: Problem-Solving Worksheet Review 03:14

This video reviews the problem-solving worksheet.

71 Lesson 36: Team Roles 11:49

This video explains the roles and responsibilities of the leader and individual members working within a group or team.

72 Lesson 36: Team Roles Worksheet Review 03:06

This video reviews the worksheet for Team Roles.

73 Lesson 37: Insurance 08:37

This video takes some of the mystery out of insurance and shows how it works in real-life examples.

74 Lesson 37: Insurance Worksheet Reivew 03:12

This video goes over the worksheet on different types of insurance.

75 Lesson 38: Writing a Business Plan 10:12

Students will learn how to write a basic business plan on a product/service that they will create.

76 Lesson 38: Writing a Business Plan Worksheet Review 04:07

This video goes over the worksheet for writing a business plan.

77 Lesson 39: Marketing 08:37

In this video the student will learn about marketing strategies to use in developing their own business.

78 Lesson 39: Marketing Worksheet Review 04:08

This video reviews the correct way to complete the assignment's worksheet.

79 Lesson 40: Summary - Life Skills 10:42

This video is a brief summary of the different concepts we have learned throughout this course.

Course Overview

This course introduces students to basic life skills. The objective of this course is to teach students job seeking skills, basic banking skills, financial literacy, and communication skills.

Course includes

40 lessons

40 worksheets

40 worksheet review videos

39 quizzes (each quiz consists of three or more questions)

Course Goals

Upon course completion students will be equipped with life skills that will enable them to cope with the demands of everyday situations. 

Target audience

This video-course is primarily intended for students in 5th-8th grade.

Course Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

COURSE TOPICS

Job Seeking skills:

  • Job Applications
  • Writing a cover letter
  • Writing a resume'
  • Interview skills
  • Writing a resignation letter
  • Researching jobs

Communications:

  • Defining communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Organizing meetings
  • Effective collaboration

Professionalism:

  • Appearance
  • Personal Qualities
  • Time Management tools
  • Leadership skills and styles

Financial literacy:

  • Reading a paystub
  • Introduction to banking
  • Purchases
  • Borrowing money
  • Credit
  • Budgeting
  • Writing a check
  • Filing a Tax Return 

Miscellaneous:

  • Writing in Cursive
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Team Roles
  • Insurance
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • Marketing - Shark Tank 

 

  • Teacher: Janet
  • Areas of expertise: Business education (5th-8th grade), 2nd-3rd grade teacher (all subjects), K-8th grade computer science teacher
  • Education: Education Specialist, Ed.S., Master's Degree Human Resources, Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
  • Interests: Crafting, camping, reading, traveling
  • Skills: Certified in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Business Entrepreneurship. Reading Endorsement and English as a Second Language Endorsement.
  • Associations: Children's Church Council, leader
  • Issues I care about: Mental health and social well-being.

Answer Key(s)

This document is the answer key(s) for all quizzes (lessons 1-39). Lesson 40 does not have a quiz

Test Preparation Document

Test Preparation Document

Digital Quizzes and Tests Answer Keys Document

Digital Quizzes and Tests Answer Keys Document
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