How to Complete A Roommate Agreement - Independent Living Skills Activity and Worksheet

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Learning independent living skills is crucial for students to thrive in their daily lives. A roommate agreement is an effective activity that teaches students how to handle financial responsibilities, delegate chores, and establish guest policies. This special education worksheet uses relatable dialog, real-world scenarios, and age-appropriate graphics to help students develop essential life skills and become more self-sufficient. Take advantage of this essential life skill – try our activity today!

Key Features
  • This resource transforms the challenge of understanding rental agreements into an engaging learning experience, using real-world scenarios and clear language to boost confidence in students from high school special education classes.
  • Tailored specifically for teaching crucial adult life skills, this worksheet simplifies the complexities of sharing living spaces, budgeting, and navigating lease agreements, fostering independent living skills.
  • By incorporating practical exercises, such as identifying shared expenses and practicing communication with landlords, our activities enhance social-emotional learning and equip students with essential functional life skills.
  • The worksheet is designed to make learning about renting both stimulating and captivating, ensuring students are engaged and motivated as they gain vital life skills necessary for managing shared expenses and navigating the rental world.
  • This activity can be used as part of a comprehensive independent living skills curriculum or as standalone aids.
  • Question and answers to challenge your students, reinforce learning, collect data, and measure progress.
  • Relatable dialogue can serve as a bridge between the student and the content, making it easier for them to grasp complex concepts.
  • Real-world life skills scenarios help prepare students for future challenges by developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Why Use: This life skills activity contains step-by-step instructions, reading comprehension questions, an answer key, age-appropriate graphics, real-world examples, and ideas for implementation.
Where to Use: This is the perfect special education activity for Middle Schools, High Schools, Adult Day Centers, Adult Transition Programs, Social Skills Groups, and Autism Life Skill Centers.
How to Use: This resource is an excellent addition to a functional life skills curriculum. Just print and hand out the resource.
Format: Color and black-and-white versions of each page are available as PDFs (portrait orientation, 8.5″ x 11″ letter ).

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