Level 1 Reading Menus - Money Math Life Skills Worksheet

Where to find this activity

Looking for a fun and engaging way to teach students personal finance skills? Look no further than Level 1 Menu Math! This step-by-step money math worksheet is designed to help students learn how to read restaurant menus and calculate the cost of breakfast and lunch menus. With relatable dialog, real-world scenarios, age-appropriate graphics, and clear, simple language, this special education personal finance worksheet teaches life skills that will benefit students for years to come. Give your students the gift of financial literacy with Level 1 Menu Math!

Key Features
  • This Money Math worksheet, perfect for high school special education and adult life skills programs, enhances financial literacy by teaching students to calculate meal costs from standard breakfast and lunch menus, incorporating critical independent living skills.
  • Designed as a practical autism resource, this activity focuses on developing functional life skills through engaging word problems, allowing students to practice money math in real-world scenarios.
  • By breaking down the task into manageable steps, calculating the cost of two, three, and four items on a menu, students build confidence in personal finance and learn essential finance skills.
  • This easy-to-use worksheet not only strengthens reading comprehension but also empowers students with the tools to handle everyday financial decisions, promoting autonomy and a deeper understanding of money management.
  • This activity can be used as part of a comprehensive functional life 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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