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Topic: Daily Living  

Life Work

 Standard 3.  Manages money effectively
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Uses sound buying principles(e.g., comparing costs and benefits, making informed choices) for purchasing goods and services
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses sound buying principles for purchasing goods
     2.Uses sound buying principles for purchasing services
     3.Knows that comparing costs and benefits is a sound buying principle
     4.Knows that making informed choices is a sound buying principle
 Standard 5.  Makes general preparation for entering the work force
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands community resources such as, availability of child care, that support education and training
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows community resources such as availability of child care
     2.Understands community resources that support education and training
   Benchmark 6.Understands significant life decisions (e.g., career choices, decisions about family) and their effect on the present
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how career choices affect one’s present situation
     2.Understands how decisions about family affect one’s present situation
     3.Knows that career choices are significant life decisions
     4.Knows that decisions about family are significant life decisions
   Benchmark 7.Knows strategies for managing the interrelationships among various life roles and activities (e.g., career, family, leisure)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows strategies for managing interrelationships between career and family
     2.Knows strategies for managing interrelationships between career and leisure
     3.Knows strategies for managing interrelationships between family and leisure
   Benchmark 8.Applies for a social security card, work permit, license
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Applies for a social security card
     2.Applies for a work permit
     3.Applies for a driver’s license
 Standard 6.  Makes effective use of basic life skills
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows acceptable telecommunications ethics, etiquette, guidelines, and laws
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows telecommunications ethics
     2.Knows acceptable telecommunications etiquette
     3.Knows acceptable telecommunications guidelines
     4.Knows telecommunications laws
   Benchmark 2.Uses public transportation effectively (e.g., identifies transportation alternatives, determines transportation needs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Determines transportation needs
     2.Identifies public transportation alternatives
   Benchmark 3.Understands the purpose of income tax returns and how to calculate them
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the purpose of income tax returns
     2.Understands how to calculate income tax returns
   Benchmark 4.Understands the availability of health care and child care services
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the availability of health care
     2.Understands the availability of child care
   Benchmark 6.Understands important points in searching for and renting an apartment
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands important points in searching for an apartment
     2.Understands important points in renting an apartment
   Benchmark 7.Understands basic banking services (e.g., checking accounts, savings accounts)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands basic checking accounts
     2.Understands basic savings accounts
   Benchmark 8.Understands the basic process of buying and maintaining a car
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the basic process of buying a car
     2.Understands the basic process of maintaining a car
   Benchmark 9.Knows how to correctly enter information into basic forms
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Fills out basic forms

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 4.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to consumer and resources management affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows techniques (e.g., prioritizing, planning, saving, delegation, evaluation, time allocation) used to manage individual and family resources (e.g., food, clothing, shelter, health care, recreation, transportation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows techniques used to manage individual resources
     2.Knows techniques used to manage family resources
     3.Knows that prioritizing is a technique used to manage individual resources
     4.Knows that planning is a technique used to manage individual resources
     5.Knows that saving is a technique used to manage individual resources
     6.Knows that delegation is a technique used to manage individual resources
     7.Knows that evaluation is a technique used to manage individual resources
     8.Knows that time allocation is a technique used to manage individual resources
     9.Knows that prioritizing is a technique used to manage family resources
     10.Knows that saving is a technique used to manage family resources
     11.Knows that delegation is a technique used to manage family resources
     12.Knows that evaluation is a technique used to manage family resources
     13.Knows that time allocation is a technique used to manage family resources
   Benchmark 9.Understands how purchasing decisions relate to wants, needs, goals, values, and standards
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how purchasing decisions relate to wants
     2.Understands how purchasing decisions relate to needs
     3.Understands how purchasing decisions relate to goals
     4.Understands how purchasing decisions relate to values
     5.Understands how purchasing decisions relate to standards
 Standard 6.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to living environments affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands the differences between renting and owning personal living space, and the advantages and disadvantages of each
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the differences between renting and owning personal living space
     2.Understands the advantages of renting personal living space
     3.Understands the advantages of owning personal living space
     4.Understands the disadvantages of renting personal living space
     5.Understands the disadvantages of owning personal living space
   Benchmark 11.Knows ways in which to conserve energy in the household
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that energy can be conserved in the household