Life Skills Leveled Daily Curriculum {LEVEL 3} – The Autism Helper

Life Skills Leveled Daily Curriculum {LEVEL 3}


Life Skills are the skills that one needs to live and work in a community successfully and independently. This resource provides an evidenced-based year long curriculum. The curriculum is structured and visually based. It breaks down larger skills into manageable steps, embeds assessments, and utilizes data-based decision making.

This curriculum includes 8 units plus a review unit! Each unit includes:

  • a pre-test and post-test
  • grading rubric with data-based decision making component
  • anchor chart(s)
  • 20 pages of activities
  • 2 detailed rubrics for each hands-on skill to clarify expectations, give specific feedback, and track progress
  • all real photos

Also included in this resource:

  • 2 types of lesson plan templates
  • detailed curriculum map
  • 2 types of data sheets

Level 3 focuses on complex life skills concepts and vocabulary through application and problem solving. The topics covered in this level are:

  • grocery shopping & meal planning: food safety, creating a grocery list, meal planning 
  • eating in the community: paying a bill, calculating a tip, ordering takeout
  • clothing and laundry: steps to use a washer and dryer, washer and dryer settings, laundry care symbols, stain and wrinkle removal
  • cleaning: outdoor chores and routines, cleaning schedule and indoor chores, important paperwork organization and vocabulary
  • cooking and kitchen: kitchen safety, common recipe steps, reading a recipe 
  • public transportation: bike rules, rules and steps to using four methods of public transportation, problem solving and citizenship related to transportation
  • mechanics and repair vocabulary: using a thermostat, unclogging a toilet, hiring professional/expert help
  • technology: internet safety, internet vocabulary, texting rules/norms

This curriculum is designed to use one page of activities per day. Your life skills instruction for the entire year is planned! Over 180+ activities are included! This subject is designed to complement our Functional Literacy and Functional Math Curriculums. These subjects focus on literacy and math skills using real-world-based texts and exemplars. The Life Skills Curriculum expands on this learning to include a range of household and community-based skills.


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