Lesson Plan
Class: Moderate to Severe Methods
Student: Andrew Miron
Title of Lesson: Grocery Shopping
Grade Level: Transition CI
Common Core State Standards:
EE.SL.3.4 Recount a personal experience, story, or topic including details.
EE.RF.4.4 Read words in text.
a. Read text comprised of familiar words with accuracy and understanding.
b. Not applicable
c. Use letter knowledge and context to support word recognition when
Lesson Objective: Students will be able to go to a grocery store and obtain
the appropriate materials with assistance.

Assessment: Documented observation of appropriate skills

Materials Needed: Grocery list (pictures), cart, adapted communication
device, shopping cart
Anticipatory Set: Students will come to the class that day and will see
materials on the table that they may need in everyday life such as milk,
eggs, bread, etc. Today will include a visit to a grocery store.
Instructional Input: Go through each of the items on the table and identify
them by name. Be sure to explain why each item is something that they may
need in their house. Explain different social expectations at the store
including, keeping your hands to yourself.
An Opportunity to Practice:
Guided Practice: Next, have the students match the physical items on the
table with pictures of the items to reinforce the identification of the items.

Independent Practice: As we go to the grocery store, the independent
practice will be to have students go in pairs with an aid or a helper to identify
items on the list. If the student is non-verbal, use prompts so that they can
use their communication device to select certain items.
Multiple Intelligences and/or Learning Styles:
 Visual-Students will visually identify items by matching them to
corresponding pictures.
 Verbal-If students are verbal, they will select items on the list by
relaying information verbally. If they are non-verbal, they will use their
communication device.
 Bodily Kinesthetic- Students will work on their gross motor skills
when moving to the grocery store and work on fine motor when taking
things of the shelves and placing them in the cart.

 Cognitive-Students will have to make a connection between a written
word, with a picture to a physical item in a store.
 Affective-Students will be rewarded if they select the appropriate
 Psychomotor- Students will have to move from the van to the store.
 If students are non-verbal they will be provided a communication
 Students will be provided appropriate accommodations to ensure they
can make the trip to the store and back.

Closure: Students will work on the life skill of going to the grocery store with
assistance. If students are able, give them more independence during the

 Teacher Notes: