Lesson 24: Reading Your Paycheck

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Lesson Objectives
Students will:
  • - Demonstrate the skills necessary to read and interpret a paycheck and earnings statement.
  • - Calculate the difference between gross income and net income, and determine deductions. 
  • - Define time management and organization and develop strategies for improvement in these areas.

Core Areas of Transition
  • - Workplace Readiness Training
  • - Self-Advocacy

NextUp Essential Skill(s):
- Essential Skill # 1: Students will display knowledge of the characteristics of a good work ethic and demonstrate an understanding of essential workplace skills. 
     - Essential Skill #3: Students will exhibit an understanding of concepts related to employee benefits, workplace rules and documents, and procedures.