Goal 2: Life Skills Narrative

Document Type

Teacher Resource

Publication Date

Fall 10-2023

Target Audience

High School Students & Young Adults


Students will research their dream job and create a budget using predetermined expenses (based on 2023 average expenses in Illinois). This activity will introduce students to the practice of managing their living expenses. This is also an opportunity for students to learn more about their dream job; even possible avenues that they did not previously consider.

Included in

Economics Commons



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.