To develop an understanding of why Essential Skills are important for life, learning and work.
Essential Skills are used every day at home, work or school. Not learning the Essential Skills needed or not using Essential Skills at all can lead to problems, sometimes serious problems.
In the DVD, Bill is killed in a propane BBQ accident. During their investigation, the ESI agents discover 3 people played a role in causing the accident. These people are
The accident happened because they each either didn’t have the level of Essential Skill they needed or didn’t use the Essential Skills they already had. As a result, Bill died.
Not having the level of Essential Skills needed or not using Essential Skills doesn’t always lead to outcomes that are that serious. However, not having the right level of Essential Skills can lead to negative outcomes in your life. Without the right level of Essential Skills you may not be able to do the things you want to do such as
This is why learning is so important. By improving your Essential Skills you will
Below are the pictures of the people who are responsible in some way for causing the accident.
Working alone or in a group, answer the questions for each person pictured:
You can print the worksheet to help you with your answers.