Grocery Clerking (Adapted)

Recipients of the Grocery Clerking (Adapted) credential have demonstrated concept proficiency and completed the following tasks:

Activity 1:   Bagging Groceries by ‘Food’ and ‘Not Food’

1.     Gather the materials.
2.     Open two paper grocery bags.
3.     Put the “food” card in front of one bag.
4.     Put the “not food” card in front of the other bag.
5.     Pick up the paper towels. This is not food. Put the paper towels in the “not food” bag.
6.     Pick up the apple. This is food. Put the apple in the “food” bag.
7.      Keep working until all grocery items are bagged.
8.      Have your teacher check your work.
9.      Clean up your work area.

Activity 2:   Bagging Groceries by ‘Cold’ and ‘Not Cold’ Items

1.     Gather the materials.
2.     Sort the cold items from the not cold items.
3.     Put the items that are cold in one bag. Remember to bag any special items separately!
4.     Put the items that are not cold in another bag.
5.     Have your teacher check your work.
6.      Clean up your work area.

Activity 3:   Bagging   Groceries by  Light and Heavy Items

1.      Gather the materials.
2.      First sort the cold items from the not cold items like you did in Activity 2.
3.      Then bag the cold group of items. Put the items that are heavy on the bottom of the bag.
4.      Put the items that are lighter on the top of the bag.
5.      Put the items that are fragile either on the top of the bag or in a separate bag.
6.      Next bag the items that are not cold. Remember to put the heavy items on the bottom, then the lighter items next. Fragile items go on top!
7.      Have your teacher check your work.
8.      Clean up your work area.

Activity 4:   Facing Shelves

1.     Gather the materials.
2.     Choose a flat area to work on such as a shelf or a table.
3.     Put five cans in a straight line.
4.     Make sure the label is turned to face the customer.
5.     Put five more cans on top.
6.     Be sure the cans are stacked neatly and that the customer can see the labels easily.
7.     Ask your teacher to check your work.
8.      Put the materials away and clean up the work area.

Activity 5:   Sorting Money

1.     Gather the materials.
2.     Mix up all the coins and put on a table beside the cash drawer.
3.     Mix up the paper money and put on the table near the coins.
4.     Put one penny in the small slot in the cash drawer on the right side.
5.     Put one nickel in the small slot in the cash drawer next to the penny.
6.     Put one dime in the small slot in the cash drawer next to the nickel.
7.     Put one quarter in the small slot in the cash drawer next to the dime.
8.     Put a one dollar bill in the long slot in the cash drawer over the penny.
9.     Put a five dollar bill in the long slot in the cash drawer over the nickel.
10.  Put a ten dollar bill in the long slot in the cash drawer over the dime.
11.  Put a twenty dollar bill in the long slot in the cash drawer over the quarter.
12.  Sort the remaining bills into the correct slots.
13.  Sort the remaining coins into the correct slots.
14.  Have your teacher check your work.
15.  Put your materials away.

Activity 6:   Making Change

1.     Gather the materials.
2.     Get one of the Activity 6 cards. The card will show what the customer bought and the amount of change due to the customer.
3.     Look at the Activity card and find the amount of change due to the customer. Now count out the change.
4.     Have your teacher check your work.
5.     Give the change to the customer and thank them for shopping in your store.
6.     Put the materials away and clean up the work area.

 

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