Consumer Math and Personal Finance Teacher Resources
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Renting an Apartment-- Math Word Problems
In this math worksheet, students analyze real-world situations involving math. Students read about a woman and her monthly budget for an apartment rental. Students calculate the answers to 6 problems about the rent and solve 10 problems related to utility bills, telephone charges and restaurant and entertainment budgets.
5th - 6th Math 106 Views 517 Downloads
Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest video game "Karma Tycoon.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 171 Downloads
Calculating Simple Interest
In this math worksheet, students investigate the concept of paying interest on a loan. Students read 10 problems where they look at a picture of something they are going to buy at a certain price and interest rate. Students calculate the interest and the total yearly cost including interest to have that loan.
6th - 7th Math 23 Views 117 Downloads
Bottom-Line Personal Finance Myths
Young scholars investigate the concept of personal finance. They take a look at some of the misconceptions that surround many financial responsibilities. Students examine statistics and other factors in order to comprehend sound principles that can benefit those who practice them.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 43 Downloads
Real World Math: Unexpected Events
Ready to delve into personal finance? Learners discover how to organize a check book register. They practice debits and credits in a math game involving the register they set up. While they gain valuable practical knowledge, they also spend time practicing addition and subtraction of decimals.
5th - 8th Math 3 Views 81 Downloads
Time Inconsistency: Today’s Actions = Tomorrow’s Regrets
Why do we choose instant gratification over maximizing lifetime satisfaction? How is this reflected in government and macroeconomics? Learn how one research analyst proposes individuals and governments can accomplish greater lifetime utility in the face of time inconsistency.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Banking and Budgeting
Middle schoolers explore personal finance. They investigate spending, saving, and budgeting. Practice writing checks, managing a checking account, and developing a personal saving plan. A great way to bring the real world into the classroom.
7th - 8th Math 51 Views 395 Downloads
What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?
Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a team budget, then work through a scenario based budgeting game.
7th - 8th Math 60 Views 127 Downloads
Using children's picture books and role-playing activities, youngsters begin to learn about personal finance management. These lesson plans are engaging and intend to endow pupils with skills for making wise decisions with money as they become adults.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Berenstain Bears' Mad, Mad, Mad Toy Craze
Young scholars explore personal finances. In this money management lesson, students read The Berenstain Bears' Mad, Mad, Mad Toy Craze. Young scholars examine the spending habits of Brother Bear and Sister Bear. Students analyze opportunity costs as well.
2nd - 4th Math 4 Views 9 Downloads
My Credit Rating: Why Should I Care?
Examine the costs and benefits of using credit. Using the internet, learners read about concerns of people who have credit cards, they analyze different scenarios to determine if the people involved are within the marginal limits of credit.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 90 Downloads
How do we decide what to buy? Empower your economists to spend their money wisely through this introductory consumer choice worksheet. Learners read a passage on wants and needs, scarcity, and tradeoffs. Next, students personalize the lesson by recording their income and expenses for 1 week using a template provided.
6th - 12th Math 69 Views 568 Downloads
I Can Buy Anything I Want: Consumer Debt and Social Responsibility
A clear, comprehensive overview of consumer debt, credit, interest, international currency, and social responsibility, this 45-minute session falters in the application stage. You'll need to create a way for learners to demonstrate their understanding after discussing readings.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 25 Views 39 Downloads
Dollar And Cents
How much money is needed to buy basic things at the store? Young learners match pictures of coins to items of a certain value. Note: this worksheet is slightly dated. Items are between one and two dollars, and some problems offer silver dollars (which we don't see many of any more).
1st - 2nd Math 3 Views 44 Downloads
Calculating Simple Interest
Interest can be both a best friend and an enemy...show your learners how it can manifest through this set of 10 word problems. For each, they calculate time, principle, interest, or rate and choose an answer from multiple choice questions. This worksheet is printable with or without answers, and offers great practice in this applicable skill.
8th - 12th Math 22 Views 127 Downloads