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Students discuss social responsibility and financing in today's society and use English financial terms. In this financing and social responsibility lesson plan, students also fill out worksheets to practice using English financial terms.
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this instructional activity explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide presentation and the working of sample problems together as a class. Along the way, they use decimals and percents, and also investigate exponential decay and linear relationships. A pretest, guided practice, individual practice, and posttest handout are all provided.
Students study personal finance and building wealth. In this economics lessons, students use Federal Reserve Bank publications to research answers and to make written recommendations for solutions to problems presented by several callers to a show viewed. Students also increase awareness of budgeting, saving, credit cards and insurance.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card versus a debit card? What are the costs of using a debit card irresponsibly? Here you'll find a lesson on key concepts that every learner should know regarding personal finance and banking.
Learners explore budgeting myths. In this personal finance lesson, students complete a series of activities that help them recognize the pros and cons of credit. Learners also discover the process for obtaining loans. This lesson includes several worksheets and supplementary materials.
In this Japan's finance minister resigning instructional activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Japan's finance minister resigning. Students complete 10 activities total.
Students examine the dynamics of family finances. In groups, they discuss the importance of a budget and create their own given a fictional amount of money. As a class, they listen to a speaker from the bank discussing the importance of saving and opening up a checking account. To end the lesson, they participate in a candy experiment to practice using a budget.
Students 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.
Eleventh graders confront basic personal finance choices they will face throughout their lives. There is a natural progression to the lessons, beginning with career choices, leading into budgeting and planning, and ending with the impact of credit and long-term savings and investing.
High schoolers discuss the issue of finance reform in political campaigns. Using the internet, they identify the positives and negatives of finance reform and research the problems associated with campaign fund-raising. They share their findings and opinions with the class to end the lesson.
Students determine the difference between internal and external sources of finance. They justify their judgment decisions and how they sources their businesses.
Twelfth graders determine probabilities of real-life events such as life expectancies, winning a lottery ticket, and the break-even premium. They deduce what percent of markup is. Students are able to compare terms for financing a car and can define vocabulary associated with the lesson such as markup, financing, and finance charge.
Ninth graders investigate the study of finances regarding occupations, purchases, insurances, and housing. They prepare a budget using 10,000.00 dollars to purchase a vehicle, down payment on a house and applicable insurances for the house and vehicle. They create a Power Point presentation
Investigate personal finances and budgeting with your middle schoolers. They calculate their cost of living given various costs of amenities. They use their calculations to determine if their expenses exceed their income, if so they must re-do their budget. A great activity, that really brings economics to life.
Introduce learners to the vocabulary commonly used when discussing or learning about finance and accounting. Each term is fully defined, used in context, and also in an economic example. Liability, loss, assets, balance sheet, and gross are only some of the terms covered in this clear and comprehensive video.
What high school kids doesn't want a car? Motivate your economics class with this real life economics lesson. They use their knowledge of economic concepts and mathematical calculations in deciding, hypothetically, what car to buy and how to finance the purchase. They work with their families to experience a real-life math and economics application.
Review economic vocabulary, presidential election campaigns, and current campaign budgets (2004). Your class will determine how they feel about the amount of money spent on presidential campaigns, they will read an informational article, create a campaign finance timeline, and engage in a class discussion. This is an excellent resource!
Bring Consumer Mathematics and Economics to life with this lesson, where learners investigate personal finance and budgeting. They use the newspaper’s classified section to determine a future job and potential earnings and determine a gross and monthly income as they use the data to calculate the cost of living.
Demonstrate how to engage in a polite and professional conversation with this banking and interfacing lesson. Focusing on explanatory and informaitonal texts, middle schoolers write sentences using banking and finance terminologies. Additionally, they design their own company and audit each others finances. There are several activities to augment your unit on explanatory text.
Students explore the concept of personal finance. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine decisions they make about money as they discover the definitions of philanthropy, resources, scarcity, choice, benefits, costs, opportunity cost, interest, interest rate, principal, simple interest, compound interest, and compounding.