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Students collect financial statements from the district and find out what, if anything,is cut from athletics. Students investigate how many hope to use athletic scholarships next fall. Students interview students, their parents and coaches to find out how the scholarship search is going if your school has cancelled or cut back on athletics.
An outstanding lesson on a person's right to have attorney's representation in a court case is here for your young learners of the law. Pupils read a lengthy account that spells out the laws regarding legal representation, then answer seven questions about what they have read. Then, they read a fictitious case study and give their opinions regarding how that person's case would be handled.
Tenth graders create and maintain a ledger, write an essay for the process, and learn to keep financial accounts through the ledger. In this ledger lesson, 10th graders define an accounting ledger and create one for the money they've earned, allocated, spent, or loaned. Students write a process analysis essay and type a business letter for the topic.
Ninth graders examine the steps necessary to start a business and how to maintain personal and business financial records. They participate in a class discussion, conduct Internet research comparing banks, complete various handouts, conduct an interview, and produce a written business plan.
Tenth graders analyze the causes of the Great Depression. They analyze the causes and the consequences of the Dust Bowl. Pupils examine how the Great Depression helped change the role of the federal government in the American economy. Students examine the change approach to the Depression from the early years of the Hover Administration through the Second New Deal.
Tenth graders examine the impact of the Great Depression on the United States. In groups, they use the internet to research the causes of the Great Depression and the effects of the Dust Bowl. To end the lesson, they compare and contrast the federal government's role before and after the Great Depression.
Students identify athletic programs to be cut from school district budget, find out how many students have received college athletic scholarships in past, and interview students and coaches to find out how scholarship search is going if school has cancelled or cut back on athletics. Students then prepare presentation for classmates and School Board about impact of program cuts on students' ability to get scholarships.
Tenth graders discuss the contents of income statements. In this accounting activity, 10th graders are introduced to the parts of an income statement. Students practice filling out the four parts of an income statement, and discuss the importance of accurate completion. They analyze the formulas required for completion, and view examples of actual completed statements. Students complete individual income statements.