Financial Statements Teacher Resources
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The 1930s: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures
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 instructional activity, they compare and contrast the federal government's role before and after the Great Depression.
There's No Accountin with Ledgers
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 plan, 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.
Cutting Athletics = Cutting Scholarship Chances
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.
Basic Algebra Word Problems
In this basic algebra worksheet, students solve and complete 8 different types of word problems. First, they develop a formula to solve each problem. Then, students solve for the variable to complete the problems.
Focus on Economic Data: Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
Students study the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve. In this economic data lesson, students review given information and graphs, research given topics and case studies and use what is found to complete worksheets, essays and quizzes provided.
Jesse's Big Change
Students explain assets, liabilities and expenses. They record information on income statements and balance sheets and brainstorm opportunities to make money work for them.
Accounting -- Annual Report Website
Students comprehend the accounting cycle. They create a website for a company used in playing the Accounting Monopoly game. If possible, the students publish the finished annual report on the Internet.
Idiom Quizzes - Business
In this idiom worksheet, students take a quiz where they pick the correct idiom to replace the expression in the brackets. Students complete 20 multiple choice questions.
Business Ownership: The Franchise Option
Students examine the process of investing in a franchise. They identify the postives and negatives of a franchise and whether this business option would fit their needs. Researching opportunities, they select one that would be appropriate for their community.
Students use the Monopoly game board to record, journalize, and post "real-life" business transactions. They will be able to complete an entire accounting cycle of a business.
Preparing an Income Statement
Tenth graders discuss the contents of income statements. In this accounting lesson, 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.
Creating an Enterprise
Students create a business. In this algebra lesson plan, students plan and invent a business that will make profit and test their problem solving skills. They use props and evidence for the decisions they make.
The Great Depression and the Federal Government
Tenth graders study the effects of the Great Depression on the role of the federal government in the American economy. They reflect on the approaches to government involvement in the economy taken by the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations.
Schools look for funding solutions
Students investigate the problem of funding for the school district. They conduct interviews with various school officials to gather both opinions and important information about the issue.
Baseball Economics 101
Students examine the salaries of Major League Ball Players. In this economics lesson, students identify revenue sources other than ticket sales and use economic reasoning to refute the argument that Major League Ball players are overpaid. Lesson includes a pre and post test.
Mining and Land Reclamation - A Classroom Simulation
Students simulate mining mineral resources using cookies. In this earth science lesson, students analyze the cost and profits in mining. They write a lab report about the activity.
Students identify and evaluate the cost of the goods and services the government provides to its citizens. They discover that they pay taxes so they can have the goods and services the government supplies to us. They answer comprehension questions to end the lesson.
Preparing a Balance Sheet
Learners prepare a balance sheet. In this balance sheet lesson, students learn the parts of a balance sheet and how they are represented. Learners use a formula to calculate equity.
Idiom Quizzes - B
In this idioms worksheet, students complete a quiz where an idiom is inserted into a sentence and they have to define what the idiom means. Students complete 40 multiple choice questions.
English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 1 - Exercise 3b
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.