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Buying vs. Renting
Buy a house most high schoolers can't even drive! Your're never to young to start thinking about the future or to put economic and financial reasoning skills to work. Learners explore factors that they need to consider when buying or renting a house.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 96 Downloads
Who Knows What Inefficiencies Lurk in the Hearts of Rent Controlled Housing Markets? The Shadow Market Knows!
The shadow market, sounds suspicious. To determine what the shadow market is and how the absence or presence of rent-controlled units impacts the cost of housing, learners plot data on bar charts. This is a full and complete lesson, well thought through, and worth a click of the mouse.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Ana Finds an Apartment
Because of the topic of this reading comprehension and vocabulary activity, it would probably be best used with adults in an ESL class. The 10 question reading activity, which focuses on vocabulary involving renting an apartment, could also be used with upper elementary and older students as a reading comprehension activity.
5th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 425 Downloads
New Review The Right to Housing
Explore housing rights. After a brainstorming activity and a brief explanation of the right to housing, learners complete either one of or both of the included crossword puzzles. Class members read a fact sheet about the right to housing and discuss those facts as well as the results of the puzzles.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 1 Download
My Living Arrangements
Young scholars identify various housing options, focusing on rental vs. purchase and short vs. long term. With a partner, students discuss their housing situation. Once their discussion is complete, young scholars write a brief paragraph weighing the pros and cons of their housing situation.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
House on Mango Street: Self Definition and Identity
Students analyze House on Mango Street. In this House on Mango Street activity, students complete a pre-reading activity for vignettes from the story. Students follow with lessons about self definition and identity, friendships, neighborhoods, and homes, and freedom and entrapment.
10th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 96 Downloads
Get an introductory course on inflation and the Consumer Price Index as Sal breaks down American disposable income based on government analysis. He focuses on housing percentages, explaining inconsistencies in the rental equivalence approach versus the previously used asset price method.
16 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Government Spending and Taxes
What types of government programs are designed to improve economic inequity in the United States? Introduce your learners to government programs, such as low-income housing, Social Security, and Medicaid, how they work to improve economic equity, and their relationship to taxes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Factors To Consider When Looking For Housing
Students discuss their housing options and factors which affect housing costs. Using the newspaper as a resource, students compare and contrast the prices of housing options. Working with partners, students compare and contrast their housing situations.
11th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 12 Downloads
Senior Economics/Budget Project
What financial situations and decisions await young learners after they graduate from high school? This project allows class members to glimpse into the types of responsibilities they will have as adults, from considering job opportunities to determining the costs of banking, rent, transportation, utilities, etc.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Unintended Consequences
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students determine their cost of living. In this determining their cost of living lesson, students think of ten necessary things they would need if they moved out of their parents house. Students research the cost of renting an apartment, utilities, groceries, care insurance, and other expenses.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 26 Downloads
What Makes The Good Life
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer critical thinking questions related to household income and basic human needs.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 47 Views 230 Downloads
College Bound: Moving Out!
Here's a real life research project that should get those upper graders excited! They conduct research into everything they'll need to know before moving out on their own. They compare university tuition, housing, textbooks, living arrangements, leases, credit card offers, and financial aid packages.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 54 Views 135 Downloads