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The Growth of the Suburbs - and the Racial Wealth Gap
This instructional activity explores structural racism by revealing the important role that family wealth plays in shaping life chances how opportunities to accumulate wealth have been racialized, and the roots and consequences of the current race-based wealth gap.
All All 8 Views 21 Downloads
Value of Education: Education and Earning Power
Learners explore the concept a higher education yields higher earnings. Throughout the class, students visit six workstations and examine occupations, education, salaries, spending, banking, and taxes. As learners rotate through the stations, they simulate life: earning money, paying bills, finding housing, transportation, and creating a budget.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History 12 Views 51 Downloads
Students explore financial planning. In this financial plan lesson, students read real-world problems from a current newspaper. They discuss methods for paying off debt, consolidating debt, computing net worth, and increasing cash flow. After research and discussion, students participate in a real-life simulation and determine the best way to handle the financial dilemma.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 36 Downloads
Dream a Little Dream: My Future
What will the future hold? How can I make my dreams come true? Since learners don't have fairy god mothers, they'll need to develop strong goal-oriented plans. They concoct ideas of their dream life, determine the type of income needed to have that life, then consider the careers and education they'll have to pursue to make their dreams come true.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 40 Downloads
Architecture: Homes All Around
Students listen to a book, "This is My House" and sing a song to the tune of Home on the Range. They use the internet to view examples of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture. Students take pictures of architectural details of their homes or communities and use these as a basis for a writing assignment.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 40 Downloads
"Reality Math: Fact or Fiction"
Young scholars investigate the use of math in everyday life. They investigate several occupations and pay scales. They complete spreadsheets that show how monthly bills can be organized using technology. They use word processing software to organize their thoughts and complete the final project about consumer economics.
6th - 8th Math 15 Views 76 Downloads
Students explore homelessness. In this speaking, listening, and critical thinking lesson, students listen to and discuss 3 scenarios in which families from urban, rural, and suburban communities became homeless due to different circumstances.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Exploring the Meaning of Home and Homelessness
In this homelessness teaching guide, 4th graders focus on the meaning of the word "home" as well as those that are homeless. Students complete 2 activities and answer 4 short answer questions giving opinions and statements regarding what they have read and learned.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: "The Rent Man"
English language learners build their reading comprehension with this passage and its accompanying questions. Before they read the selection, read the questions aloud. Then, as they read, have them mark the text. Twelve multiple-choice questions focus on reading comprehension.
3rd - 5th English Language Development 10 Views 120 Downloads
Some Houses Are Made of Straw, Wood, or Brick: But... This House is Made of Mud...
First graders read and discuss several stories. They share information about different types of shelter around the world. They explain that lifestyles and shelter depend very much on where people live and how they use the resources available to them.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Market Basket SMART/ActivInspire Lesson Plan
This isn't your average lesson plan on inflation! Your learners will tackle these terms armed with detailed worksheets and exciting activities, from role play and an interactive PowerPoint presentation to designing their very own podcast on consumers, goods and services, and inflation rate.
9th - 12th Math 13 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
You Can't Buy Love - But You May Need Toilet Paper
What will I be? What do I want to be? What will I have to do to achieve this goal? These are the essential questions that launches a research project that asks like-minded individuals to identify their goals, the costs of the practical necessities like the food, housing, and schooling required to achieve these goals, and the methods they will use to acquire the funding.
9th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Money and Inﬂation: A Functional Relationship
What is the difference between money and bartering, and how is money valued when considering inflation? Delve into the correlation between these fundamental components of economics with this detailed resource, which consists of reading materials, a worksheet, and great ideas for extension lessons.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Personal Financial Literacy: Using Credit Wisely
What is credit, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it for purchases? Your class members will learn about different types of loans, such as student and mortgage, how interest factors into credit use, credit reports, and ultimately how to be savvier shoppers.
10th - 12th Math 13 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable