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Students read comments posted by We Seed users about the companies they invested in, posttheir own comments, and adjust their Portfolios. For this investment lesson, students visit the websites of five companies they've invested in and post comments. Students view the other We Seed comments about their investments. Students answer 5 worksheet questions.
Students elementary financial vocabulary words: spend, save, invest and donate. In this finance lesson, students respond to the story "Sam and the Lucky Moon." Students describe the concepts of wants and needs, resources, scarcity, opportunity and cost. Students define spend, save, invest and donate.
Students use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. In this decision-making lesson, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, students examine how their choices represent an investment in human capital. Groups build a tower with paper cups and are given physical handicaps based on investments in human capital through their higher education.