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On the Court with...Michael Jordan
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.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 135 Downloads
Running of the Bulls
Students examine what might be in store for Wall Street following the NASDAQ's 547.57 point plunge on Tuesday, April 4, 2000. They evaluate how they might manage a heavily laden high-tech portfolio before deciding how to invest in the market.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Making Money Work For You
Learners differentiate between saving and investing money. In this algebra instructional activity, students compare different investment options, recognizing the risks and rewards of investing and integrate investing into their financial planning.
9th - 11th Math 6 Views 79 Downloads
Money Smart Choices
Your class can explore personal finance concepts with this money and philanthropy lesson. They define and discuss the terms spend, save, donate, and invest as they relate to the personal use of money. In groups, they work to explore many aspects of economic literacy and create financial plans that include graphs representing their decisions.
6th - 8th Math 39 Views 107 Downloads
Money and Credit: Making Good Decisions
Students participate in activities that teach them how to manage money. In this managing money lesson plan, students set long and short term goals for economic success by having discussions, identifying benefits of saving, and investigating investments.
6th - 8th Math 13 Views 46 Downloads
Careers in banking: Working with exponential growth
Eighth graders review the information provided on careers in banking and the equation for exponential growth. In this exponential growth lesson, 8th graders solve problems related to careers in banking. Students discuss and solve the equations as they relate to the career information.
8th Math 4 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"Breadline": The Great Depression Causes, Consequences and Recovery
Students compare prices of popular items of late 1920s to cost of those items presently, determine which companies are best in which to invest, analyze causes and consequences of stock market crash of 1929, and evaluate significance of the New Deal.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 20 Views 11 Downloads
Introduction to Earning Interest Financial Basics - Teens and Money - SaveAndInvest.org
Middle schoolers need to learn how to make their money work for them. From engaging in the lesson presented here, they will gain an understanding of investment vocabulary, how compound interest works, and will compute simple and compound interest in simulated investment scenarios.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 33 Downloads
Introduction to Banking
Young scholars explore money. In this money instructional activity, students gain knowledge on how to save, invest, and spend money. Young scholars participate in an activity where they must decide how to use their money. Students then compare the different ways they used their money.
3rd - 4th Math 6 Views 49 Downloads
Unemployment in Elkhart
Students explore reasons for and solutions to unemployment. For this unemployment lesson plan, students make a list of luxury goods and discuss why sales of luxury goods would slump in times of unemployment. They then would explore infrastructure and why it would be invested in unemployment.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Reading Comprehension 6: Level 12
Although designed as an assessment, consider using this resource as the basis for a lesson on reading comprehension strategies or as a practice exercise. The five multiple choice questions, based on a short passage about stock market investing, are followed by a richly detailed answer and explanation key.
11th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 42 Downloads
Simple and Compound Interest
For this simple and compound interest worksheet, students find the ending balance to simple interest problems. They determine the total value of investments compounded over a period of years. This four-page worksheet contains 20 interest problems.
8th - 10th Math 19 Views 175 Downloads
Personal Finance: Buying Into the System
Eleventh graders confront basic personal finance choices they will face throughout their lives. There is a natural progression to the lessons, beginning with career choices, leading into budgeting and planning, and ending with the impact of credit and long-term savings and investing.
11th Math 28 Views 101 Downloads
It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Eleventh graders are provided with an overview of the saving and investing process, how interest rates impact the decisions that savers and borrowers make and examines how the economic choices individuals make lead to certain positive and negative consequences.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
In this interest problem activity, students read investment problems and determine necessary information. They compute the amount of simple interest earned, find the principal, or determine the time. They identify the principal, interest, and rate.
8th - 9th Math 3 Views 17 Downloads