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All The Bell & Whistles
Young adults are so eager to get that first cell phone. And, cell phones have so many cool extras! Learners conduct real-life research to determine which cell phone carrier offers the best deals on things like wall paper, ringtones, and games.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
You're in high school and you just got the coolest car ever! But, now you need to start thinking about car insurance. Luckily, your teacher prepared you by engaging you in a life skills lesson like this one. The class actually calls around to research the prices for both new and used car insurance.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 23 Downloads
Rental Agreement Lingo
The first time you sit down to sign a rental agreement is quite an experience. Prepare your class for that inevitable moment with a lesson on rental agreement lingo. They read a rental agreement, fill out a lingo worksheet, and then discuss what rental terms mean in relation to the responsibilities of the landlord and tenant.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 18 Downloads
My Credit Card Plan
Remember all those credit card tables lined up on your college campus? So alluring and dangerous, if you don't know what you're doing. Prepare your pre-college attendees for life by offering a lesson on credit management. They discuss credit reports, hidden fees, financial repercussions, and how to make a credit plan to get through college.
9th - 12th Math 31 Views 49 Downloads
The Credit Safari
How cool, an interactive personal finance game! Young consumers play a real-life scenario game to practice making credit decisions. They play the game then discuss good and bad credit choices. The scenarios revolve around the use of a first credit card for college expenses.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 35 Downloads
A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson over the beginnings of the first Bank of the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 137 Downloads
Shopping for Savings
Fourth graders calculate savings and identify the best value items from a list of products. They rotate through five studying stations, completing various math activities involving calculators and solving problems related to shopping and prices of items.
4th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads
Eagle Shopping Centre, Derby, Uk â€“ Quiz 2
In this Eagle Shopping Centre activity, students survey, discover and examine all the shops and establishments found within this shopping mall and then answer twenty questions associated with the mall.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Unit on International Monetary Fund and World Bank
Learners explore the purpose of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In this global issues instructional activity, students participate in a role play activity that requires them to make funding decisions as members of the World Bank.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Lesson 4: Credit
Students discuss and define credit and different types of credit, identify two positive things about using credit properly, identify two negative things about using credit improperly, and identify how and where to obtain a credit report.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 16 Downloads
Deciphering Your Cell Phone Bill
You just got your first cell phone bill, but what does it all mean? Clear up the confusion for your young consumers as they break down and itemize a cell phone bill to better understand what they are paying for and why. This type of analysis is the first step to being a savvy shopper.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Teaching Through the Novel
Pupils are introduced to Chinua Achebe's first novel and to his views on the role of the writer in his or her society. It can be used alone or in conjunction with the related lesson Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 57 Downloads
Shopping for Super Star Menus
Students discuss healthy menus and guidlines for creating a weekly shopping list based on a well planned menu. They discuss grocery store ads, impulse buying and money saving ideas based on a well planned shopping list. They create their own shopping list for a pre created menu.
6th - 9th Health 6 Views 37 Downloads
Students practice developing budgets. In this financial awareness lesson, students read The Monster Money Book and list ways the characters saved money in the story. Students plan a budget and demonstrate how to look for bargains when they shop.
2nd - 6th Math 10 Views 78 Downloads
Young scholars build a functional vocabulary. In this ESL lesson, students watch a video that incorporates a lesson using "do" and "does" while grocery shopping. Young scholars engage in a listening exercise where they listen for specific answers during a dialogue and then take a trip to the grocery store to participate in a scavenger hunt where they look for items on a list.
6th - Higher Ed English Language Development 28 Views 91 Downloads