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Take an Imaginary Shopping Trip With Your Students
Take your students on an imaginary shopping trip to practice math and other skills.
Eagle Shopping Centre, Derby, Uk â€“ Quiz 2
In this Eagle Shopping Centre worksheet, students survey, discover and examine all the shops and establishments found within this shopping mall and then answer twenty questions associated with the mall.
Unit on International Monetary Fund and World Bank
Students explore the purpose of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In this global issues lesson, students participate in a role play activity that requires them to make funding decisions as members of the World Bank. Students also complete discussion questions about the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Brief.
Skill 4: Manage Your Money
This simple activity requires class members to consider the importance of money management as an individual, and also in other roles (parent, business owner, etc.). They brainstorm a list of indicators of effective money management, and then work in small groups to determine the negative outcomes from irresponsible finance skills. The necessary handouts are included.
Managing Your Money
Learners discuss different money management options in a variety of situations. They identify moments to share, spend and save money.
Money Management-Grocery Shopping for a Family Profile
Students investigate a family profile and design a menu plan. In this consumer science lesson, students plan and prepare a weekly menu based on a family profile.
Money Management: Paying Bills
High schoolers investigate the concept of paying bills by writing checks. They practice writing a check with the specific elements filled out correctly and then record the amount of it in the check register. Students also extend the lesson when balancing the checkbook.
Shop 'Til You Drop
Students compare food prices to find the lowest unit price and make choices about where to shop and what to purchase on weekly items, cost comparisons and items needed. They collect grocery ads and weekly sale flyer's to expedite their task.
Let's Go Shopping: Estimation At The Mall
Students estimate the total cost of a shopping trip. In this estimation instructional activity, students use three different techniques to estimate how much a shopping trip will cost.
Renting an Apartment-- Math Word Problems
In this math worksheet, students analyze real-world situations involving math. Students read about a woman and her monthly budget for an apartment rental. Students calculate the answers to 6 problems about the rent and solve 10 problems related to utility bills, telephone charges and restaurant and entertainment budgets.
Intended for an adult ed ESL class, this lesson plan reinforces the practical skills needed to complete personal banking transactions. They practice the language skills needed to make simple monetary transactions at the bank or store. They demonstrate how to deposit money into savings or checking and withdraw money from savings while reinforcing vital linguistic skills. This lesson plan could be modified to fit any skill level.
You Can Bank on This! Part 2)
This is part 2 in a 4 part instructional activity on banking and personal finance. In this instructional activity, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a purchase. They create a T-chart, a grid, participate in an interactive activity and navigate a website.
To Pay a Price
Students explore online banking. In this online banking lesson, students discuss identity theft, direct deposit, encryption, and the Federal Reserve System. Students participate in a game show activity where students ask and answer questions about what they have learned.
Savings Accounts and Interest
First graders study money, banks, and getting interest on money. In this consumer math lesson, 1st graders listen to Stan and Jan Berenstain's, Berenstain Bears' Trouble With Money. They use the concepts in the book to discuss responsible money management. They work in small groups to understand the concept of getting interest on their money.
Lending Discrimination and the Community Reinvestment Act
Write about economic and banking issues of concern to the public. Investigate lending discrimination and the impact of the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act. Use a guide to do research and write an essay.
Money Smart Choices
Learners make choices regarding money management. In this personal finance instructional activity, students explore budgets, incomes, and expenses as they learn vocabulary regarding personal finance and consider how to create personal budgets.
Less Than Zero
Students keep track of money. In this money management lesson, students read Less Than Zero by Stuart J. Murphy and manipulate a number line to keep track of spending and borrowing in the story.
Supermarket Sweep: Day 1
First graders examine what their family buys at the supermarket. In this consumer education instructional activity, 1st graders read the book The Supermarket by Gail Saunders-Smith, discuss what foods their family buys at the supermarket, and create their own booklets.
Students relate economics and government policies. In this lesson, students explore the relationship between economics and government policies. They understand how the economy works and can make better decisions as it relates to the future.
How much money can you earn?
Fifth graders survey how to manage money and the importance of it. Students summarize that each day they have the opportunity to earn or lose money. Students provides many situations to present ways of paying bills and money management.