Paying Taxes Teacher Resources
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Understanding Tax: Your Role as a Tax Payer
Every adult should know that it is their responsibility to help fund public goods and services by paying taxes. Help young people get a handle on the history, evolution, purposes for, and reasons why they should pay taxes too.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 37 Downloads
New Review Taxation
A paycheck stub can offer loads of information on the taxes American citizens pay. This resource not only includes analysis of a stub as an activity, but also provides a wealth of informative reading material on such topics as the services taxes pay for, the difference between sales, excise, and income taxes, and the progressive tax system.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Should voting in the United States be compulsory? In 2004, fewer than 60 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the American national elections. After reviewing arguments for and against compulsory voting, your young citizens will compose letters to the editors of their local newspapers in which they discuss whether they believe voting should be compulsory.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Responsibilities of Citizens: Sample Test Questions
Impress upon your learners the importance of civic duty, and explore the privileges and responsibilities to support the general welfare that comes with citizenship. Here is a 20-question, multiple choice assessment that will help get you started in this endeavor.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Taxes: Where Does Your Money Go?
Students explore the concept of taxes. In this tax lesson, students investigate types of taxes and deductions taken out of a paycheck before they see it. Students calculate the tax on a given dollar amount. Students discuss 401(k)s and calculate money put into a 401(k) using a spreadsheet.
9th - 12th Math 11 Views 98 Downloads
Create a glossary of tax-related vocabulary and clip New York Times articles that present tax procedure in action, in preparation for participating in a tax quiz bowl. Young economists explore allegations that "Survivor" Richard Hatch perpetrated tax fraud.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 112 Downloads
America Established Because of Protest
Students explore events and causes that led to American Revolution and examine popular pro-Patriot renderings and texts of these issues created both at that time and in later years. Students then prepare and deliver oral presentations about image or text studied.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 43 Downloads
Comparing North American Colonies Vs. Britain
Fifth graders practice creative writing by describing events from the Colonial era. In this U.S. History instructional activity, 5th graders identify King George III and George Washington, the roles they played, and the differences between them.
5th Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Breaking News English: Alcoholism in Russia
In this alcoholism in Russia worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about alcoholism in Russia.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
In the Red
Students explore the concept of budgeting. In this budgeting lesson, students are assigned a salary either hourly or monthly. Students calculate paying taxes, rent or house payment, car payment, and other expenses. Students must work their budget so they can afford everything without going in the red.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
Fourth graders explore the concept of taxes and gather relevant information to become a tax 'expert. In this taxes lesson, 4th graders work in teams to find information regarding different areas in taxes. Students work together to research their specific topic about taxes and present their findings to the class.
4th Social Studies & History 6 Views 14 Downloads