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High schoolers simulate creating and calculating employees payrolls using hourly wages, deductions, and proper taxes.
Learners explore the concept of payroll taxes. In this payroll taxes lesson, students read an article about payroll taxes. Learners discuss the purpose of FICA taxes and deductions that are taken from a worker's check. Students calculate the net pay of an average worker.
In this payroll and income tax activity, learners compute gross pay, itemize payroll deductions, determine net pay and figure percents. This two-page activity contains 4 multi-step real-life problems.
Students review preparation of payroll records and practice these skills while playing games on the computer. They follow a student outline and complete online activities and quiz.
Students develop an employee work/pay schedule spreadsheet. They examine online payroll spreadsheet examples, create a payroll with ten employees, and enter and print the data.
Learners define gross domestic product, real GDP, consumer price index, interest rate, and unemployment rate. They explain how GDP, the consumer price index, industrial production, Treasury interest rates, changes in non-farm payrolls, and the unemployment rate are calculated.
Students examine how the GDP, the consumer price index, industrial production, Treasury interest rates, changes in non-farm payrolls, and the unemployment rate are calculated and what they assess.
Students who are adult ESOL learners examine pay stubs and determine how payroll deductions are spent on services and company benefits. While looking at a pay stub they complete a worksheet. They focus on the proper sequence of words in sentences and study a list of associated vocabulary words.
Using January 2012 economic data, learners will review changes in employment and unemployment rates in the US. They'll determine which economic factors influenced these changes, and describe the impact unemployment has on various individuals and groups. Data, hyperlinked resources, and focused vocabulary are all included.
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US populations. 
For this working with a partner worksheet, students observe four job advertisements from a newspaper with missing parts in each ad and communicate verbally to discover the missing sections, and fill in the blanks. Students write 18 short answers.
Students develop a budget for a college student using all of the influences that the student would have.  In this budgeting lesson plan, students use real life examples to create a budget spreadsheet.  Students read and study sample spreadsheets and budgets before tackling their own. 
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this lesson would be of great value to your students. Things like bank checking account fees, amounts of interest on savings accounts, fees associated with credit cards, and the "cheapest" way to make purchases are all explored. Some excellent activities and worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
Students investigate the economic growth and employment rate. In this algebra lesson plan, students collect data on employment and unemployment. They graph their findings and draw conclusions.
Ninth graders examine how to financially prepare for a new business startup. They read and discuss a handout, create a budget, compute payroll taxes, research business startup financing, and develop a business plan for a simulated business.
In this ESL looking for a job learning exercise, students work in pairs to ask questions that will elicit information that is missing from their page.  Each page contains ten gaps in job advertisments from a local paper.
Students examine data over employment and unemployment rates from February 2010. In this economic data lesson plan, students review information, charts, and graphs provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and use the given data to answer provided multiple choice and essay questions.
Students examine the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for employment and unemployment rates in the United States. In this current event lesson, students review charts, research given topics and case studies, complete worksheets and analyze statistics as they deal with the employment and unemployment rates for 2009.
Twelfth graders study the U.S. employment and unemployment data.  In this Economics lesson, 12th graders analyze the changes in employment in the United States.  Students create charts and graphs to show their findings. 
Pupils explore the concept of social security. In this social security instructional activity, students read an article about social security and whether or not it will last. Pupils discuss ideas on what to do when social security runs out. Students discuss the reliability of social security.

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