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Employee Payroll Simulation
Young scholars simulate creating and calculating employees payrolls using hourly wages, deductions, and proper taxes.
Payroll Taxes are Simple, Steady - and in Trouble
Students explore the concept of payroll taxes. In this payroll taxes lesson, students read an article about payroll taxes. Students 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.
Payroll and Income Tax: Madley Brath #5
In this payroll and income tax worksheet, students compute gross pay, itemize payroll deductions, determine net pay and figure percents. This two-page worksheet contains 4 multi-step real-life problems.
Accounting -- Preparing Payroll Records
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.
Creating a Payroll Spreadsheet
High schoolers 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.
How Is Our Economy Doing?
Students 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.
How Is Our Economy Doing?
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.
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, January 6, 2012
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.
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March, 2012
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.
Payroll Deductions/ Sequential Order of Words in a Sentence.
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.
For this working with a partner worksheet, learners 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.
Money Math: Lessons for Life
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.
Buying New Stuff
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 plan 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.
Focus on Economic Data
Students investigate the economic growth and employment rate. In this algebra lesson, 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.
Test Your Speaking and Listening Skills: Information Gap 1: Looking for a Job
In this ESL looking for a job worksheet, 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.
Focus on Economic Data: Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March 5, 2010
Young scholars examine data over employment and unemployment rates from February 2010. In this economic data lesson, 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.
Focus on Economic Data: Employment and the Unemployment Rate
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.
U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate
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.
Social Security Hits First Wave of Boomers
Students explore the concept of social security. In this social security lesson, students read an article about social security and whether or not it will last. Students discuss ideas on what to do when social security runs out. Students discuss the reliability of social security.