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What will the future hold? How can I make my dreams come true? Since learners don't have fairy god mothers, they'll need to develop strong goal-oriented plans. They concoct ideas of their dream life, determine the type of income needed to have that life, then consider the careers and education they'll have to pursue to make their dreams come true.
Focus on the third quarter estimate of the US real GDP. Kids will determine current GDP growth, identify the GDP, discuss the relationship between the GDP and various economic indicators, and predict future economic conditions. Vocabulary, background information, charts, and web links are all included.
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what education or experience they need to land the job of their dreams.
Here is lesson three of a larger unit that uses the game Karma Tycoon to explore personal finance. Learners apply math skills to a real-life situation by discussing the loan interest rates commonly used with grants, loads, and credit cards. Links to the other lessons in the unit and a worksheet are included.
Because many of your older students are probably getting their first jobs, it could be an appropriate time to discuss taxes. This presentation defines deductions, types of taxes, purposes of paying taxes, and the forms required to file taxes. A wonderful tool for young adults or those fresh out on their own.
I used to hate filling out job applications when I was younger. Make a tedious task painless for your job-minded upper graders. They practice their written communication skills and get ready to search for employment by filling out several different types of job applications. There are five different applications attached to the lesson.
Start exploring the issues surrounding the US economy, labor force, and unemployment. This resource provides excellent background information for learners to examine. They'll read all of the provided data and then analyze it using three case study discussion questions. Tip: These questions can be used as a writing prompt or to facilitate a class discussion.
This provides an overview of the purpose and responsibilities of a manager. After a brainstorm activity, the class works in small groups to explore the particular management responsibilities of the assigned profession. After sharing with the class, individuals complete a skills assessment to set goals for themselves.
An outstanding lesson on financial literacy is here for you. Learners are presented with six scenarios, then compute the amount of savings they will have in their accounts. They complete a series of exercises designed to teach them that they should begin saving as soon as possible and leave their savings in an interest bearing account as long as they can. This is a very complete lesson that includes all necessary components.