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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.
Students act as either Democrats or Republicans to debate plans to alter Social Security. For homework, they consider whether Social Security has become too politicized and propose their own solutions.
Learners figure out the average salary of a Major League Baseball player, then identify MLB revenue sources in addition to ticket sales.
Students develop an understanding of how federal revenues are gained by taxes. This foundation enable students to decipher changes in federal tax policy. Groups of students study different types of taxes and prepare presentations on each one.
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.
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.
In this statistics worksheet, students explore the characteristics of line graphs, bar graphs, circle graphs and the coordinate plane. Afterwards, they graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. Students then create a line graph, bar graph, and pie chart from given information. They answer questions and interpret graphed information. This five-page worksheet contains three multi-step problems. Answers to the graphs are provided on page five of the worksheet.
Is health insurance a luxury? The class examine the increasing number of uninsured middle class Americans; they then research and present information on various aspects of medical coverage and care at a classroom forum entitled "The Current State of Health Care in the United States."
Learners calculate how much of each paycheck is deducted into the Medicare system, explain the need for health insurance and Medicare, and work in small groups to develop their own plan to reform Medicare.
Learners examine the significance and effects of outsourcing jobs to India and Malaysia. They conduct Internet research, create a map and a timeline, write an editorial of their view on the use of outsourcing, and participate in a class debate.
Students assume the role of community college instructors researching the feasibility of resource (chemicals, supplies, equipment) sharing between community colleges. They explore safety issues pertaining to chemical transport, storage, and disposal.
Students watch two commericals from previous presidential elections on the topic of healthcare. After reading an article, they identify the position of the various candidates for the 2008 election. In groups, they brainstorm their own proposals for one of the candidates and write a position paper about where they state on the state of healthcare in the United States.
Students explore the Social Security System including its history, benefits, funds, problems, and its future.
In this math study guide, students solve problems previously studied throughout the school year. Problems include, but are not limited to, volume, area, perimeter, square roots, binomials, trinomials, graphing, and consumer math. This eight-page worksheet contains 32 problems. Answers are provided on the last page of the worksheet.
Fifth graders investigate the connection between taxes and government services.  In this economics lesson, 5th graders discuss the process and benefits of paying sales and income taxes.  Using calculators, students compute the amount of tax paid based on the percentage.  Students list the variety of goods and services provided by the government that assist everyday people, and discuss what life would be like without those services.
In this finance learning exercise, students solve and complete 10 different types of problems. First, they use the information known about decimals, fractions, and percents to solve a number of personal and business finance questions.
In this learning exercise, students solve and complete 50 various types of problems. First, they identify and define various terms listed related to personal and business finance. Then, students calculate various costs and payments using the given formulas.
Students discuss the origin of strawberries and employees involved with picking strawberries. In this algebra lesson plan, students discuss how much a worker who picks strawberry makes based on their flats. They create a table with the workers name and total flats they fill per day.
Students examine how to balance the federal budget. For this American economics lesson, students read the provided article "Congress Debates Cutting the Budget." Students then collaborate in small groups to determine how to balance the budget and then respond to discussion questions about the experience.
Students define human capital and income earning potential. In this algebra lesson, students analyze the relationship between income and capital resources. They calculate tax rates and understand how to read a tax table.

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