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Learning to be a savvy shopper can make or break the bank. Upper graders research five different cell phone carriers to see if they'll have enough money in their imaginary budget for a dream phone or a basic phone. They create either a PowerPoint presentation or a brochure to share their findings.
Are there benefits to comparison shopping? Yes, even with cell phones. It's important to know which carrier is best and why. Learners interview a family member about his choice in cell phone carriers, and compare that person's choice to research they've collected online. They display their findings and discuss them as a class.
You just got your first cell phone bill, but what does it all mean? Clear up the confusion for your young consumers as they break down and itemize a cell phone bill to better understand what they are paying for and why. This type of analysis is the first step to being a savvy shopper.
Fifth graders explore communication by analyzing manners. In this social skills lesson plan, 5th graders review the different forms of communication and how to present yourself in a phone conversation, face to face meeting, e-mail, etc. Students answer a list of study questions about communication and ultimately take a test on their communication skills.
Students explore the various uses of cell phones. In this health lesson, students discuss the ten commandments of cell phone use and create a list of situations for cell phone use. Students view three websites that say cell phones are harmful and then search for websites that refute these charges. Students also compare state laws regarding cell phone use.
Make the move toward incorporating more technology in your classroom and help to prepare your class for the professional world. Here is a resource that describes the Common Core standard while incorporating technology and English language arts. Use the assignment example for ideas and quiz your class on technological topics. If you can get the go-ahead from administration, allow your pupils to use their cell phones and tablets in class!
Good consumer practices such as price comparison can make or break a budget. Youngsters research five different cell phone carriers and the plans they offer. They compile their data and determine which plan offers the best value. They discuss their findings as a class and talk about making choices in life, based on making consumer comparisons.
Young adults are so eager to get that first cell phone. And, cell phones have so many cool extras! Learners conduct real-life research to determine which cell phone carrier offers the best deals on things like wall paper, ringtones, and games. They use their findings to create either an informational presentation or a brochure. Real-life comparative analysis; I like it!
Some ads really make products look great, and even better than they really are! Kids get into small groups to research and compare marketing used by various cell phone companies. They analyze advertisements, carrier options, and cell phone plans. Multiple links to this and other related lessons are included. They can be mixed and matched to construct an entire consumer education unit.
Learners integrate the study of the Revolutionary War through dance. They study many dances such as The Waltz, Charleston, Swing, Fox Trot, 50's and 60's dances all the way to the current Cha Cha Slide. They study the social aspect, formalities and etiquette of the dance.