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iCivics

County Government: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Balancing a budget—the bane of many people's existence! Yet, its' something that must be done, especially in government systems. The resource, fourth in a seven-part series exploring local government, focuses on various exercises that...
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PricewaterhouseCoopers

Planning and Money Management: Financial Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
More planning goes into a budget than a high schooler thinks. Here, they learn about the expected expenses and incomes, along with outside factors such as natural disasters. Learners prepare their own budget and adjust it based on the...
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PwC Financial Literacy

Planning and Money Management: Spending and Saving

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Financial literacy is such an important, and often-overlooked, skill to teach our young people. Here is a terrific lesson plan which has pupils explore how to come up with a personal budget. They consider income, saving, taxes, and their...
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Unit Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

It's Your Paycheck

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Beyond reading and arithmetic, one of the most important skills for graduating seniors to have is fiscal literacy and responsibility. Start them on the right financial track with nine lessons that focus on a variety of important personal...
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Federal Reserve Bank

Your Budget Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do Whoosh and Jet Stream have in common? They are both characters in a fantastic game designed to help students identify various positive and negative spending behaviors. Through an engaging activity, worksheets, and discussion,...
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Visa

Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
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We are Teachers

What Goes Up Must Come Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From understanding stock market performance and return on investment to identifying the costs and benefits of credit and avoiding debt problems, this is an absolute must-have resource for financial planning and literacy.
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Curated OER

Marriage and Financial Goals, Budgeting Strategies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
There is no more useful life skill to learn than budgeting and setting financial goals. It's math that is used by every person, everyday. Learners examine the responsibilities and costs involved in family economics. Through a series of...
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Curated OER

What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a...
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Curated OER

Sticking to a Budget

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Set scholars up for financial success by throwing them into the hypothetical real world.
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Curated OER

Buying New Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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,...
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Organizer
Curated OER

Family Profile Record Sheet

For Students 6th - 7th
In this math learning exercise, students learn real world math applications for budgeting expenses in a simulated family. Students make a family profile with profession choice and monthly income. Students then fill out detailed budgets...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

What Makes The Good Life

For Students 6th - 8th
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer...
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Curated OER

Wise Pockets

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Using children's picture books and role-playing activities, youngsters begin to learn about personal finance management. These lesson plans are engaging and intend to endow pupils with skills for making wise decisions with money as they...
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Curated OER

"Golden" Years?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Golden Years? Upper graders may think retirement is a long way off, but in life everything is just around the corner. They consider what it means to retire and the current trend of parents working for their Students. They research...
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Council for Economic Education

You Can BANK on This! (Part 2)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is part two in a four-part instructional activity on banking and personal finance. In this instructional activity, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a...
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Curated OER

Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
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Curated OER

Money Math Lessons for Life

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Curated OER

The Ultimate Classroom: R & D

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Redecorate a classroom on a budget. Middle schoolers rebuild a classroom after a disaster. They conduct Internet research to determine construction supplies needed and the most cost effective way to reach the predetermined results. They...
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Nebraska Department of Education

Managing My Money

For Teachers 10th
Rent, food, utilities, gas, clothing, taxes! It all adds up. As part of a career planning and management unit, high school sophomores learn about financial planning and budgeting.
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Beyond Benign

Final Budget

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Be sure you have enough money to build a house. The 14th lesson in a 15-part series teaches young learners to use checkbook registers. They write checks for the amounts they spend on various housing materials and keep track of spending...
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Beyond Benign

Green House?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A solid foundation is important for all things—especially houses. Learners research different materials for foundations based on environmental impact and cost. They decide whether concrete, insulated concrete, or wood would be best for...
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Workforce Solutions

Reality Check

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scholars complete the Reality Chech handout that identifies their potential salary given a specific profession. Pupils examine the lifestyle options and choose what they wish to have; however, each item costs money and, depending on how...
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Workforce Solutions

Plan a Vacation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Challenge scholars to plan a vacation with a $5,000 budget. Learners review costs of transportation, meals, and entertainment while considering the number of people and destination. Worksheets provide information and well-organized...