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144 resources with the keyterm budget

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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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Budgets and Deficits

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
There's a lot to learn about the savings and loan crisis. Start off your learners with a quick reading assignment. Pupils read the brief informational article and respond to three questions about the savings and loan crisis, thrifts, and...
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Personal Financial Literacy: An Introduction to Financial Planning

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Proper financial planning and the ability to differentiate wants from needs are important skills to develop as a young adult. Here is a great resource to introduce this topic to your learners, which includes a variety of hands-on and...
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May the Best Character Win

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Running an election campaign takes money. Class groups must effectively budget money in order to design and purchase sufficient advertising aimed at procuring classmates' votes. After completing an online tutorial, they also write and...
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Classroom Supplies

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Challenge young mathematicians to buy classroom supplies by staying within the means of a $1,000 budget. The mathematical activity provides learners with the opportunity to decide what items from the supply list would benefit a class of...
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Traveling in Style

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students choose a travel destination in another culture, create a list of items needed, obtain prices, and research the climate and traditional clothing in the culture. They create an imaginary travel budgets--with which they calculate...
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Budgeting: You Can't Manage What You Don't Know

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discuss budgets. In this mathematics lesson, students watch an episode of Biz Kid$ about budgeting, participate in a guided group discussion, and create a pamphlet to teach others how to budget their money. Extension activities...
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The Economy and Consumer Confidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reflect on the importance of banks in the current economic condition of the United States. High schoolers will explore the history of banking and money so that they can complete the numerous activities centered around that subject. Each...
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Family Budget Activity

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Expose your class members to the process of designing a practical family budget and how to make informed economic choices in their lives. After studying inflation, savings, and budgeting, learners receive "paychecks", are separated into...
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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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Family Budget

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This is a great outline for creating a spreadsheet based on using information found online. Learners can search the web and find current information about the costs for food, rent, childcare, medical expenses, car payments, utilities,...
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Making a Circle Graph of a Sample Budget

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars examine a sample budget and categorize the entries as a group. Then in small groups they convert budget category totals to percents and degrees to make a circle graph related to a sample budget.
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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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Final Analysis

For Students 7th - 9th
In this consumer mathematics worksheet, students calculate the total amount of money they earned during a project given. Then they transfer the expenses from each month to find their totals. Students also calculate to find their final...
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Depression Nutrition Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students plan meals for a day based on their own caloric needs, make a shopping list, and "shop" on line.  In this Great Depression nutrition plan lesson, students calculate their caloric needs and plan meals before "shopping" for their...
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Budgets (Student Worksheet and Data Collection)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this budgets worksheet, learners  use the internet to gather information about a trip.  They compute the transportation cost, cost for admission to places of interest, lodging and other travel cost.  This three-page worksheet contains...
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Real Life Challenge

For Students 7th - 9th
In this consumer mathematics activity, students use the newspaper to complete the sheet and figure out their budget for the next six months. They include parenting challenges and a new baby in their budget factors.
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Family Budgeting

For Teachers 4th - 10th
In this budget worksheet, pupils fill out a family budget sheet for the month for housing, transportation, health, and more. Students complete 5 categories.
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Personal Finance and Budget

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Investigate personal finances and budgeting with your middle schoolers. They calculate their cost of living given various costs of amenities. They use their calculations to determine if their expenses exceed their income, if so they must...
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Budget Mania

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine several examples of budgets to develop a facility with the components of its formation. Income, expenses, and expenditures are considered and itemized for this lesson.
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Household Budgets

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Build practical money skills and an understanding of the real world. The class discusses what they know about household budgets, debits, and credits as they relate to banking and problem-solving strategies. They use their math skills to...
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Dream Home Mathematics

For Teachers 6th
Explore the concept of budgeting with sixth graders. They will pick a career on note card made by the teacher. They then use the information on the card such as salary, expenses, and career to create a life for themselves. They also...
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Alicia Keys, Songs in A Minor

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students watch a video about Alicia Keys and discuss the business side of her career. Groups role-play producers for her new album taking on the responsibility for all aspects, including budgets, contracts, song production, and advertising.
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The U.S. Trade Deficit

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the United States trade deficit. In this American economy lesson plan, 12th graders read a news report on the trade deficit. Students participate in a class discussion on what they have read.