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Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson in personal finance can be the most valuable part of a high school education. Connect the basics of banking with informational reading skills in a lesson that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on an array...
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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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The Importance of Managing Your Finances

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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The Tools to Build Your Financial Dream

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to all the ways money management and financial responsibility weave into our daily lives as adults, make sure students are prepared to locate resources for managing their finances, such as a financial advisor. 
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Keep the Currency

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Each day, people throw currency away in different ways because of a lack of financial knowledge. Introduce your learners to the importance of financial literacy and assess their understanding of banking and personal finance.
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Money Management Part III: Savings Accounts and Cash vs. Credit

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Help your class understand the importance of saving and managing their money. Here is part three to a unit on credit, cash, and savings. Learners discuss savings accounts and the idea that a budget plan can help them avoid costly credit...
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Making Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare your class for a life of financial literacy and stability with a unit about making money. Three lessons guides learners through the process of preparing a resume, interviewing for a job, and reading a pay stub.
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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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Banking on Debit Cards

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card versus a debit card? What are the costs of using a debit card irresponsibly? Here you'll find a lesson on key concepts that every learner should know regarding personal...
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Making Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Money represents decisions: spending decisions, saving decisions, and investing decisions. Encourage young adults to think about the decisions they make with their money in a three-day unit about personal finance, consumer spending, and...
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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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Study Skills, Time, and Money Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Enhance your high schoolers' time/money management and study skills. In each of three sessions, they examine their current habits and practice new strategies to best use their time and money, and to study most effectively. A service...
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learn the difference between saving money and investing money, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Kids review banking and personal finance terms before studying the different ways that people can reach their financial...
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The Art of Budgeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most learners have objects that they'd like to purchase in the future, but lack the financial skills to make a plan to buy what they'd want. Guide pupils through the process of budgeting, setting up financial goals, and reflecting on the...
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Student Loans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If your learners are college bound, they'll need a lesson about student loans and personal finance before they step into their dorm room. A four-day lesson guides high schoolers through the process of budgeting for college, as well as...
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Media and Money: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Money talks ... especially in the media world! How do finances influence the media we see? Answer that, and many other questions using a video in a media literacy series. The narrator discusses how economic reasons influence media...
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Many Teenagers Uninformed in Financial Literacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of financial literacy. They read an article about the lack of financial literacy among teenagers, discuss what if means to be financially literate, the research a career that will allow them to live...
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Economics: Supply, Demand & Personal Finance

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Economics/Personal financial literacy worksheet, students use USA Today to find article, photos, charts, or graphics related to events that are affecting the prices of different products and services.  Students answer questions...
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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 which has pupils explore how to come up with a personal budget. They consider income, saving, taxes, and their...
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Personal Finance Project Resource Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Balancing a budget, paying taxes, and buying a home may feel out of reach for your high schoolers, but in their adult years they will thank you for the early tips. A set of five lessons integrates applicable money math activities with...
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About Consumer Privacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help young economists protect their identities and their finances with a set of lessons about consumer privacy. Once they read through the three-lesson unit and fill in the correct facts, they can take an assessment to demonstrate what...
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Media Ownership: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How does media ownership affect what we read, watch, and listen to—and how much we pay for it? Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video takes viewers back to the beginning of it all. From the birth of the telephone to...
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Economics and Personal Finance

For Students 9th - 12th
You don't have to be an economist to understand this packet packed with information and exercises about economics and personal finance. Designed for high schoolers, the activities explain why setting short and long terms goals is...
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Real World Math: Unexpected Events

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Ready to delve into personal finance? Learners discover how to organize a check book register. They practice debits and credits in a math game involving the register they set up. While they gain valuable practical knowledge, they also...

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