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Wages, Salaries, and Such

For Teachers 6th - 7th
How much are you really making with that paycheck? Kids find out what minimum wage means and what they'll make given a specific hourly wage. They use their hourly rate of pay to determine how much money they'd make in a day, week, and...
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Wages, Salaries, and Such

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students investigate the economics of a job by computing wages based on days, weeks and years.  In this vocational lesson, students complete hourly wage worksheets based on employment information.  Students utilize average income data to...
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Economic Activity and Markets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret that economic activity involves making choices in the face of scarcity, therefore making choices involves a cost. They also identify that individuals interact in markets by inducing one another, through...
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Exploring Equations through Life Goals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do I want to do when I grow up? Learners research job categories and determine a career within the category. Using the chosen job, pupils find the hourly wage and calculate future income based on percentage wages. Individuals then...
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Folding Our Way to Productivity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students role-play workers producing origami cups. They participate in two production rounds, one without training and one with training. They observe how productivity increases through training and, as a result, how income increases.
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My Summer Options

For Teachers 8th Standards
When presented with three job offers, which should you take and why? Scholars analyze the three offers and must decide which offer provides the highest income. Each offer has a different starting salary and commission rate, so the...
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High Earners Can Still Struggle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of financial trouble. In this financial trouble lesson, students read an article about people who earn large salaries, but still have financial trouble. High schoolers discuss ways to avoid and get out...
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Earned Income Credit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students distinguish between tax deduction and tax credit, explain how the earned income credit affects the tax liability, apply requirements to claim the earned income credit, and describe factors that determine the amount of the earned...
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Your First Job

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers determine that they are responsible for paying income taxes through withholdings on earned income. They examine the Form W-4.
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Where Do We Get the Money We Spend?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the sources of income for people in their community. They examine why different jobs are paid different wages. They also classify productive resources in the economy.
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Hello Working World

For Students 7th - 12th
In this occupation and cost of living worksheet, students choose an occupation, determine their monthly income, and complete the graphic organizer to determine income and costs of living expenses.
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Breaking News English: Bolivian Leader to Halve Own Salary

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English instructional activity, students read "Bolivian Leader to Halve Own Salary," and then respond to 1 graphic organizer, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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What is Taxed and Why

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students are exposed to the need for federal, state and local governments to tax constituents to provide goods and services for their residents. They identify the different kinds of taxes and give examples of the goods and services taxed.
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What's a Good Job?

For Teachers 12th
Upper graders almost always stress about life after high school. To ease the transition to adult life, discuss how to select a job to meet personal needs. Two writing prompts are included to help learners consider what they'd like to do...
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Money and Percentage

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine use of percentages in real world situations. They complete worksheet about using percentages after reviewing the concept. They look through newspapers to find examples of percentages used over the course of three...
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Hello Working World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a simulation lesson about what their profession and life situation will be like while completing a "Hello Working World Worksheet." They talk about the pay scales for occupations. Next, they determine the monthly...
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Episode 21: Fiscal Policy

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Should consumers buy items they don't really need? Scholars analyze how fiscal policy determines spending at a national level. The final podcast of a 21-part economic series discusses the role the federal government plays in using...
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Desperation: The Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examined the feelings of hopelessness that can result from losing their income, much like one-third of Americans experienced during the Depression in a small group lesson of a mock household. Students create a household budget...
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IN STRAWBERRY FIELDS

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The student will calculate wages of agricultural workers by the hour and by the piece.2. Share background material, and discuss the difference between gross pay and net pay and the difference between getting paid by the hour or the piece...
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Unit-3 Study Guide: Business Structures & Financial Markets

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Here is a study guide that provides five pages of information, including charts and graphs, on business structures and financial markets. It addresses mergers and acquisitions, nonprofits, monopolies, stocks and bonds, and more. The...
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The IRS Yesterday and Today

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explain why the Internal Revenue Service was instituted, how it functions, how it has changed over the years, and the ways it helps taxpayers today.
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Savings and Earnings

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete several activities to learn about earning, budgeting, and saving money. In this saving money lesson plan, 5th graders read a book about saving money and complete a 'Savings and Earnings' worksheet. Students work in...
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Chapter 9: Social Stratification

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this social stratification worksheet, students answer 12 fill in blank questions and 7 multiple choice questions regarding the division of society into categories.
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High Earners Can Still Struggle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of credit. In this credit lesson plan, students read an article about credit debt and financial trouble. Students discuss ways to avoid financial trouble. Students make a cause and effect chart for the people...