Dealing With Taxes
Students study counting and non-counting vocabulary, change singular to plural nouns, and determine the importance of completing tax returns. They use flashcards and vocabulary drill sheets. They watch a video.
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"Deals on Wheels!" Car Loan Project
Help your class members learn how to use their income wisely with a comprehensive lesson plan on calculating monthly car payments. Using basic math skills and online calculators, your learners will determine the total amount to be...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The US Financial System
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Events Leading to American Independence
Read about the such events as the Stamp Act, British taxes on colonies, and the Boston Massacre that led to the Independence of America from Britain. After reading this adapted article from USHistory.org, learners respond to four...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the major implications of pensions on the current financial condition of many states in the United States. This video walks through a detailed comparison of a defined benefit plan versus a contribution plan, and introduces the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Understanding the Mathematics of the Fiscal Cliff
What exactly is the fiscal cliff? What are the effects of changing income tax rates and payroll tax rates? Your learners will begin by reading news articles and examining graphs illustrating the "Bush tax cuts" of 2001 and 2003. They...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Indiana Courts: How Do They Work?
Students identify the branches of Indiana's judicial system and determine the differences between the different courts and different types of cases. Students create a flow chart showing how a court case works its way through the legal...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Hitting the Pavement and Sealing the Deal
How old were you when you got your first job? Help your high schoolers prepare for their first job (and every job thereafter) by providing them tips for career research, interview skills, and a mock interview. Either have local...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills