Do I Look Like I'm Made of Money?

How is money made in order to exchange it for goods and services? This is question centered around a instructional activity that teaches why working is necessary for making money. The resource uses brainstorming techniques to spark discussion before learners independently assess themselves on why it is important to earn a living.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the student version of the lesson to flip the classroom and have pupils complete the assignment before coming to class later to expand on the topic 
Classroom Considerations

  • Pie graph handout is poorly formatted; consider creating your own version
Pros

  • A thorough lesson that explains the basics of income
  • Comes with extension activities, accompanying worksheets, online references, and a student version of the activity
Cons

  • None