Rates and Taxes

Calculating taxes doesn't need to be so taxing. Future taxpayers use given tax rates to discuss how to calculate income taxes. Based on what they learn, they determine the amount of tax a family would pay based on a certain income.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners research and use current tax rates
  • Team up with a business teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have a working familiarity with percents
Pros

  • Lists some ideas for assessment and extension
  • Provides questions to stimulate class discussion
Cons

  • No student worksheets for the lesson
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