Saving and Investing

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How can money grow through saving and investing? Pupils explore different types of financial institutions, learn about interest rates and stock ownership, and conduct independent research on the various ways they can save money.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider contacting a local financial institution for a guest speaker to come to your class and discuss saving and investing
  • Have learners compile a portfolio of their research findings
Classroom Considerations

  • Consider approaching this lesson in segments (i.e. discuss financial institutions one day and stock ownership the next) in order to really explain in each topic and answer questions 
  • Review materials to determine whether they are appropriate for the grade level of your students
Pros

  • All worksheets provided
  • Includes several opportunities for real-world application and research
Cons

  • None