Saving and Investing: Investing for the Future

A fine instructional activity on saving and investing is here for you and your middle schoolers. In it, learners explore the values of time and money, and discover how small amounts of money invested over time can grow into a large "pot of gold." They come up with an investment plan that enables them to accumulate enough money to attend a four-year college. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use this before a math lesson on calculating interest
Classroom Considerations

  • Not heavy on the math calculations
Pros

  • The incredibly thorough, 14-page plan is well-written and has everything you need embedded in it to successfully implement with the class
Cons

  • None