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59 resources with the concept debt

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The Business of Interest

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of simple and compound interest. In this interest lesson, students discuss how interest works on a loan. Students calculate simple and compound interest on loans of fictitious characters from a video.
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Debt Puzzle

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
In this debt word search puzzle, students identify terms dealing to debt. Examples include wages, bills, decline, disclosure. A list of 40 words are provided to assist students in their search.
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Describe How Money Barter, and Credit Were Used in Colonial Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen as the teacher lectures about bartering. They work in small groups to define and create a skit about one term related to bartering. Students create an Economic Terms booklet. They review that tobacco was a cash crop...
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Pontiac's War

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students interpret primary sources concerning Pontiac's Rebellion. They are able to explain the motives behind the attack on the British. Students predict possible outcomes of Pontiac's Rebllion.
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Who Controls the Real Cost of Credit Cards?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view the film "How Much Does Debt Cost?" and explore the reasons why credit card fees and interest rates have gone up so much over the last 25 years. They participate in class discussion and complete a worksheet.
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Financial Literacy - Debt and Poor Money Management

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners review responsibilities people have of their own finances, consequences of poor money management, excessive debt, and bankruptcy.
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Reno's Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze information to determine good and bad debt. They calculate percentages when given interest and return on investment information. They also analyze positive and negative debt/return information to determine the...
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State Government Debt in Utah: Rapid Growth in Recent Years

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine growth of debt in Utah state government from 1991 to present, compare general obligation debt and revenue debt incurred by state, identify four primary methods used by governments to finance projects, and complete...
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Good Debt -- Bad Debt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils examine the difference between good debt and bad debt. They participate in online games to help a character decide how to wisely spend their money. They answer questions to complete the lesson plan.
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Mathematics: Budgeting

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students develop a month long budget. They use problem solving skills to adjust their budgets for unforeseen expenses. They use checks to pay mock bills.
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Reno's Dilemma

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explain proportions as it relates to principle and interest. They use proportions to explain relationships and analyze relationships by identifying patterns.