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Lesson Plan
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Credit and Debt: Decisions, Decisions...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Borrowing money seems like a great idea until you are in over your head. High schoolers learn the benefits and risks associated with credit and how to be a responsible borrower. More than just credit cards, they learn trustworthiness is...
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Lesson Plan
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Credit and Debt: Understanding Credit Reports and Managing Debt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Credit cards are tempting to use right out of high school. Teach your upperclassmen the benefits and challenges of credit and how it can affect their future. The activity covers credit scores and ways to strengthen credit if...
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Unit Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

It's Your Paycheck

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Beyond reading and arithmetic, one of the most important skills for graduating seniors to have is fiscal literacy and responsibility. Start them on the right financial track with nine lessons that focus on a variety of important personal...
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Federal Reserve Bank

Credit Reports—and You Thought Your Report Card Was Important

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get the facts about credit and take a close look at what factors into a consumer credit report with this fantastic lesson. Your pupils will read informational texts, read sample financial documents, and discuss the advantages and...
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Lesson Plan
Visa

The Danger of Debt: Avoiding Financial Pitfalls

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can our perspectives of borrowing and returning influence the way we view credit? Pupils explore the concept of debt, how it impacts our ability to obtain credit, and finally the ways in which we can work to alleviate debt.
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Lesson Plan
Visa

Using Credit Wisely

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Receiving credit can be both a benefit and a curse. Prepare your learners to make wise credit choices by studying how credit influences credit scores, identifying the different components of credit cards, and exploring major consumer...
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Lesson Plan
Visa

Privacy Please: Protecting Your Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the different ways we are susceptible to identity theft? Impress the importance of protecting personal information and privacy with this resource, which includes an excellent video clip, discussion prompts, and worksheets for...
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Unit Plan
We are Teachers

What Goes Up Must Come Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From understanding stock market performance and return on investment to identifying the costs and benefits of credit and avoiding debt problems, this is an absolute must-have resource for financial planning and literacy.
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Lesson Plan
Carolina K-12

Personal Financial Literacy: Using Credit Wisely

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is credit, and what are its advantages and disadvantages for purchases? Your class members will learn about different types of loans, such as student and mortgage, how interest factors into credit use, credit reports, and ultimately...
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Lesson Plan
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
How important is a credit score, anyway? Scholars view a PowerPoint and take notes about credit scores. Next, they write essays explaining their plans for achieving a good credit score.
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Money and Finance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make the connection between money and exponential equations. Pupils continue financial lessons as they learn about compound interest in savings accounts. They extend the investigation of savings by looking at annuities, and then...
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Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

The Game of Life

For Teachers 12th Standards
Academics use their research skills to create a financial guidebook for young adults. They also learn about the skills needed to be successful as an adult, including how to use credit cards and how to buy a car. Hands-on activities and...
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Smart Money

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Watch the money grow daily. Scholars tackle a problem to determine how much money they will have if a dollar grows at 10 percent compounded daily after a month. Using that knowledge, learners notice the difference between varying savings...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Compound Interest per Period: Credit Card Payment

For Students 10th - 12th
Credit cards can be convenient, but are they worth it? Future consumers learn about compound interest and credit card payments. They use an interactive to create a table that shows the remaining balance after each month.
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Federal Reserve Bank

Lesson 3: A Fresh Start

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The members of your economics class may be busy earning graduation credits, but the credit they should be concerned about is their financial credit. The third lesson in a unit about Hurricane Katrina and other events that can result in...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Credit Cards

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Teach adolescents to use credit responsibly. The 32nd installment of a 35-part module covers how to calculate credit card payments using a geometric series. It teaches terminology and concepts necessary to understand credit card debt.
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Unit Plan
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

What Is A Bank?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
You're never too young to learn about banking and personal finance. Use a set of seven banking lessons to teach middle schoolers about checking and savings accounts, interest rates, loans and credit cards, and safety deposit boxes.
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Activity
Conneticut Department of Education

Personal Finance Project Resource Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Balancing a budget, paying taxes, and buying a home may feel out of reach for your high schoolers, but in their adult years they will thank you for the early tips. A set of five lessons integrates applicable money math activities with...
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Unit Plan
Wells Fargo

Hands on Banking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Encourage middle schoolers to be proficient and knowledgeable in the economic world with a series of personal finance lessons. Focusing on banking, credit, budgets, and investing, the activities guide learners through financial literacy...
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Lesson Plan
Consumer Action

Talking to Teens About Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your teenagers are probably very good at spending money, but how good are they at managing it? Teach class members about banking, checking accounts, interest rates, car insurance, and many other relevant concepts with a series of...
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Unit Plan
Wells Fargo

Hands on Banking

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to your money between the time you make a bank deposit and the time you decide to spend it? Take middle schoolers and teens through the process of opening checking and savings accounts, creating a personal budget,...
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Practical Money Skills

About Credit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's tempting to stay away from credit cards entirely, and it can also be tempting to charge large purchases on credit cards with the intention to pay them off later. But as a three-part lesson on credit and debt shows your high...
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Practical Money Skills

Understanding Credit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Help your young consumers learn about credit and the importance of credit history. With a thorough instructional activity about the ins and outs of credit, as well as the potential pitfalls of having a line of credit, kids will be...
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Practical Money Skills

Using Banking Services

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using a bank is a privilege and a responsibility for young consumers. Teach them the important terms and details about creating accounts, using an ATM, and maintaining a credit card.