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Scoring a Financial Education

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of money management. In this money management lesson, students read an article about students taking a finance course in high school and college. Students discuss the importance of money management. Students...
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Financial Literacy - Financial Institutions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss money management, financial institutions, services offered by the various financial institutions, advantages and disadvantages of each type of institution.
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Money Management

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students choose an occupation and set up a paper family and household. They create a monthly budget, pay monthly bills and file taxes. They practice math skills using financial information and view money as a resource. They create an...
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The American Currency Exhibit

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine the historical structure, the purposes, and functions of the United States monetary system. Your class engages in a scavenger hunt to compare U.S. currency notes from specific eras throughout U.S. history. They work to identify...
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Hands on Banking

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Cha-ching! You just hit the jackpot with this interactive consumer math unit. Supported by a series of online lessons and activities, these lessons engage students in applying their math skills to real-life personal finance problems...
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Financial Fables: Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Cover two subjects with one lesson plan! First, dive into English language arts; read an eBook, answer comprehension questions, and complete a cause and effect chart about the financial fable, Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl. Then, take...
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Buying a Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Guide high schoolers through the process of buying a house with a simulation lesson. As pupils learn about mortgages, renting versus buying, and home inspections, they discuss ways to make informed financial decisions and sound purchases.
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Money Management: Paying Bills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of paying bills by writing checks. They practice writing a check with the specific elements filled out correctly and then record the amount of it in the check register. Students also extend the...
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Pension Obligations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the major implications of pensions on the current financial condition of many states in the United States. This video walks through a detailed comparison of a defined benefit plan versus a contribution plan, and introduces the...
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Saving and Investing: Investing for the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fine lesson 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...
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The Stock Market

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Keep or sell? Young learners simulate as buyers in the stock market while learning about the benefits and important factors to know when purchasing. The thorough resource allows for observation of case studies and provides an assessment...
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Setting Goals

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Setting financial goals is a common occurrence in middle school that your learners can practice using this activity. They will be able to solve for how many hours Seth needs to work to save up for a skateboard, helmet, and trip. The...
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Insurance Quotes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You're in high school and you just got the coolest car ever! But, now you need to start thinking about car insurance. Luckily, your teacher prepared you by engaging you in a life skills lesson plan like this one. The class actually calls...
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
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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Cash the Check and Track the Dough

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From checking and savings accounts to learning the importance of maintaining records and balancing a bank account, prepare your students to become financially independent and savvy adults, and explore all the intricacies of owning a bank...
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PAY CREDIT WHEN CREDIT IS DUE

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students learn about credit cards and scores and how to and not to use them. In this financial concept lesson, students are given hypothetical scenarios where they are able to apply learning's to given situations as they figure rates,...
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Campaign Finance Reform and Public Opinion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the issue of finance reform in political campaigns. Using the internet, they identify the positives and negatives of finance reform and research the problems associated with campaign fund-raising. They share their...
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Budgeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop a realistic budget. In this finance lesson, students discuss problems and issues related to making a budget. They focus on living within one's means.
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Visual 1: The Cost of Credit

For Students 4th - 6th
In this money management learning exercise, students examine an advertisement for a bike and respond to 3 questions that require them to calculate percentages
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Hot Wheels (Grades 9-12 )

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using internet research, learners compute the costs of different models of card. They discuss the advantages/disadvantages of purchasing a new car versus a used car, the cost of car insurance, and the best way to finance their purchase.
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Keeping Score: Why Credit Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does one get credit, and who provides credit? What is a credit score, and how can an understanding of a credit score help you to make smart financial decisions? Through discussion and worksheets, class members will identify the...
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Managing My Money

For Teachers 10th
Rent, food, utilities, gas, clothing, taxes! It all adds up. As part of a career planning and management unit, high school sophomores learn about financial planning and budgeting.
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English Lesson Plans for Grade 8

For Teachers 8th
Demonstrate how to engage in a polite and professional conversation with this banking and interfacing lesson. Focusing on explanatory and informaitonal texts, middle schoolers write sentences using banking and finance terminologies....
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The Business of Credit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn about credit ratings and how it plays a role in the function of small businesses. Learners use their knowledge of good and bad credit to role play and determine good credit vs. bad credit in the area of small businesses.