Drafting Board: Kids and Credit

This Drafting Board: Kids and Credit activity also includes:

Should kids under the age of 18 be given access to credit cards? Learners identify pros and cons of using credit, develop claims based on evidence, and finally argue reasons for or against credit for minors.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • As an extension activity, consider having learners survey adults in their community (e.g. teachers, administrators, parents, etc.) for their thoughts on the topic
Classroom Considerations
  • Use of online interactive requires free registration
  • Lesson can be adapted so that you can perform the same instructional activities without using the online platform
  • All handouts provided, as well as option to use an online interactive site for activity
  • Includes several pieces of evidence for learners to use in constructing their arguments
  • None