Unit Plan

Pro Lesson Module — Financial Football

This Pro Lesson Module — Financial Football unit plan also includes:

Learners won't fumble their knowledge of personal finance after an engaging game of Financial Football! As they choose their favorite teams and desired plays, young economists demonstrate their financial literacy with a question ranging in skill level before gameplay resumes.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Project onto the board and have representatives from two groups take turns answering the questions
  • Use to prepare for the Super Bowl in an economics class
  • Allow pupils to play the game at home or in the computer lab for extra credit
Classroom Considerations
  • Difficulty of each play corresponds to the difficulty of each question, but answering correctly does not ensure a positive result from the play
  • The lesson is at intermediate difficulty; beginning level is Rookie and advanced level is Hall of Fame, both of which are available on the publisher's website
  • The game is sponsored by Visa, so it includes advertisements throughout that don't interfere with gameplay
  • Game is engaging and fun for finance experts and football fans alike
  • Questions are differentiated by skill level
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