Unit Plan

Rookie Lesson Module — Financial Football

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Score a touchdown with an exciting game of financial football! Middle schoolers choose their favorite teams and play a virtual game of football as they answer various questions about economics.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Assign to learners for extra practice on class tablets or in a computer lab
  • Record top scores on a football-themed bulletin board
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to the Internet
  • Lesson is Rookie level, and features more basic financial questions
  • Be sure that class members don't take too much time on the non-academic parts of the game (e.g. picking teams, choosing plays)
  • Great skill application activity for an economics class
  • Incorporates a variety of economic concepts, from personal finance to fiscal policy
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