Lesson Objective: At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to create a budget to accomplish personal financial goals. Supplies Needed: Student Handout 1 U.S. Saving and Spending Web Quest (found in Task 1 and Task 2) Student Handout 2 Fast-Forward: Life in 10 Years – A Planning Activity (Found in Task 3) Student Handout 3 Personal Finance Public Service Announcement Rubric (found in Task 4) Student Handout 4 FoolProof: Personal Finance Company’s Guide toMonthly Budgeting (Found in Task 5) Student Handout Answer Key 4 FoolProof: Personal Finance Company’s Guide toMonthly Budgeting (Found in Resource Library) Student Handout 5 Personal Finance Decisions (Found in Task 6) Student Handout 6 What’s Your Budget? (Found in Task 7) Student Handout 6 Answer Key What’s Your Budget? (Found in Resource Library) References Econedlink: Council for Economic Education. (n.d.). Economic Glossary. Retrieved from http://www.econedlink.org/economic-resources/glossary.php
In today's complex financial world, being financially literate is a critical life skill… as important as reading, writing and arithmetic. So to combine financial education within the teaching of math is an ingenious way to teach both of these subjects simultaneously. Through Money Math: Lessons for Life, middle grade students apply math skills to some of life’s costly challenges, learning important personal finance concepts along the way.
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- University of Missouri St. Louis
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- Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education
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Personal Finance course FREE teacher resources and trial access to online course solution as well as a correlation to WI state standards.
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