Subjects:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Tags:
Banks, Finance, Financial Institutions, Lesson, Personal Finance, Personal Financial Literacy, Reading
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs

Education Standards

Financial Institutions - Lesson and Activity

Overview

This lesson introduces students to the concept of financial institutions, such as banks, insurance companies, credit unions, investment companies, and more. First, use the briefing (found in Task 1) to teach students about this concept. Then, instruct students to develop informational charts about financial institutions. This briefing is a part of the Introduction to Finance Course Guide. To download it, visit mbastatesconnection.mbaresearch.org and select "Course Guides" under "Curriculum and Instruction."

Discuss financial institutions as a class.

Using the attached briefing, lead the class in a lesson about financial institutions. 

Learn about financial institutions. 

Develop an informational chart.

Instruct each student to work with a partner to develop an informational chart about financial institutions. The chart should identify types of financial institutions, describe their general functions, and provide examples of each type.

Work with a partner to develop an informational chart about financial institutions. The chart should identify types of financial institutions, describe their general functions, and provide examples of each type.