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Financial Matters. Really? Lesson Plan

About This Lesson:

Deflation
Inflation
tax rates
FASA
mortgage
IRS
assets
liabilities
credit
debit
register

Goals / Aims

1. Ability to understand financial terms.
2.Ability to do long/short financial planning.
3.Ability to use financial terms in daily life.

Objectives

1.Learn terminology.
2.Learn basic financial concepts.
3.Learn to manage daily finances.

Materials and Aids

Computer
Financial Football (web)
Vocabulary terms

Procedures/Methods

A. Introduction-

1.Cover background knowledge on finances.
2.Vocabulary terms to define.
3.Does financial matters really matter to you? (Anticipatory set)

B. Development-

1. Explain terms
2. Explain basic financial concepts.
3.Group discussion on financial matters according to student knowledge.

C. Practice

1.Flashcards with terms
2.Play Financial Football
3.Group pair share on what was learned.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Flashcards
2.Financial Football
3.Peer review

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. limit vocabulary
2. use alternative game
3. share independently with teacher

F. Checking for understanding

1. Quiz on vocabulary
2. Score compared to others on web.
3. Students put together a simple monthly budget.

G. Closure

1. Review for understanding
2. Student can search for career and establish a budget based on average income.

Evaluation

1. Quiz
2. Project

Teacher Reflection

Need to find more alternative ways to reach all students.

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