INTRO TO FINANCIAL LITERACY

UNIT 2 - LESSON 6:  MONEY AND VALUE

Lesson introduction:

Understanding money on a basic level is an important part of financial literacy. Understanding the different forms of money is important, but far more important is knowing how to spend and save your money wisely. The habit of keeping a budget can go a long way once you start making your own money.

Directions:

  1. Please view the lesson below.
  2. Complete all activities within this lesson

Lesson Objective:

In this lesson, you will learn about money, what it is, different types of money, and how to create a budget.

Materials: 

Click the Materials Icon to view, download, or print the lesson materials.  You will need the materials to follow along with the lesson video below.

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Activity 1:  

WATCH VIDEO AND COMPLETE SHORT QUIZ

SKILLS PRACTICED: LISTENING, TEST-TAKING, NOTE-TAKING 

Complete a short quiz on Money. Some of the information may be new to you, and you are more than welcome to research.  TRY YOUR BEST! YOU CAN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THIS QUIZ IF YOU SHOW GREAT EFFORT.


ACTIVITY 2:

SKILLS PRACTICED: BUDGETING, PLANNING, SPREADSHEETS 

COMPLETE YOUR BUDGETING PROJECT

  • Click the assignment icon to access this activity
    • You need access to Google drive in order to access the activity
  • Read and follow the directions in the "Set Up" tab of the activity spreadsheet
    • Add your Expenses and Income in their perspective tabs
    • Do not edit or add anything to the "Summary" Tab
  • Click the button below to add the link (URL) of your budget spreadsheet
  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 2

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 2


Activity 3:

SKILLS PRACTICED: RESEARCH, PUBLIC SPEAKING AND PRESENTING, AND TECHNOLOGY

COMPLETE THE BUDGET APPS RESEARCH AND PRESENTATION PROJECT

  • Click the assignment icon to access this activity 
    • You need access to Google drive in order to access the assignment 
  • Directions for assignment are included in the activity document
  • Add the link (URL) of this completed assignment in Activity 4
  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 3

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 3


Activity 4:

SKILLS PRACTICED: REFLECTION, PERSONAL WRITING, PROVIDING FEEDBACK

COMPLETE THE DISCUSSION BELOW

  • Complete the form below

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