******ALL COMMON CORE ALIGNED*****The Personal Finance unit is often described as having the biggest impact on students’ real-world understanding. Often, these lessons are the first time students have been asked to consider their relationship with money, their knowledge of how much goods and services cost, and their own values
- Students will explore, research, and understand several components of income. Most importantly, they will learn that a yearly salary figure does not equal their take-home amount, nor what they should budget to spend each month.
- Students will examine Income, Expenses, and Household Budget in order to understand how their career salaries will be put to use in the real world.
- Students will know the different salary withholdings and the real cost of purchasing and maintaining a home will show students that careers and money are not simply concepts, but real, concrete, and tangible responsibilities.
Teach a Personal Finance Mini-Unit