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  • Personal Financial Literacy

    Personal Financial Literacy iconThis module provides an understanding of how personal choices affect financial circumstances which impacts lifestyle. Students will increase financial knowledge so they can manage financial decisions.

    Determine Living Costs

    1 hour est.
    In this activity, students will begin to understand the idea of salaries and the cost of living for adults as they see costs for rent, food, transportation, insurance, etc.

    Learn & Practice

    Interactive lessons & quizzes for students

    1. Unit 1: Earning Income

      1 hour est.
      In this lesson, students will learn about: how real-life decisions impact financial opportunity and growth via The Earning Potential Game. Then students learn about forms of income.

      Lessons

      1. 1. Earning Potential
      2. 2. Types of Income

      Unit 2: Managing Your Money

      1 hour est.
      In this unit, students will learn about: life skills such as reading pay stubs, balancing bank registers, writing checks, budgeting, and making informed purchasing decisions.

      Lessons

      1. 1. Reading a Pay Stub
      2. 2. Introduction to Banking
      3. 3. Budgeting
      4. 4. Informed Purchases

      Unit 3: Using Credit

      1 hour est.
      In this unit, students will learn about: consumer credit and borrowing money through loans and credit cards.

      Lessons

      1. 1. Consumer Credit
      2. 2. Borrowing Money

      Reflection Questions and Discussion

      1 hour est.
      In this activity, students will journal about possible career choices that would fit lifestyle and interest goals, budgeting, and credit score. A class discussion can follow.

       

      Reflection Questions and Discussion

      1 hour est.
      In this activity, students will journal about possible career choices that would fit lifestyle and interest goals, budgeting, and credit score. A class discussion can follow.

       

      Assessment

      Assessment of everything the student learned in this module

      1. Module Test - 1 hour est.
        In this summative assessment, students will be tested on everything that they have learned in the module.