Protecting Yourself from Fraud and Scams
The Federal Trade Commission
It is important that students learn how to protect themselves from fraud and scams in our society. Last year, 25 million consumers were victims of fraud. Each year, the number of fraud incidents continue to climb at an alarming rate. The best defense against students becoming victims is by learning to be an aware and informed consumer. These learning materials focus on teaching students about fraud and scams, how and why they occur, the warning signs, and the role of FTC.
1) PowerPoint Presentation.
2) Protecting Yourself from Fraud and Scams; Reading Comprehension Worksheets
3) The Federal Trade Commission; Reading Comprehension Worksheets
4) Analysis Assignment; Graph and Charts on Fraud
5) Assessment; Multiple choice, true or false, and fill-in.
To further support this lesson there are READING COMPREHENSION WORKSHEETS on some of the most common scams at:
COMMON SCAMS STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF
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Michael K. Powell