This is an 8-10 day interactive simulation to teach students about budgeting and real life finances. This simulation would be best used at the end of a financial literacy/personal finance unit.
Students will be given a profession as well as the salaries that that profession would earn. With this purchase you will receive a student packet with instructions, tasks and journal prompts as well as a culminating activity. You will also receive a teacher's guide complete with day by day instructions, all the materials you will need for the simulation and an alternate culminating activity for students who need some extra scaffolding.
The wages, rents and expenses have been backed up by research and are as realistic as possible. These wages are relevant to where I live, so if necessary - you could edit them to fit your location if there are large discrepancies.
You will receive each file as a PDF or an editable Word Document.