3 activities that help students understand the stock market! No prior knowledge needed!
The stock market is very complex, but is an essential life skill. This file contains 1 introductory page that briefly defines a stock market and 3 introductory activities. The activities are watered-down simulations of buying and selling stock. The activities introduce students to stock price changes, profit, stock brokers, and commission. The activities are very student-friendly and engaging and are meant to provide a foundational understanding of the stock market in its most basic form. The students will love acting out buying and selling stock to make a profit, and this experience is one they will remember!
This packet for grades 6 and up requires students perform operations with decimals as well as find the percent of a number. The packet for grades 3-5 is the same as this one, but includes only whole numbers and doesn't involve percents.