Challenge your gifted and talented to play the “game of life” and survive financially during their first year in college. This concept-based unit allows students to “earn” an inheritance from a distant relative by repurposing items from a barn. With this “money,” students find affordable housing, transportation, furnishings, and other essentials. Then the “game of life begins with monthly reoccurring expenses, opportunities to buy additional necessities and/or wants, as well as challenges or opportunities that will either cost or earn them money. Students will keep a “check register” to track their finances and learn ups and downs of living on their own and being a responsible adult. The unit culminates with a product produced to show what they’ve learned from this simulation.
This product includes:
*Essential questions and enduring understandings
*Process and 21st Century skills addressed
*Formative and summative assessment strategies
*Detailed lesson plans for the entire unit
*Links to Internet sources to go with the activities
*Student handouts and resources for all activities
*Materials to play the “game of life”
*Planning template for the culminating product
*Culminating product rubric
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