Financial Literacy: Having Fun with Stock Data includes an interactive presentation that teaches students how to analyze stock data. In a culminating activity students select stock based on data.
A great companion to any stock game! This bundle contains 3 informative, interactive, easy-to-understand, hands-on lessons and presentations.
Step-by-step student directions on how to find a stock and how to analyze stock data are reviewed. The Having Fun with Stock Data
presentation is peppered with questions for students to investigate as they follow along. It also contains links to video clips and charts that reinforce learning. As a culminating activity students are required to analyze on-line stock data and make stock selections. This lesson allows for differentiated learning.
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Lesson 1 – “Having Fun with Stock Data"
This informative, interactive, easy-to-understand PowerPoint presentation sparks students’ interest. It includes links to video clips and on-line charts, and is peppered with questions for students to investigate as they view the presentation.
Lesson 2 – “Locating Stock Data”
This presentation demonstrates how to find stock by company name, stock symbol and industry, as well as by the use of an on-line stock screener. The stock screener creates a bigger pool of companies to choose from, companies that students may not be familiar with, like biotechnology, aerospace or even gold.
Lesson 3 – “Choosing Stock”
In this assignment students will use everything they have learned in “Having Fun with Stock Data” and “Locating Stock Data” to complete an in-depth analysis of 3 stocks.
Access to the Internet
* How to access on-line sites to research stock
* How sectors, industries and companies are organized
* How to locate stock data by company name, symbol or industry.
* How to find and use the following data to analyze stock
Summary – Stock Data
Charts – Basic and Interactive
News – Headlines & Press Releases
Company Information – Including Historical Information
Analyst Coverage & Opinions
Ownership – Major Holders
Students will learn the importance of the following data when analyzing and selecting stock:
1 Yr. Target Est.
Dividend & Yield
It takes approximately 5-7 class sessions to complete all three lessons in this bundle.
*Instructions are included for adjusting the difficulty of this assignment.
*Aligned with National Personal Finance Standards
Stock Data Task Cards
Having Fun with Stock Data Test
This lesson is part of a unit on Investing
This lesson is part of a dynamite unit on Investing. The complete unit is a great hands-on way to teach students the ins and outs of researching, selecting, and tracking stock and mutual funds. It is loaded with fun, hands-on lessons, informative presentations, crosswords, and on-line flashcards, games and quizzes.
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