How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8

How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
How Credit Cards Work: Math and Social Studies Unit Grades 6-8
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Every single student needs to understand how credit cards work. Financial Responsibility is so important! This 1-week unit will introduce students to critical concepts and credit card lingo.

This unit includes:
* Common Core State Standards for Math and Social Studies Grade 6 - 8
* Essential Questions
* Learning Targets
* History of Credit Cards (installment buying in the 1920s, Roaring Twenties, post WWI)
* Credit Card Benefits and Limitations
* Credit vs. Debit
* Credit Card Lingo (Vocabulary)
* Word Search
* 2 Credit Card Math Activities (students make a purchase, then calculate their monthly balance and interest accrued
* Anatomy of a Credit Card (all of the critical parts of the physical card)
* Final Reflection Questions (students refer to their activities and decide if/how they could have lowered their payments, the costs and benefits of a credit card, etc.)
* Answer Keys are also included.

I guarantee, your students will NOT forget this unit!

Please download and and enjoy!

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