This comprehensive unit covers includes 4 lessons and a summative assessment of the Stock Market for beginners. The unit includes:
-Defining what a stock is
-Comparing public and private companies,
-Identifying Ticker symbols,
-Defining a dividend
-Identifying Price/Earning Ratio & 52 week high and low
-Defining what an index is (learning the Nasdaq, Dow Jones, & S&P 500)
-Comparing active vs. passively managed funds
-Discussing what causes stock market fluctuation, behavioral consequences of investors, and the VIX index.
This unit is also topped off with an overarching summative assessment where the students will be able to showcase their overall understanding of the concepts.