| Life Skills | Buying a Car | Car Payment | Budget | Insurance | Registration | Budget | Reading | Writing | Math|
What student doesn't dream of the day they get to buy their first car? Although the idea of buying a car can seem fun and exciting, many students are often unprepared for the many nuances that come with this complex endeavor. Whether it involves getting the best deal, filling out loan applications, or paying for registration / insurance, purchasing a car can be overwhelming for even most adults! Help ease the fear by teaching your students about real world literacy and budgeting skills with this PRINT AND GO packet. Filled with tons of detailed activities and real world car shopping experiences, students will get to truly understand the process in a level that makes sense to them.
For this lesson, internet use is recommended so students can navigate the online shopping experience themselves. With websites for car shopping and evaluation, students can use technology to help them arrive at the best deal for themselves.
- New vs. Used Nonfiction Text
- Organizer for Pros and Cons of Owning a New vs. Used Car
- Vehicle Registration Sample Scenario
- Authentic Replication of a Vehicle Registration Form
- Car Insurance Nonfiction Text with True/False Questions
- Car Insurance Deductibles Worksheet
- Car Research Prompts For a Variety of Cars (To Help Find Cars For Sale)
- How Much Is That Car Worth? (To Help Find the True Value of a Car)
- I Found the Perfect Car....I Think (Extra Car Value Practice)
- My Favorite Car Research Activity
- Loan Application Sample Scenario
- Blank Loan Application
- Car Vocabulary With Word Bank
- True or False Worksheet
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