Personal Finance, Budgeting, and Planning Monthly Project

Rated 4.7 out of 5, based on 274 reviews
274 Ratings
The Classroom Sparrow
Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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35 pages
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Used this to end my unit. Easy to use and great ending Project for the students to apply their skills.
I really liked that I could use parts of this resource throughout the semester to help support my students to better understand personal finance.
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  1. Engage your students and broaden their personal financial literacy with the various activities included in this GROWING bundle. The activities included will assist students to make real-life choices about things like insurance, groceries, utilities, purchasing a vehicle, etc. based on their income.
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This is a personal finance project useful resource for students in a business class or any other subject area where simple math skills or real-life budgeting examples are needed. Students will learn how to manage and plan their own finances, establish and follow a budget as well as personal financial management. Going digital? Grab the digital version of this activity HERE.

This lesson gives students some insight into what it's like to live on their own, and understanding the cost of living! A teacher instruction page has been included to help you organize how you might like to present the information to your students.

What's included?

• Teacher instruction page

• Initial guess sheet

• Project outline

• Mini-lessons

• Supplementary handouts

• Optional activities

• Editable templates

• Editable rubrics

This lesson set reinforces practical money skills and teaches the budgeting process in a fun and engaging way. Students will learn the differences between "need" and "want" items, and will experience what it's like to live on their own!

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What other teachers have said about this resource...

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Natalie said, I appreciate that this is a simple approach to career explorations; it makes it easier to use across multiple grade levels.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Holly said, This resource was incredibly easy for my students to learn and for me to figure out. I really liked how the author set it up for teachers.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jessica said, I used this with both my older middle schoolers and my high schoolers and it has worked wonderfully for both groups. It is very easy to differentiate difficulty and meet all my students' needs. I also really love having them write a classified ad and getting a reference letter from a friend!

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Total Pages
35 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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