Save time and money by purchasing this Personal Finance course bundle! This product includes an array of Personal Finance materials that can all be purchased individually in the Business Girl store. By purchasing the bundle you will save 20% off the individual unit prices. Each of these products is meant to cover a semester of Personal Finance.
The following products are included in the bundle:
Personal Finance Tests, Study Guides, and Review Games Personal Finance BellringersPersonal Finance Reading Comprehension QuizzesPersonal Finance Portfolio (A Project-Based Learning Tool)
Individual Product Descriptions:
Personal Finance Tests, Study Guides, and Review Games
: All tests and study guides are in Microsoft Word, for easy modifications. This file includes 5 unit tests, 5 study guides, 5 modified tests, and links to 5 Kahoot review games and 1 Quizlet.
Unit tests included are:
Test 1: Careers, Employee Benefits, and Taxes
Test 2: Money Management Test (Budgeting, Saving, and Banking)
Test 3: Investments and Retirement
Test 4: Credit Test (Credit Scores, Credit Reports, Student Loans, Mortgages, and Credit Cards)
Test 5: Insurance (Auto, Health, Life, Disability, Long-Term Care, Identity Theft, and Homeowners/Renters)
Also included in this resource are modified versions of each test for students with an IEP or other needed accommodations.
Additionally, each test has a list of concepts for students to study as a study guide. The credit test also has a physical review sheet with practice questions.
A "Password" Review game in PPT is included for the Careers, Employee Benefits, and Taxes test. Further, the file Review Games has links to 5 Kahoot games and 1 Quizlet to prepare students for tests.
Personal Finance Bellringers
: This product contains a bellringer form, 5 slides on instructions for bellringers, and 40 Personal Finance bellringer questions with suggested answers. Bellringers are in an editable PowerPoint and the bellringer form is a PDF. Questions are written with complete sentences. Answers are not written in complete sentences. See the preview for the form and cover images for an example question. Bellringers are broken down by unit. Units include:
-Money Management (Budgeting, Banking, and Saving)
I have students complete the bellringer form by writing the question exactly as it appears on the board, then coming up with their own response. After students have had time to complete the question, we discuss the answer as a class. Students then have the opportunity to correct their answers as needed.
I love using bellringers because it provides structure to each class period. It also gives me time to take attendance and speak to students on an individual basis.
Personal Finance Reading Comprehension Quizzes
: This product contains 5 quizzes (1 quiz for each article), 5 answer keys, and a brief teacher guide that can be see in the Preview. Each quiz contains 5 questions that follow the ACT-style format. Course concepts covered include: taxes, student loans, car insurance, bankruptcy, and banking.
***This product does NOT contain the actual articles. The link to each article are below. I do NOT own the actual article.
• Click each hyperlink to view the article.
• Have students read each article and take the 5-question quiz. Keys are located on the 2nd page of each quiz.
• Discuss the article and key concepts as a class.
“Student Loan Debt, With Little to Show For It”, by Alison Damast
"How To Shop For Car Insurance" by MarketWatch
"Does Your Teen Need to File a Tax Return?" By Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP
"I Filed Bankruptcy at 23" by Amanda Chatel
"Introduction to Depository Institutions": This information sheet is available on the website FEFE Arizona. You must have a free account to view.
Personal Finance Portfolio (A Project-Based Learning Tool)
: Integrate technology into your classroom with this project-based learning (PBL) tool. A portfolio is the perfect way to accelerate learning as students curate new knowledge and apply Personal Finance course concepts. This is a comprehensive project that can be used throughout the semester in a Personal Finance course. Students will create a Prezi or Google Slides that will demonstrate their understanding of course concepts. Course concepts covered include:
Buying vs. Renting
Investing and Retirement
Financial institutions and account types
This project is designed for students to apply course concepts to the real world. A rubric is also provided for grading. All files are 100% editable in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint so that you can easily adapt this project to meet the needs of your students. Please see the preview for a completed student portfolio sample.
***Note to buyer: This bundle does NOT contain PPTs, activities, etc. to teach the material. While there are Personal Finance materials available in the Business Girl store this product is limited to the resources listed above.
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