Your students will love learning about the uses and costs of credit with this engaging, no prep reading activity! This is perfect for adding literacy to your social studies curriculum because it’s academically-aligned for ELA and for social studies. Plus, it’s so easy to use that you can even leave it for sub plans!
The objective of this activity is for students to be able to understand the uses and costs of credit.
This objective and resources aligns with Georgia Standards of Excellence, but can supplement many state standards.
➊ Passage (leveled for 6th grade)
➋ Graphic Organizer
➌ Main Idea & Supporting Detail Prompt
➍ Matching Activity
➎ Multiple Choice Activity
➏ Answer Keys
❏ Georgia Standards of Excellence
✓SS6E13. Understand that a basic principle of effective personal money management is to live within one’s income
✓d. Understand the uses and costs of credit.
❏Common Core ELA
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.2 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
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