This is a great intro unit or a fun 1-2 day activity for students to understand real life budgeting, finance and economics. This assignment has students plan 2 different weddings with 2 different budgets. Each wedding has rules and a budget amount that students must stay under for the wedding they plan. The lesson is a fun way for students to learn basic economic concepts (opportunity costs, tradeoffs, cost/benefit) while being creative in planning their future weddings. Students will research over 20 wedding expenses.
The unit includes:
Websites & resources, 2 different budgets, summative questions, handouts, state standards, essay test questions, pre & post questions
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