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Financial Fitness for Life: Shaping Up Your Financial Future - Grades 6-8 - Student Workouts
     

Financial Fitness for Life: Shaping Up Your Financial Future - Grades 6-8 - Student Workouts

by Barbara Flowers
 

ISBN-10: 1561835455

ISBN-13: 9781561835454

Pub. Date: 06/01/2005

Publisher: National Council on Economic Education

Shaping Up Your Financial Future contains 17 action-oriented lessons where students make decisions about earning an income, saving and spending, using credit, and budgeting. Lessons include background information, preparation materials, student activities, and assessments to promote active learning. All lessons are tied to standards for personal finance and

Overview

Shaping Up Your Financial Future contains 17 action-oriented lessons where students make decisions about earning an income, saving and spending, using credit, and budgeting. Lessons include background information, preparation materials, student activities, and assessments to promote active learning. All lessons are tied to standards for personal finance and economic literacy. A Student Workbook highlights topics covered in each lesson and a Parent's Guide allows for additional reinforcement in the home. A companion web-site offers further information on the series and sample activities. Featured topics include:

  • Relating Education to income and standard of living, cost of spending vs. saving
  • Setting financial goals
  • Effect of taxes on consumers
  • Developing and managing a budget
  • Students also explore
  • How education can improve productivity
  • Why income levels differ
  • How to set goals
  • The effect of simple vs. compound interest
  • How inflation affects purchase decisions.
CD-ROM
This companion CD-ROM contains all of the content at all grade levels. The CD-ROM allows teachers to access and use the printed material in a searchable and customizable format and also includes 3 interactive student activities at each grade-level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561835454
Publisher:
National Council on Economic Education
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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