Lesson 4: Banking
on the Future
Time Required: 30 minutes
on the Future Student Reproducible 4 (PDF);
Your Money in Motion Classroom Poster (PDF);
Finance Guide (PDF) for each
Students will understand the many ways in which banking affects
their lives and learn the definitions of common financial literacy
- Distribute Banking on the Future Student Reproducible
4 and direct your students to the vocabulary on the front cover
of the Student Finance Guide. Then read through the lesson
with your class.
- Direct students to the "My Financial Goals" and
"Charting My Future" budgeting activities in the center
of the Student Finance Guide. Encourage students to use
their guides to help them think through their financial situation.
- Have students write a journal entry describing what they've
learned as a result of completing this unitwhat do they
now know about banks, banking, and bankers that they didn't
know before? What else do they want to know? How might they
find out more?
Social Studies: Production, Distribution,
Economics: Limitation of Resources;
Decision Making; Interest Rates; Income
English: Workforce Demands; Communication
Financial Literacy: Money Management;
Income; Savings and Investing; Spending
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