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Consumer Economics
Unit 3 Lessons
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Personal finance lessons

Monday oct. 17, 2005

  1. Warm Up:  What is income?  List people they think have high incomes?
  2. Reading 6.1 and answer the questions in 12 minutes
  3. Discuss answers
  4. Reading 6.2 as a class and discuss questions over this section
  5. In notes students are to list two types of incomes
    1. Work
    2. Use of property

6 Factors that lead to increased wages

1.      self-discipline

2.      hard work

3.      get along with others

4.      natural ability

5.      demand for that job

6.      education

 

Tuesday oct. 18, 2005

  1. Warm Up:  List 6 factors that lead to increased wages.
  2. Play the education game where I pull an occupation from the hat and they write down on paper the education requirement for that occupation
  3. Begin notes on education and jobs

 

Wednesday Oct. 19, 2005

  1. Warm up:
    1. How many hours a week are you allowed to work as a juvenile?
    2. How many hours of work before you get a 10 minute break?
    3. How many hours of work before you get a hour break?
    4. Are there restrictions in types of jobs you can hold?

 

  1. Complete the court case overhead and discuss
  2. Discuss professions and pay, show overhead of pay
  3. Go to lab and complete the career survey. Project Due Monday  Oct. 31            100 points

 

Thursday Oct. 20, 2005

  1. In classroom, Warm up #4 Write down a career you are interested in.  What are two parallel careers?  What type of training is needed for that career?

 http://www.coworkforce.com/LAB/

  1. complete career survey
  2. hand out project requirement
  3. give time to research in lab

 

Friday Oct. 21, 2005

  1. Discuss the project and give the occupational handbook website as research resource http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm , http://www.nycareerzone.org/
  2. What is Credit
  3. Complete credit
  4. Update portfolios

 

Monday Oct. 24, 2005

  1. What is credit 11.2 read and answer questions as a warm up

 

Tuesday Oct. 25, 2005

  1. Guest speaker  on credit reports

 

Wednesday Oct. 26, 2005

  1. Quiz over guest speaker notes
  2. Complete Credit
  3. Discuss project
  4. Update portfolios

 

Monday Oct. 31, 2005

  1. Complete Case Study on Credit card use
  2. Decide if the 8 examples of credit use by individuals are valid uses of credit.

 

Tuesday Nov. 1, 2005

  1. Credit warm up
  2. Credit notes on overhead
  3. Career Presentations
  4. Assign readings pp.46-48, 52-54, 55-57 and vocabulary A-C for Friday

 

 

Wed. Nov. 2, 2005

  1. presentations
  2. notes review on credit
  3. Notes on budgeting hand out parent checklist
  4. Assign Vocabulary A-C and notes on the three readings in the unit 3 outline

 

Thursday Nov. 3, 2005

  1. Guest speaker credit fraud

 

Friday Nov. 4, 2005

  1. 10 point quiz on credit fraud from guest speaker notes
  2. Check Vocabulary and notes 40 points 

Monday Nov. 7, 2005

  1. Warm up on Budgeting What are the differences between variable and fixed expenses
  2. Personal Budgeting notes
  3. Budgeting activities 20a and 20b

Tuesday Nov. 8, 2005

  1. Complete budgets
  2. Review for test

 

Wed. Nov. 9, 2005

  1. Test
  2. Reading and vocab. On Demand/Supply

 

Thursday Nov. 10, 2005

1. Wheat market game showing Demand side economics

 

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