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Financial Literacy - Careers and Income

Life Skills:

  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
3 class periods that run 90 minutes each.


 

Summary:
Introduction of how one goes about selecting a career, sources to use when researching numerous careers, the impact of career choices on income, financial stability, goals and dreams. Identify the benefits of education, training and personal skills (SCAN Skills) needed in careers. Practice filling out job applications, what to include in a resume, the hiring process, how to interview, employer expectations, benefits offered to employees, hidden costs of a job, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur or self-employed.

Main Curriculum Tie:
General Financial LiteracyStrand 2
Students will understand sources of income and the relationship between career preparation and lifetime earning power.

Materials:
Teacher Outline List of Activities Rubric

Attachments

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to understand how one goes about selecting a career, sources to use when researching numerous careers, the impact of career choices on income, financial stability, goals and dreams. Identify the benefits of education, training and personal skills (SCAN Skills) needed in careers. Practice filling out job applications, what to include in a resume, the hiring process, how to interview, employer expectations, benefits offered to employees, hidden costs of a job, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur or self-employed.

Instructional Procedures:
Print out the following: Teacher Outline List of Activities Rubric

Bibliography:
Neffe High School Planning Program www.practicalmoneyskills.com www.handsonbanking.org www.financialeducation.us www.bankhs.com

Author:
Nicole Reitz-Larsen

Created Date :
May 31 2005 15:28 PM

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