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Insurance: Your Protection

Main Core Tie

General Financial Literacy
Strand 4 Standard 4

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Social & Civic Responsibility


Traquel Dayley


This unit is intended to help students understand the importance of avoiding, reducing, and transfering risk. Insurance is the best way to manage risk. (Correlates with NEFE).


Students will each need a copy of the learning log. The PowerPoint can be printed and used as a handout or projected with a LCD projector.

Background for Teachers


Student Prior Knowledge

No prior knowledge is needed for this lesson. The PowerPoint gives students the knowledge they need for the activity.

Intended Learning Outcomes

By the conclusion of this unit, students will be familiar with the different types of insurance and ways they will benefit from it. They will understand where to get coverage, how much to have, and how to keep premiums down.

Instructional Procedures


  • Insurance.ppt
    Presentation to guide lecture in Unit Six of NEFE workbooks. Student activities in the listening and learning log are connected to the PowerPoint.
  • Insurance_Listening_Log.doc
    This packet is intended to guide students through various items that will be discussed in the unit. Directions are given for each section when the time arises. (See teacher helps).


The attachments provided are the shell of this unit. The PowerPoint is played throughout the coverage of the content and the listening and learning log contains the activities.


NEFE (National Endowment for Financial Education, 2001. For free workbooks and teacher resources, contact NEFE at National Endowment for Financial Education High School Department 5299 DTC Boulevard, Suite 1300 Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (303) 224-3511

Created: 04/05/2004
Updated: 02/05/2018