Lesson Plans December 2 – December 6
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
No School
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Apartments – Roommates
Students will be able to work through issues that could arise with roommates.
Discuss possible problems that could arise with roommates
Financial Feuds with Roommates Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Apartments – Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants
Students will be able to identify the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants.
Handout – Pages 10 and 11 of Living on Your Own Packet – Rights/Responsibilities
Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities Worksheet
Assignment: none
Thursday
Apartments – Calculating Costs
Students will be able to calculate appropriate monthly rent according to income.
Apartment Monthly Costs Worksheet
Assignment: none
Friday
Apartments – Finding an apartment
Students will be able to find and calculate the monthly costs for an apartment.
Finding Apartments Worksheet 1
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans November 25 – November 29
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Apartments – Lease
Students will be able to identify parts of a lease and pitfalls to watch for when signing a lease.
5 things to do before signing a lease: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLrr8nK4e60
Discuss some of the things found in a lease
Rental Agreement Worksheet
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Apartments – Lease
Students will be able to identify parts of a lease and pitfalls to watch for when signing a lease.
Go over Rental Agreement Worksheet
Do Rental Agreement Worksheet #2
Getting Out of Your Parents House – show page 11 on the board – discuss options, wants/needs, etc.
https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/loans/studentloans/myfirstapartment/  tips for apartment hunting
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Early Dismissal/Assembly
Assignment: none
Thursday
No School
Assignment: none
Friday
No School
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans November 18 – November 22
Upcoming Test/Projects: Investigating Pricing Quiz Thursday
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Thanksgiving Dinner
Students will be able to find information and costs associated with Thanksgiving dinner.
Thanksgiving Dinner Worksheet
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Career Speaker
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Thanksgiving Dinner
Students will be able to find information and costs associated with Thanksgiving dinner.
Finish Thanksgiving Dinner Worksheet
Review for Investigating Pricing Quiz (slides)
Assignment: Investigating Pricing Quiz tomorrow
Thursday
Investigating Pricing Quiz
Students will be able to compare costs for events and compare various options.
Investigating Pricing Quiz
Assignment: none
Friday
Apartments
Students will be able to identify things to look for in an apartment.
What should you look for when looking for an apartment? (Short student journal)
The True Cost of Renting a Place – Better Money Habits video https://www.khanacademy.org/collegecareersmore/personalfinance/pfhousing/pfrentingvbuyingtutorial/v/thetruecostofrentingaplace
Handout 2.1 – Renting a Place_Better Money Habits (goes with video)
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans November 11 – November 15
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Investigating Pricing
Students will be able to compare various pricing.
Finish worksheets on Phone/TV and Gym Memberships
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Investigating Pricing
Students will be able to compare and calculate pricing on movies and shows.
Movies and Shows Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Investigating Pricing
Students will be able to find information and costs for events.
Six Flags Texas Worksheet
Assignment: none
Thursday
Investigating Pricing
Students will be able to find information and costs for events.
Stub Hub Worksheet
Assignment: none
Friday
Speaker – PennDOT
Job opportunities after high school with on the job training
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans November 4 – November 8
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Summary of Banking
Students will be able to write checks, keep a checkbook register, make decisions about loans, and make choices about savings options.
Summary of Banking Packet
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Savvy Spending
Students will be able to distinguish between monetary wants and needs.
Practical Money Skills Lesson 11 – Savvy Spending
What would you do with a million dollars?
What spending wants do you have? What spending needs do you have?
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Investigating Pricing
Students will be able to compare phone and tv pricing.
Phone Options – investigate different companies and plans
TV Options – investigate cable, satellite, tv apps
Assignment: none
Thursday
Investigating Pricing
Students will be able to compare gym membership pricing.
https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/life/bestgymmembership/
Gym Membership Worksheet
Assignment: none
Friday
No School
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans October 28 – November 1
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Selecting a Banking Partner
Students will be able to pick a potential banking partner.
Discuss pros/cons of various banks
Students write a paragraph on which bank they want to put their money in and why
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Car Loan Payments
Students will be able to calculate a simplified version of a car payment.
Car Loan Rates Slide
Discussion of what affects the rate you have for a car loan, shopping around, etc.
Car Loans Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Student Loans
Students will understand the differences in types of student loans.
Discussion of various student loans  https://studentloanhero.com/featured/collegeloanshowdotheywork/
Comparing student loans for various payback terms: https://studentloanhero.com/calculators/studentloancomparisoncalculator/
Assignment: none
Thursday
Summary of Banking
Students will be able to write checks, keep a checkbook register, make decisions about loans, and make choices about savings options.
Summary of Banking Packet
Assignment: none
Friday
Summary of Banking
Students will be able to write checks, keep a checkbook register, make decisions about loans, and make choices about savings options.
Summary of Banking Packet
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans October 21 – October 25
Upcoming Test/Projects: Checks and Deposits Quiz Thursday
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Checks
Students will be able to write out a check and keep track of finances in a register.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGWQ7mTTOk – basics of banking
How to write out a check
Writing Checks Worksheet
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Deposit Slips and Bank Statements
Students will be able to write out deposit slips and read a bank statement.
Go over Checks Worksheet
Deposit Slips Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Bank Statements
Students will be able to interpret information from bank statements.
Bank Statement and Online Banking Slides
Worksheet from Banking Services Packet on Reading a Bank Statement
Review for Quiz tomorrow on Checks and Deposits
Assignment: Quiz tomorrow on checks and deposits
Thursday
Checks and Deposits Quiz
Students will be able to write checks and deposit slips. Students will be able to keep track of account balance in a check register.
Quiz
Assignment: none
Friday
Savings Options
Students will investigate various savings options.
Practical Money Skills: Saving for a Rainy Day
Discuss various savings options
Begin Savings Options and Scenarios Worksheet
Assignment: none
October 14  18
Business Week  no class
Lesson Plans October 7 – October 11
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Job Search Takeaways
Students will make note of what they have learned about job searches and interviews.
5 Takeaways from our discussion about jobs and interviews – students will write down 5 things they learned and want to remember for the future – this will be placed in their folders for reference
Discussion
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Mean, Median, Mode
Students will be able to calculate measures of central tendency.
Mean, Median, Mode Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Interpreting Graphs
Students will be able to interpret information from various types of graphs.
Interpreting Graphs Worksheet
Assignment: none
Thursday
Integers
Students will review adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers.
Review Integer Rules
Integer Bingo
Assignment: none
Friday
No School
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans September 30 – October 4
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Job Search
Students will share information about jobs and salaries.
Discussion of Job Search
Sample Job Applications
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Job Search Websites
Students will understand how to use various job search websites.
Job Search websites – LinkedIn, Indeed, Recruiter, SimplyHired
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Interview Practice
Students will be able to answer interview questions.
Interview Questions Survey
Assignment: none
Thursday
Interview Practice
Students will be able to answer interview questions.
Interview Questions Survey – Students will pair up and ask each other the interview questions
Assignment: none
Friday
Job Search Takeaways
Students will make note of what they have learned about job searches and interviews.
5 Takeaways from our discussion about jobs and interviews
Discussion
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans September 23 – September 27
Upcoming Test/Projects: Payroll Deductions Quiz Thursday
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Payroll Deductions/Net Pay
Students will be able to calculate net pay based on payroll deductions.
Payroll Deductions Worksheet 2  use Excel to create formulas to calculate taxes
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Payroll Deductions/Net Pay
Students will be able to calculate net pay based on payroll deductions.
Payroll Deductions Worksheet 2  use Excel to create formulas to calculate taxes
Start Payroll Deductions Worksheet 3
Assignment:
Wednesday
Payroll Deductions/Net Pay
Students will be able to calculate net pay based on payroll deductions.
Payroll Deductions Worksheet 3
Review for Payroll Deductions Quiz tomorrow
Assignment: Payroll Deductions Quiz tomorrow
Thursday
Payroll Deductions Quiz
Students will be able to calculate net pay based on payroll deductions.
Payroll Deductions Quiz
Assignment: none
Friday
Job Search
Students will look for potential jobs and the salaries associated with those jobs.
Find 5 jobs, the average salary and degree or training needed
Go to sokanu.com (can skip the test and go to careers)
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans September 16 – September 20
Upcoming Test/Projects: Quiz Wednesday on Gross Pay
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Gross Pay
Students will be able to calculate gross pay based on hours, overtime, salary, or commission.
Calculating Gross Earnings Worksheet
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Time Sheets
Students will be able to fill out a time sheet and calculate pay
Time Sheets
Assignment: Quiz tomorrow on Gross Pay
Wednesday
Gross Pay Quiz
Students will be able to calculate gross pay for hourly, overtime, per diem, and salary.
Quiz
Assignment: none
Thursday
Payroll Deductions/Net Pay
Students will be able to calculate net pay based on payroll deductions.
Payroll Deductions Worksheet 1
Assignment: none
Friday
Payroll Deductions/Net Pay
Students will be able to calculate net pay based on payroll deductions.
Payroll Deductions Worksheet 1
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans September 9 – September 13
Upcoming Test/Projects: Quiz Tuesday on Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Math for the Modern World
Monday
Percents
Students will be able to calculate percent.
Finish Percents Worksheet
Assignment: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Quiz tomorrow
Tuesday
Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Quiz
Students will be able to convert between fractions, decimals and percents. Students will be able to calculate discounts, sales tax, and tips.
Quiz
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Gross Pay
Students will be able to calculate gross pay based on hours, overtime, or salary pay.
Gross Pay Worksheet
Assignment: none
Thursday
Commissions Pay
Students will be able to calculate pay for working on commission.
Commissions Worksheet
Assignment: none
Friday
Gross Pay
Students will be able to calculate gross pay based on hours, overtime, salary, or commission.
Calculating Gross Earnings Worksheet
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans September 2 – September 6
Upcoming Test/Projects: Quiz next Tuesday on Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Math for the Modern World
Monday
No School
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Students will be able to convert between fractions, decimals, and percents.
Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Discounts and Sales Tax
Students will be able to calculate sale prices and sales tax.
Discounts and Sales Tax Worksheet
Assignment: none
Thursday
Restaurant Bills and Checks
Students will be able to estimate and calculate tips.
Tips Worksheet
Assignment: none
Friday
Percent Problems
Students will be able to solve problems involving percents.
Percent Problems Worksheet
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans August 26 – August 30
Upcoming Test/Projects: Adding/Subtracting Decimals Quiz Friday
Math for the Modern World
Monday
What do you already know? (Did not finish Friday because of class meeting)
Students will be able to write and discuss what they already know about the various topics we will cover this year.
Finish What do you already know? Worksheet  complete and discuss
Assignment: none
Tuesday
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Students will be able to add and subtract decimals.
Adding/Subtracting Decimals Vertical Worksheet
Assignment: none
Wednesday
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Students will be able to add and subtract decimals.
Adding/Subtracting Decimals Horizontal Worksheet
Assignment: none
Thursday
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Students will be able to add and subtract decimals in word problems.
Add/Subtract Decimals Word Problems Worksheet
Assignment: Quiz tomorrow on Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Friday
Adding and Subtracting Decimals Quiz
Students will be able to add and subtract decimals.
Quiz – Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Assignment: none
Lesson Plans August 22 – August 23
Upcoming Test/Projects:
Math for the Modern World
Thursday
First Day
Syllabus
Discussion: Where will we use math after high school?
Discussion: Stats and what they mean:
Day 1 Statistics Slides Flipchart (From: https://www.rd.com/culture/averageamericanstatistics/1/
Assignment: none
Friday
What do you already know?
Students will be able to write and discuss what they already know about the various topics we will cover this year.
What do you already know? Worksheet  complete and discuss
Assignment: none
