Financial Planning In this module, students will learn basics of financial planning, including financial terms, strategies, and tools. They will also assess the application of these strategies in helping people manage their financial goals.
To launch the unit, print and distribute the unit quiz to assess students’ prior knowledge on financial planning. Students can also go to www.scholastic.com/nextgeneration/students to take the interactive version of the quiz and print their answers to launch a class discussion.
Students explore financial-planning terms, compare and contrast investment and money-management strategies of different characters, and examine how compounding interest works.
The Educator’s Guide, which includes tips for implementing the featured lessons and background information on financial planning, can be downloaded by clicking below. The Video Guide includes prompts to generate class discussions and help you integrate the video associated with each module into your lessons.