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2019 - 2020 Financial Literacy( and possibly Junior Achievement) and 2020 U.S.Elections

3 months ago

This class will be taught to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.  Students will study investing, savings, loans, advertising, and consumer trends using workbooks, the Stock Market game, South Carolina Business Review (radio broadcasts), Financial Football, loan and mortgage calculators, student-led classroom bank, Making Sense (PBS News hour by Paul Solman), internet articles, newspapers, and financial texts.  All students will receive information to help them gain and hold onto the elusive dollar.The students will also follow the election news as campaigning for the upcoming election cycle gets warmed up.