Week 8 ending 10/19

Monday

15 minutes to work on your skill packet. This is going to be counted on Qtr 1 because the qtr does not end until 11/2.

Learning Target: I understand how the Stock Market Works.

Then we will get registered for the Stock Market Game.

Buy one stock in a company. You can use Wikipedia to find the stock market symbol.


Tuesday

If you are not here because of a field trip, spend 15 minutes on your skill packet.

15 minutes of skill packet time.

Learning Target: I can list some companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Buy some stock in one of the Dow Jones listed companies. <link>

Complete the Moodle >Risk Analysis Survey


Wednesday/Thursday

15 minutes of skill packet time

Finish the risk assessment survey and spend your remaining money using those percentages (alternatively, create a new profile and use that you invest according to the robot)


Friday

15 minutes skill packet time

Learning Target: Student can calculate payments, total interest paid and calculate the cost of two of the three type of loans: Student Loans, Automobile Loans, Home Mortgage.

Here is the <link> to the loan payment calculator


 

Week 7 ending 10/12

Monday

No School


Tuesday

In Class:

Skill Packet time 15 minutes. Get one page done.

·         Learning target: We will understand and be able to calculate using an app how making regular deposits into an account takes advantage of Compound Interest.

HO  compound-interest

Then using this applet  <link>

HW

Any missing work?


Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

In Class

Skill Packet time 15 minutes. Get one page done.

Finding a place to stash your money

Learning Target: I can describe the differences between a checking account a regular savings account and a Certificate of Deposit.

This is outlined in Moodle> Savings AKA Pay Yourself First, but we will do this together.

HW

Any Missing work?

If we get everything done on before the end of class on Friday, we will complete the Risk Tolerance Survey in Moodle

Week 6 ending 10/4

Monday:

In Class:

Setting up your online bank account and making a deposit.

Learning Target: I can reconcile my checking account register and the  bank statement.

Finishing the Green How to do your banking checking account portion.


Tuesday

Learning Target: I can work with Simple Interest

We need to do some problems around this idea/skill

HO


Wednesday

Learning Target: I can explain how compound interest is related to simple interest and calculate an account balance that pays interest according to different compounding periods

HO


Thursday

Where to put your money to earn interest

Finding a Bank/Credit Union

Practice with this week’s calculation work in Moodle. Due Friday 10/12


Friday

No school for you.

Week 5 ending 9/28

Monday

In class:

Presentations of your find an apartment project.

I went through your slides on Saturday. If you did not have 12 slides completed, I entered a missing grade in MMS. If you complete this work before Monday @ 8AM, send an email and I will remove the missing grade entry so it won’t reflect on your progress report. I’ll enter your grade Monday afternoon after the presentations.


Tuesday

In Class:

A video to think about your spending

Learning Target: I can building a budget using a spreadsheet.

We will do this on paper and then set up a spreadsheet for your future use.

I am tied up in a meeting after school today


Wednesday

In Class:

Sample Budget Template <Make a Copy link>

We will finish yesterday’s work

New ideas:

Learning target: I understand what it means to pay yourself first and to build an emergency fund.

We’ll watch this:

and read short article.

 

We will set up an account with a simulated online bank


Another video that s worth watching on your own.

Here is a < link > to Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps towards Financial Freedom.


Does anyone still need to do a presentation?


Thursday

In Class:

Learning Target: I can write a check to someone and endorse a check three ways.

Make a deposit in the online bank

I am tied up in a meeting after school today


Friday

In Class:

Learning target: I can maintain a checking account.

Green Banking book.

 

Week 4 ending 9/21

Monday

In Class:

Finishing The Roommate Budgeting assignment that we started on Friday

When you get finished: Go to Moodle> Find an Apartment assignment.  This is due by the start of class on Thursday. You will present what you found that day.

Some places to look for apartments

https://craigslist.org

https://www.zillow.com/rent/


Tuesday

Skill Packet 1 Work time (15 minutes)

Completing the Find an Apartment assignment and your presentation.


Wednesday

Skill Packet 1 Work time (15 minutes)

Completing the Find an Apartment assignment and your presentation.


Thursday

Find an Apartment Presentations (One Minute Min-Two Minute Max)


Friday

Skill Packet time

If we did not get to someone’s presentation we will do that first.

Learning Target: I can building a budget using a spreadsheet.

 

Week 3 ending 9/14

Monday

In Class:

Learning Target: I can complete a 1040EZ Income Tax Return Form

We will also log onto Moodle and Identify three important things to keep in mind when looking for a city to live in.


Tuesday

In Class:

Learning Target : I can find a percent of change.

Graded Work: Writing your own percent of change word problem. Use the Moodle Discussion Forum/Not a Google Doc.

We will also continue looking for places to live.

 

 

 

Personal Finance Week 2 ending 9/7

Parents/Guardians/Concerned Adults: If you want to see these assignments, go to http://www.danlemay.net/moodle2019_2020/ and log in as a Guest. Let me know if you have any questions etc.

Monday No School


Tuesday

Learning target: I can calculate net (takehome) pay.

An example/A practice problem

Graded work: Use the job you found last week Complete a pay check calculation.

HW

This work if you are not finished.


Wednesday

Goal: Set up your Moodle Account.

Optional: Attempt the Percentage Practice Exercise set. You will want to do your set up on paper.

Learning Targets:

Students will be able to

  • Recognize important factors to consider when deciding where to live and whether to have roommates
  • Identify steps to renting an apartment, the costs associated with renting, and reasons to invest in insurance
  • Research the cost of various utilities and make decisions about whether they’re necessary

Complete Moodle Assignment: Read Article and submit a list of your important considerations

Begin Moodle>  Finding a Place to Live


Thursday

Working on Moodle> Find a Place to Live.

Submit this work through Moodle.


Friday

Finish Find a place to live.

You can also complete the Optional Percentage MOM work for a grade (I may assign this to you if I think you need the challenge)

 

Personal Finance Week 1 ending 8/31

 

Monday No school for you
Tuesday No school for you
Wednesday In Class:

  • What works for you?
  • Needs vs Wants

HW:

  • Get the Course Expectations signed.
  • Get your acceptable use form signed and turned in.
Thursday In Class:

Learning Target: We will be able to use a job search web site to find a job and complete a job application.

Find a Job Activity <link> (25 points)

Complete a job application <link>  (25 points)

 

HW

  • Course Expectations Signature
  • Get your acceptable use form signed and turned in
Friday In Class:

    • Learning Target: We will be able to calculate Gross Pay and Take-Home pay after deductions.
    • Handout for Notebooks

    HW:

HW:

  • Course Expectations Signature
  • Get your acceptable use form signed and turned in