Wednesday – June 21, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 3:  Act:  I’m prepared, now what?

OBJECTIVES

WE KNOW:

There are different options available to finance your post – secondary education to achieve you future career goal.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The need to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the proper way to create a resume with references.
  • Create and format an appropriate cover letter.
  • Complete a job application.
  • Identify resources for job availability
  • Identify the steps necessary for a successful interview.

Key Terms: Employment letters, resumes, job applications, employment websites, job interview. networking, references, using resources to locate jobs, job search techniques (cold calls, blanket letters, job search websites, want ads).

Agenda:

  1. Unit II Test
  2. Your Guide to Resume Writing – your-guide-to-resume-writing
  3. Assign: reference-assignment
  4. Start Typing Resumes

 

Tuesday – June 20, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 2 – WE KNOW:

The importance of saving and investments strategies to achieve financial goals to help finance post-secondary opportunities.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

Strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor, and control credit.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify and explain when and why credit is used.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each type of credit.
  • Determine how one earns a good credit score and report
  • Examine consumers’ legal rights and responsibilities when dealing with credit.

Objective 4:  Students will understand strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor and control credit.

Essential Understanding 

  1. Understand individual credit score and report.

Key Terms: Credit rating, credit bureaus/reports; Ethics, secured and unsecured, truth-in-lending, fair credit reporting

Agenda:

  1. Discussion:  Credit Reports and Scores PowerPoint
    1. Note-Taking Guide: Link
  2. Review:  Isabella Langley Credit Report Case Study
    1. Story: 1-4-2-e1
    2. Credit Report: 1-4-2-e2
  3. Everfi – Credit Score
  4. Assign: Credit Report Worksheet – 1.4.2.A2 (front page only)
  5. Complete All Missing Everfi’s & other missing work
  6. Resume Video and Handout

Monday – June 19, 2017

Block 1 & 2

WE KNOW:

The importance of saving and investments strategies to achieve financial goals to help finance post-secondary opportunities.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

Strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor, and control credit.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify and explain when and why credit is used.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each type of credit.
  • Determine how one earns a good credit score and report
  • Examine consumers’ legal rights and responsibilities when dealing with credit.

Objective 4:  Students will understand strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor and control credit.

Essential Understanding 

  1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of types and use of credit.

Key Terms: Credit, bankruptcy, sources of credit, types of credit; Credit rating, credit bureaus/reports

Agenda:

  1. Review: Understanding a Credit Card Statement
  2. Discussion:  Credit Reports and Scores PowerPoint
    1. Note-Taking Guide: Link
  3. Assign: Everfi – Payment Types
  4. Assign: Understanding Credit Cards Worksheet (page 23-24)
  5. Complete Missing Everfi’s (Investing is due today)

Friday – June 16, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 2:  Prepare:  Career and Life Planning  

OBJECTIVES

WE KNOW:

The importance of researching and comparing financial aid options for ones’ post-secondary education and how to apply-qualify for them.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

How to evaluate saving and investments strategies to achieve financial goals.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Distinguish between different saving and investing options.
  • Recognize the risk/reward relationship.
  • Determine the effect of time on investment.

Objective 3:  Students will evaluate savings and investment strategies to achieve financial goals.

Essential Understanding 

  1. Analyze which savings tools are appropriate for reaching different financial goals.
  2. Compare the characteristics of savings tools.

Key Terms: Certificate of deposit, checking account, depository institution; liquidity; money market deposit account, savings account savings tools, tiered interest rates

Agenda:

  1. Discussion: Investment Strategies
    1. Note-Taking Guide: investing-notetaking
    2. PowerPoint: SAVING & INVESTING
  2. Finish Missing Everfi’s
  3. Discussion:  Credit and Credit Cards PowerPoint
    1. Note-Taking Guide: understanding_credit_cards_note_taking_guide_2-6-3-l1
  4. Complete Missing Assignments
    1. College Research w/ Summary
    2. Scholarship Research
    3. Savings Tools Worksheet

Thursday – June 15, 2017

Block 1 & 2

WE KNOW:

The importance of saving and investments strategies to achieve financial goals to help finance post-secondary opportunities.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

Strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor, and control credit.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify and explain when and why credit is used.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each type of credit.
  • Determine how one earns a good credit score and report
  • Examine consumers’ legal rights and responsibilities when dealing with credit.

Objective 4:  Students will understand strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor and control credit.

Essential Understanding 

  1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of types and use of credit.

Key Terms: Credit, bankruptcy, sources of credit, types of credit; Credit rating, credit bureaus/reports

Agenda:

  1. Complete Everfi – Savings
  2. Savings Tools Worksheet
  3. Everfi – Investing
  4. Complete any Missing Assignments:
    1. Scholarship Research
    2. College Research w/ Summary
    3. Everfi – Higher Education & Banking
  5. Gallup Speaker