Personal Finance Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on Personal Finance.
The Fine Print: Mastering Your Bank Statement
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Do some of your students have bank accounts but don't know how to read their monthly statements? In this activity, students will learn how to read...
Project: How To Buy A Used Car
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  • Budgeting
  • High School
Want to teach your students how to create a budget, conduct online research and comparison shop? This project on buying a used car hits the trifecta...
Activity: Creating a "Real-World" Budget
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Are you concerned that your students don't have a real grasp of what their cost of living will be post-high school or college? This Next Gen Personal...
Mexican American War Webquest
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
A webquest with 10 questions... answers may be found using the four links provided. The links include maps, text, and primary sources.
Financial Literacy: Video-Based Empowerment Lesson
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
Career Girls Empowerment Lesson Video Series: Financial Literacy (1:35 sec) This video is all about money: how to make it, spend it, and save it...
Activity: Master Your Online Checking Account
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Wondering why your students are giving you blank stares when you are explaining how to balance a check register? We all know that they are digital...
Case Study:  A Tale of Two Credit Scores
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  • Managing Credit
  • High School
In this NPGF Case Study, students take on the role of credit counselor and learn how to analyze credit profiles. They see the consequences that...
The Fine Print: Reading Your Pay Stub
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Are your students starting to get jobs and asking questions about their pay stubs? In this activity, students will complete an interactive exercise...
Activity: Select a City to Live In
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Do you ever hear your students discussing where they want to live after college without a realistic idea of what the cost of living is in that area?...
Project: Plan a Spring Break Trip
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Do you want to build your students' budgeting skills using a real-life scenario that they can use in the future? In this common core-aligned project...