Reading Through History is pleased to present the Teacher’s Edition of “Personal Finance: The Path to Financial Literacy”.  A concise teacher’s manual to all things related to Personal Finance.

This workbook includes 75 pages of student activities related to various
personal finance topics. It includes 14 individual lessons, as well as two fifty-question post-assessments. There is also an answer key for each activity and test. This is the go-to resource for any teacher needing to teach students a personal finance unit. The book covers all requirements included in most programs related to personal finance. It is sure to be an almost perfect fit for any classroom, be it elementary, middle school or high school. Each lesson has several pages of student activities to accompany the reading, including multiple choice questions, fill-in-the-blank activities, vocabulary exercises, and student response essay questions.

The lesson topics include (but are not limited to): earning an income, setting a budget, taxes, financial service providers, saving for retirement, borrowing money, and choosing a home. Other lessons also focus on consumer fraud, bankruptcy, gambling, and charitable giving.

We have multiple purchasing options available.  “Personal Finance” is available through Amazon by following the link below.  Or, if you prefer, it is available to purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by selecting the appropriate icon.

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Unit One:

This is Unit 1 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, Earning an Income, Careers and Jobs, Paying Taxes, Understanding Deductions, and setting a budget are discussed. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a two page reading describing the material in a clear and straight forward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 

 


Unit Two:

This is Unit 2 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, Income Taxes, the IRS, Banking Choices and Services, and Other Financial Service Providers (such as stock brokers and mortgage companies) are explained. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a one or two page reading describing the material in a clear and straightforward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 


Unit Three:

This is Unit 3 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, checks and debit cards are discussed, along with various forms of saving and investing, including bonds, mutual funds, and stocks. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a two page reading describing the material in a clear and straightforward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 

 


Unit Four:

This is Unit 4 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, saving for retirement, credit and credit scores, and methods of borrowing money are discussed. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a two page reading describing the material in a clear and straightforward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 

 


Unit Five:

This is Unit 5 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, consumer fraud (and the dangers associated with it) and owning a home versus renting (advantages/disadvantages) are explained. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a one or two page reading describing the material in a clear and straightforward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 

 


Unit Six:

This is Unit 6 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, risks, insurance, and bankruptcy are discussed. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a one or two-page reading describing the material in a clear and straightforward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 

 

 


Unit Seven:

This is Unit 7 of Reading Through History’s Personal Finance course. In this unit, gambling, the dangers associated with gambling, philanthropy, volunteering, and charity are discussed. Each lesson (broken into two) contains a reading describing the material in a clear and straightforward manner. The material is followed by reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, a guided reading activity, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (60 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 

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