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Investing Basics

In these lessons, students will learn key financial terms and some basics rules to help them manage their money. Students will also learn investment vehicles and how to structure different types of investment portfolios.

  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    BBI1O/BBI2O – Introduction to Business
    MBF3C – Foundations for College Mathematics
    GWL3O – Designing Your Own Future
    GLS4O/GLE4O/GLE3O – Advanced Learning Strategies: Skills for Success After Secondary School
    CLE 3M – The Individual and the Economy

Lesson Plan

Debt: Benefits and Costs

This lesson introduces students to the concept of “debt.” After examining the costs of different types of debt and the effect on purchase prices, students determine whether debt is worthwhile.

  • Grade Level: 7
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    Mathematics, grades 1­–8 (2005)
    Social Studies, grades 1–8 (2013)

Lesson Plan

All money present and accounted for!

In this lesson, students compare rates and calculate return on various investment vehicles. Students will develop skills with percentages and banking, as well as how to research.

  • Grade Level: 8
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    Mathematics, grades 1-8 (2005)

Lesson Plan

Cost of borrowing

In this lesson, students will learn how to read a credit card statement and the cost of using credit cards.

  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    BBI1O/2O – Business Studies
    HIF1O/2O – Exploring Family Studies
    HIP4O – Personal Life Management
    MEL3E – Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life
    CIE3M – The Individual and the Economy

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