ERIC Number: ED190441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
How Dollars Make Cents. Teacher's Guide [and] Student Materials.
Auman, L. Charles
This unit provides secondary school students with methods for comparison shopping of savings institutions. It contains both student materials and teacher's guide and is designed for individualized instruction. Approximate time for the unit is six hours. Activities include analyzing cartoons, defining the terms "savings" and "interest," listing long-term and short-term reasons for saving money, surveying advertisements of savings and loan institutions, and calculating simple and compound interest through algebraic formulas. The activities are presented in dialogue form with cartoon illustrations. The teacher's guide includes reproducible pre- and posttests and worksheets with keys and lists materials needed. (KC)
Descriptors: Algebra, Consumer Education, Economics Education, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Centers (Classroom), Mathematics Education, Money Management, Purchasing, Secondary Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka.
Authoring Institution: Project Consumer Operations Survival Training (COST), Easton, KS.