Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Classroom Lesson Plan
Finance / Banking: Dream Big – Money and Goals
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY:
Practical Money Skills
TIME TO COMPLETE: 60 Minutes
Most teens dream big when it comes to their futures, whether that dream is to buy a car, move out on their own or go to college. In this lesson, students will learn why short-term, medium-term and long-term financial goals are important; what steps they can take to reach those goals; and how to deal with common obstacles. By the end of the lesson, students will have a better understanding of how solid financial decision-making can help them achieve their life objectives.
- explore the purpose of financial goals
- discover the role of decision-making in achieving goals
- examine common obstacles to achieving goals
Provided by a joint venture between JET, True North Stars Perkins Consortium, IRRRB, and Story North Productions to be used with the Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Project, Finance/Banking Sector.