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Living on Your Own

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Independent living can be fun, but also overwhelming if you don't know how to budget your income and expenses. Go over the ways that kids can manage their money as they take a huge step into adulthood with a project-based activity about...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Multiunit Housing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If you smoke cigarettes in an apartment or condominium complex, the secondhand smoke can travel through walls, ventilation systems, and plumbing to your neighbors' homes. Learn more about the ways smoking can affect those living in...
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Reading For Rent Advertisement

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine an advertisement. In this language arts lesson plan, students use the for rent advertisements to select an apartment that meets their needs.
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Factors To Consider When Looking For Housing

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss their housing options and factors which affect housing costs. Using the newspaper as a resource, students compare and contrast the prices of housing options. Working with partners, students compare and contrast their...
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My Living Arrangements

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners identify various housing options, focusing on rental vs. purchase and short vs. long term. With a partner, students discuss their housing situation. Once their discussion is complete, learners write a brief paragraph weighing...
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Moving Out

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students determine their cost of living.  In this determining their cost of living lesson, students think of ten necessary things they would need if they moved out of their parents house.  Students research the cost of renting an...
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Proof Sheet

For Students 7th - 9th
In this career worksheet, students identify and calculate their expenses if they had an apartment. They figure how much money they should save each month and budget.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare aspects of daily life from the mid-19th century with those of today to contrast life then and now. They study newspaper advertisements for housing and clothing from then and now and create and illustrate their own...
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For Students 3rd - 6th
In this ESL homeowners learning exercise, students examine vocabulary and read about owning homes in the United States. Students then respond to 8 matching questions, 6 multiple choice questions, and complete 4 activities.
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Word Meanings From Context

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this word meanings activity, students use context clues from each of five selections to choose the multiple choice word meaning for each of the following five words: chic, fortify, heinous, linchpin and lucrative.
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Native Son Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, learners respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Richard Wright's Native Son. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Budget Mania

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine examples of budgets and explore the difficulties of living on a budget. The hands-on activity offers an opportunity to experience a real life application.
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How to Get Rich Slowly

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover how to budget in order to live in today's world. Allocating their resources is of prime importance in the monthly budget. They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan to figure out their monthly budget.
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Victorian Homes Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate British Society in the 19th century by examining Victorian style homes. In this world history lesson plan, students observe photographs of both rich and poor Victorian homes and discuss the main differences between...
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Real Estate Agent

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this occupation worksheet, learners read a paragraph about a real estate agent named Margaret. They then answer 5 true or false questions about the paragraph. Finally, students write a paragraph explaining what Margaret should do if a...
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Hello Working World

For Students 7th - 12th
In this occupation and cost of living worksheet, students choose an occupation, determine their monthly income, and complete the graphic organizer to determine income and costs of living expenses.
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Beginning Sentence Completion: 23

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this sentence completion worksheet, students fill in the blank for 1 word in a sentence about time. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Financial Planning

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students research possible careers. They determine typical starting income for the career. Using collected information, students develop a budget for their starting income. Students consider car payments and research the process of...
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Possessive Apostrophes Worksheet 3

For Students 8th - 10th
In this grammar worksheet, students add an apostrophe wherever necessary in two paragraphs. Students check their answers when completed.
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Class of 2000 - Student Loans

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students determine how they will finance their postsecondary education. In this student loan lesson, students create spreadsheets that help them budget their first year of college. Students identify methods to fund the budgets and...
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Vocabulary Quiz: Word Meaning

For Students 5th
In this vocabulary worksheet, 5th graders choose the correct word to complete 8 sentences, with immediate online feedback.

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