Class #1 (Monday, August 25)--One Hour Delay

Topics
  • Course Introduction
  • Blue Star School Recognition
  • Personal Finance Questionnaire
Handouts
  • Course Intro and questionnaire



Graded Assignments
  • Personal Finance Questionnaire (5)

Class #2 (Tuesday, August 26)--One Hour Delay

Topics
  • Unit 1 "Your Financial Plan: Where it all Begins"
  • Register for Simulation "Knowledgematters.com//vb
Handouts
Graded Assignments
  • Unit 1 Outline (5)

Class #3 Wednesday August 27

Topics
  • Review Unit 1 Notes
  • Decision Making--What Car should Jennifer buy?
  • Simulation --Review Lesson #1
Handouts
  • Decision Making--What Car should Jennifer Buy?
Graded Assignments
  • What Car Should Jennifer Buy (5)
  • Simulation Lesson #1 (10)

Class #4 Thursday August 28

Topics
  • Chapter 28 Managing Personal Finances--Glencoe.com
  • Fill- in Blank
  • Simulation Lesson #2 Finding a Job
Handouts
  • Intro to Business Text
  • Chapter 28 self checks
Graded Assignments
  • Simulation Lesson 2 (10)

No School Friday 8/29, Monday 9/1--Labor Day


Class #5 Tuesday September 2

Class Topics
  • Review Unit 1
  • Unit 2 Outline Making a Budget
  • Chapter 28 Self checks
Handouts
  • Chapter 28 Self Checks
Graded Assignments
  • Unit 2 Outline/Multiple choice/crosswordS (15)
  • Chapter 28 Self checks (5)

Class #6 Wednesday, September 3

Topics
  • Review Units 1 and 2
  • Glencoe.com Chapter 28 Concentration
  • Analyzing Pay stub--Unit 2 Packet
  • Financial Sim--Introduce Choosing a checking account
Handouts
  • Unit 2 packet already distributed
Graded Assignments
  • Unit 2 Packet when completed (15)

Class #7 Thursday, September 4

Topics
  • Complete Chapter 2 Study Guide/Multiple Choice
  • Sim Lesson #4 Checking Accounts
Handouts
  • Already distributed Unit 2 Packet
Graded Assignments
  • Sim Lessons 2 and 3 (20)

Class #8 Friday, September 5

Topics
  • Review Units 1 and 2
  • Crossword in Unit 2 packet
  • Sim Lessons Getting A Credit Card,
Handouts
  • 2 crosswords Unit 1 and 2
Graded Assignments
  • Unit 2 Packet (15)
  • Record sim lessons 2,3

Class #9 Monday September 8

Topics
  • Introduce Cashflow Transactions
  • Complete Auto Mechanic/Police Officer Transactions
  • Continue with Sim Lessons
Handouts
  • Cashflow Problems
Graded Assignments
  • Auto Mechanic/Police Officer (10)

Class #10 Tuesday September 9

Topics
  • Review Cashflow Transactions
  • Auto Mechanic review problem
  • Introduce Sim Project
Handouts
  • Mechanic Cashflow Problem
Graded Assignments
  • Cashflow Problem (5)

Class #11 Wednesday September 10

Topics
  • Preview Test Questions
  • Discuss Payment Decisions
  • Discuss Investment Decisions (return, starting early)
  • sim lessons--Introduce insurance

No Handouts today
Graded Assignments
  • Record 3 Cashflow problems
  • Sim lessons 4,5 due Friday.

Class #12 Thursday September 11

Topics
  • Friday Test Reminder
  • Introduce Check Register problem 5-2

Introduce tax lesson
No Handouts
No Graded Assignment

Class #13 Friday September 12

Topics
  • Test Units 1, 2 and Cashflow
Handouts
  • Test
Graded Assignments
  • Unit 1,2 cashflow test (100)
  • Record Sim lessons 4,5 (20)

Class #14 Monday September 15

Topics
  • Return Chapter 1 and 2 Tests
  • Review simulation project grading
  • Introduce competing a check register
Handouts
  • Check Problem 5-2
Graded Assignments
  • Problem 5-2 (5)

Class #15 Tuesday, September 16

Topics
  • Introduce Reconciling a checkbook
  • Complete Module #5 Outline
Handouts
  • Bank problems from business math book
  • Module #5 Outline
Graded Assignments
  • Module 5 Outline (5)

Class #16 Wednesday, September 17

Topics
  • Review chapter 5 outline
  • Review Reconciling a checkbook
  • Complete Problem from blue book
  • Introduce Sim Lesson Paying taxes
Handouts
  • Blue Book/Corresponding problem
Graded Assignments
  • Bank reconciliation Problem (5)

Class #17 Thursday, September 18

Topics
  • Final Reconciliation Problem --Meridian Bank
  • Multiple Choice attached to notes
Handouts
  • Meridian Bank Problem
Graded Assignments
  • Meridian Bank Problem (5)

Class #18 Friday, September 19

Topics
  • Glencoe checking account chapter fill in blank
  • Self Check #1
  • Financial Football
No Handouts
Graded Assignments
  • Recorded Sim lessons 6,7 (20)
  • Recorded Unit 5 Notes (5)
  • Recorded four bank problems (20)

Class #19 Monday, September 22

Topics
  • Chapter 28 SG and Fill in Blank
  • sim Lesson Risk/Return
No Handouts
No Graded Assignment

Class #20 Tuesday, September 23

Topics
  • Complete chapter 28 Concentration
  • Preview Test Thursday
  • Financial Football
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments
Class #21 Wednesday, September 24 (Early Dismissal)
Topics
  • Run sim lesson 28 5 years
  • Illustrate the economic cycle and growth potential
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #22 Thursday, September 25

Topics
  • Final Test review
  • Complete Integrated bank problem
  • Financial football
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #23 Friday, September 26

Topics
  • Test on Unit 5 and chapter 29 banking
  • Financial Football
Handouts
  • Banking Test
Graded Assignments
  • Banking Test (100)
  • Begin recording Financial Football Results

Class #24 Monday, September 29

Toics
  • Return Banking Tests
  • Introduce Credit
  • First page Unit #2 Credit Outline
Handouts
  • Unit #2 Outline
Graded Assignments
  • Unit 2 Outline (5)

Class #25 Tuesday, September 30

Topics
  • Continue with Credit Outline
  • What does a statement really say
Handouts
  • What does a Statement really Say
Graded Assignents
  • What does a statement really say? (5)

Class #26 Wednesday, October 1

Topics
  • Continue with review of credit notes
  • What does it really cost calculations
  • Look at Bankrate information
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #27 Thursday, October 2

Topics
  • Review page 4 of study guide assessment--matching
  • Review Credit Drives America
  • Moneytalks4teens.ucdav---banking/credit jeopardy (Banks/Bricks)
Handouts
  • Credit Drives America multiple choice
No Graded Asssignments

Class #28 Friday, October 3

Topics
  • Review Credit Notes
  • Complete Credit Multiple choice Study Guide
  • Record moneytalks4teens jeopardy
Handouts
  • Multiple choice Study Guide
No Graded Assignments

Class #29 Monday, October 6

Topics
  • Test Preview
  • Calculate Tax problems from Sim
Handouts
  • Simulation Tax Directions
No Graded Assignents

Class #30 Tuesday, October 7

Topics
  • Search for car prices KBB.com
  • Complete Financial Football, Credit jeopardy
No Handouts
No graded Assignments

Class #31 Wednesday, October 8


Topics
  • Credit Test
  • Introduction to Investing
Handouts
  • Credit Test

Graded Assignments

Class #32 Thursday, October 9


Topics
  • Review Intro to Investing questions
  • Look at stock quotes finance.yahoo

No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #33 Friday, October 10

Topics
  • Complete/Review Chapter 3 Outline
  • Provide time to complete Credit Jeopardy (Moneytalks4teens)
  • Financial Football
No Handouts
Graded Assignments
  • Moneytalks4teens (15)
  • Financial Football (15)

Monday/Tuesday October 13/14 No School Prof Development


Class #34 Wednesday October 15

Topics
  • Review Unit 3 Outline on Investing
  • Saving and Investing for Students From SEC Booklet
  • Investing For Retirement Simulation
Handouts
  • Saving and Investing Outline
Graded Assignments
  • Saving/Investing Outline (10)
  • Sim Lesson Investing for Retirement (10)

Class #35 Thursday, October 16

Topics
  • Review Saving/Investing Outline
  • Chapter 29 Fill In Blank/Multiple Choice Glencoe.com --Savings
No Handouts
No Graded Assignmens

Class #36 Friday, October 17

Topics
  • Review Investing Outlines
  • Chapter 30 Fill in Blank/Multiple Choice--Investing
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #37 Monday October 20

Topics
  • Review Savings/Investing Outline/Notes
  • Glencoe.Com Fill in Blank/Multiple choice Chapter 30
No Handouts
Graded Assignments
  • Update Financial sim Lesson Grade

Class #38 Tuesday, October 21

Topics
  • Test Preview
  • Glencoe.com Fill in Blank/Mulltiple Choice Chapter 31
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #39 Wednesday, October 22 (Early Dismissal)

Topics
  • Test Preview
  • Investing Assessment from NEFE Book
Handouts
  • Assessment 5-2
No Graded Assignments

Class #40 Thursday, October 23

Topics
  • Investing Test
  • Complete Insurance Outline
Handouts
  • Investing Test
  • Insurance Outline
Graded Assignments
  • Investing Test (100)
  • Insurance Outline (5)

Class #41 Friday, October 24

Topics
  • Return Investing test
  • Review Insurance Notes
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #42 Monday, October 27

Topics
  • Complete auto insurance discussion
  • Financial Entertainment.org---Financial Games
No Handouts
No Graded Assignments

Class #43 Tuesday, October 28

Topics
  • Complete financial games
  • Complete and record financial sim project
No Handouts
Graded Assignents
  • Financial Sim Project (100)

Class #44 Wednesday, October 29

Topics
  • Jumpstart Survey
  • Department Survey
  • Provide grades to students
Handouts
  • Jumpstart Survey
Graded Assignments
  • Grades for completion of surveys (10)