Draft June 2012 Lesson Title – Planning a Financial Literacy Project Lesson Author – Barbara Turner Subject – Personal Finance Grade Level – 10-12 State Standard(s): 5.2 Practice leadership, citizenship and teamwork skills when developing and implementing collaborative projects Lesson Description This is a project-based lesson designed to guide students through the steps of planning a financial literacy outreach project. The lesson focuses on the students’ ability to apply personal finance knowledge to a project that educates a group in the community about personal finance. Instructional Objectives Students will use the FCCLA planning process to plan a personal finance community outreach project that will be carried out before the end of the semester. Activities Journal, short lecture/discussion via PowerPoint on the planning process and how to use it to plan a financial literacy project. Students will then work in groups for about 15-20 minutes as teacher monitors discussion. Groups will share ideas and make comments/suggestions to help each other. Classroom layout: Journal work individually, Whole group during PowerPoint, small groups for planning, and whole class for sharing. Desks will be grouped so as not to waste time moving to groups Materials, Resources, Technology FCCLA planning process, Examples of planning process, materials related to group topics, computer Student’s Present Level of Performance and Knowledge The students are aware of the Personal Finance Honors requirement of educating another group in the community about some aspect of Personal Finance. They are also familiar with FCCLA and its activities. They were introduced to the FCCLA Financial Fitness project, fcclainc.org, and have brainstormed several ideas as a group. In this lesson they will work in groups to expand on the topics they have selected. The project will take several days to complete but will be done some in class and mostly in PAT, before or after school. Lesson Set-Up: Journal – On screen when students enter the room. Handouts copied and placed in each group. Teaching Strategies: Daily re-looping of previously learned material, oral sharing of a written topic, cooperative learning Closure: Groups will share ideas and make plans for what needs to be done before next work session. Assessment(s): Formal and informal – Journal writing will be graded once they have five (20 pts each). Groups will be evaluated on planning process discussion. Students will also be assessed at the completion of the project by the teacher and group they teach. Each student is also evaluated using the State of TN CTE grading rubric on a scale of 1-4. Rubric posted in classroom. This is done on eTiger. Accommodations: This is an honors class and accommodations aren’t needed. Enrichment, Extension and Remediation: Groups not staying on target with their goals will come in to Draft June 2012 work on PAT times and after school. Notes..