Shady Sam Loan Agreement Activity

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In this activity, students examine details of a payday loan agreement to understand its various components. Then, they answer questions using the agreement.    ...

Shady Sam Video Teacher Tip

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Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) Fellow Amanda Volz explains how she uses the interactive finance game Shady Sam in her classroom. Watch for some great tips on how to implement and modify this resourc...

Shady Sam Reflection Worksheet

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Click to download this Reflection Worksheet for Shady Sam, a game that challenges students to take on the role of a loan shark, using strategies to maximize their profits at the expense of their borro...

Five-Paragraph Essay Discussion Prompts & Pause Points

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Before the Movie What do you think is the purpose of a five-paragraph essay? (Predict) What do you hope to learn about it to improve your writing? (Set goals)    During the Movie (Pause P...

Helping Kids Understand the Black Lives Matter Movement

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The accompanying blog post for our Black Lives Matter Protests movie provides guidance and strategies for teaching this topic.  The following suggestions from The Child Mind Institute article, Raci...

Scientific Process Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Scientific Process, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate...

Barack Obama Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Barack Obama, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate ...

Research Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Research, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prio...

Relative Dating Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Relative Dating, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activa...

Cancer Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Cancer, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prio...