Name of Unit: Money Management
Summary of Unit:
Students will demonstrate an understanding of money management activities, budgeting strategies, and future financial decisions
Stage 1 Identify desired results( Destination)
Established Goals
  • Students will demonstrate
  • Students will learn to make decisions, solve problems and apply learning and reasoning strategies.
  • Students will understand and use a variety of technologies.

Other Goals
Common Core
State Frameworks/Competencies
Students will understand
  • The importatnce of creating a personal budget.
  • The decision making process
Essential Questions:
*Why do people create budgets?
When do individuals use the decision making process?
Students will know… (Content)
  • The components of a budget
  • Steps in the decision making process
Students will be able to….
  • Explain the basics of money management
  • Create a personal budget

Thinking and information processing

  • Recognize problems.
  • Devise and implement plans of action.
  • Generate new ideas through creative thinking.
  • Organize, interpret and communicate information.
  • Make decisions by specifying goals, considering risks and evaluating and choosing the best alternatives
  • Select the appropriate tool or equipment for the task, including computers and related technologies.
  • Use appropriate computer software applications for completing various jobs.


Stage 2: Determine Evidence for assessing Learning
(How will I know if they have reached the destination?)
Performance Task:
Other Evidence:
Individual Project Rubrics
Stage 3: Build Learning Plan
(Road Map)
  • Class/online discussion