Name of Unit: Risk and Protection
Summary of Unit:
Students will analyze choices available to consumers for protection against risk and financial loss.

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
Essential Questions:
Students will know… (Content)
Students will be able to….
  • Distinguish between government bonds and corporate bonds
  • Discuss the need for insurance
  • Identify the types of vehicle, property, life and health insurance

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