1st Financial Lit - Fall 2021-S1 Assignments

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Identity Theft Exam in Google Classroom

Identity Theft Exam

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Identity Theft Study Guide in Google Classroom

Identity Theft Study Guide

If you are in class I will pass out a paper copy. Test will be Friday, 12-3. 

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Identity Theft Project in Google Classroom

Identity Theft Project

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Consumer Protection Laws in Google Classroom

Consumer Protection Laws

Please turn in your assignment here on the topic that your group picked. 

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Investing Exam in Google Classroom

Investing Exam

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Index and Mutual Funds Project in Google Classroom

Index and Mutual Funds Project

Please turn in your Index and Mutual Fund project that we started last week in here. 

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Real Estate Project in Google Classroom

Real Estate Project

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Precious Metals in Google Classroom

Precious Metals

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Credit Exam in Google Classroom

Credit Exam

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Credit Study Guide in Google Classroom

Credit Study Guide

This is only for people who are out or virtual! Everyone else should have a paper hard copy and we will go over in class. If you need help please refer to the notes I reposted on Friday. 

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Student Credit Activity in Google Classroom

Student Credit Activity

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Credit Score and Home Loans in Google Classroom

Credit Score and Home Loans

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Credit Card Choices in Google Classroom

Credit Card Choices

Use your credit card shopping spree Google Slides and notes to complete this assignment. 

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Credit Card Shopping Spree in Google Classroom

Credit Card Shopping Spree

Complete and turn in, we will discuss this in class on Friday. 
Possible sites to shop: www.newegg.com, www.bestbuy.com, etc. You may have to search around for unblocked sites to shop and share with your classmates.

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

Find a financial or business related current event, summarize in your own words, and prepare to share with the class. 

Possible websites to use: 
www.marketwatch.com 

https://finance.yahoo.com/

https://www.foxbusiness.com/

https://www.cnn.com/business

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Checking Account Articles in Google Classroom

Checking Account Articles

Choose 1 of the topics and complete. 

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Budgeting Exam in Google Classroom

Budgeting Exam

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Setting up Budgets in Google Classroom

Setting up Budgets

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College Budgeting  in Google Classroom

College Budgeting

This is the college budgeting assignment we have been working on this week. Please turn in here. If you need to make changes do so today. 

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

IMPORTANT - READ THIS -----> I am at a FALCON FBLA Conference today. Please turn in your Daily 10 like we did when we were virtual. It is due by 3:30 today  and will count as your employability points for the day!

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Spending vs Saving in Google Classroom

Spending vs Saving

Read the 2 articles below and use as reference for your work today. You will type a 1 FULL page paper, 12 point or smaller Calibri or Times New Roman font, single spaced, normal margins, in your own words about the 2 articles below. You can summarize what was said and then talk about your opinion and/or whether or not you are a spender or a saver. I will be back tomorrow and we will discuss these in class as well. 
http://www.moneycrashers.com/psychology-of-money-saving-spending-habits/ http://www.gallup.com/poll/168587/americans-continue-enjoy-saving-spending.aspx

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Daily 10 in Google Classroom

Daily 10

IMPORTANT - READ THIS -----> I am at a GBEA Conference today. Please turn in your Daily 10 like we did when we were virtual. It is due by 3:30 today  and will count as your employability points for the day!

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

IMPORTANT - READ THIS -----> I am at a GBEA Conference today. Please turn in your Daily 10 like we did when we were virtual. It is due by 3:30 today  and will count as your employability points for the day!

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Dave Ramsey's Guide to Budgeting in Google Classroom

Dave Ramsey's Guide to Budgeting

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Tax Exam in Google Classroom

Tax Exam

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VIRTUAL - Tax Study Guide in Google Classroom

VIRTUAL - Tax Study Guide

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VIRTUAL - Tax Study Guide in Google Classroom

VIRTUAL - Tax Study Guide

If you are out with covid you can turn this in virtually. Otherwise you will have a paper copy in class.

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1040 Practice 2 in Google Classroom

1040 Practice 2

Complete on a new 1040 and turn in here. 

Jaye Britton works part-time as a Certified Nursing Assistant while working on
obtaining her nursing degree in college. She does not want $3 to be contributed
to the Presidential Election Campaign.

She is not in the military. She can be claimed as a dependent on her parent’s tax
return. Her parents pay for her health insurance so she has no tax penalty. Jaye
is in no hurry to get her refund, so she doesn’t complete that portion of the
tax return that asks for her banking information.

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1040 Practice in Google Classroom

1040 Practice

We will complete this together in class today. Attach your PDF file here and turn in when complete.

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Popular Tax Deductions in Google Classroom

Popular Tax Deductions

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Calculating Taxes - VIRTUAL STUDENTS ONLY in Google Classroom

Calculating Taxes - VIRTUAL STUDENTS ONLY

You will only do this electronically if you are virtual due to covid. Everyone else will be required to turn in a paper hard copy I will provide in class.

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!

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Tax Facts Research in Google Classroom

Tax Facts Research

You may work in groups of up to 3 on this project. Please make sure everyone's name is on the Google Slides. You only need to submit one copy per group. If you are in a group but not the person submitting the assignment please turn in a blank one with a comment that you worked with ______________ person.

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!

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College and Career Exam in Google Classroom

College and Career Exam

This exam is open notes, you are welcome to use any work or notes but not other classmates.

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Daily 10 in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10




This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!



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College and Finance Questions in Google Classroom

College and Finance Questions

Use what you learned from class discussion, notes, your project, and Google this week to answer these questions.

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!

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College and Career Choices in Google Classroom

College and Career Choices

Complete and turn in. Use the notes, posted video, and Google to help.

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!



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Virtual Job Interview in Google Classroom

Virtual Job Interview

This is ONLY for those who did not complete the job interview in person at school. If you already completed your job interview then ignore this assignment.  Due by 3pm Monday!


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You will record yourself completing your job interview. Please make sure that I can hear you clearly and that your little brother or sister is not screaming in the background :) When I did this last year when we were out virtual some students preferred to have a parent or family member ask them the questions, that is perfectly fine, or if you would rather do it by yourself that is fine too. 
If you mess up, you may start over and turn in the recording that you are satisfied with. 
20 points - Remember to introduce yourself first and state your name. 
60 points - After that you will need to talk for 60 seconds about yourself. Remember you are telling me about yourself, and how you would make a good employee. Possible things to mention: clubs, sports, favorite subjects, giving back through community service or missions and how all of those things make you a better person and a better worker. Try not to have any long pauses, avoid saying "umm", etc. 
20 points - Lastly pick any question of the job interview question sheet that you want to answer and answer it in a sentence or two. 
Relax, remember this is about you, don't feel like you have to memorize it word for word!

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Daily 10  in Google Classroom

Daily 10

This must be turned in by 3:00 pm each day to get your Employability Skills points and this counts as attendance for the day! If I do not get this you will not be marked as present for the day!

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Employability Skills Exam in Google Classroom

Employability Skills Exam

Exam is open notes! You may also use my website!

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Employability Skills Study Guide in Google Classroom

Employability Skills Study Guide

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Resume Writing in Google Classroom

Resume Writing

Complete a resume using the attached presentation and links to help guide you. Resumes should be completed on a Google Doc. 

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Building Keyboarding Skills in Google Classroom

Building Keyboarding Skills

I know some of you that have had me before may have done this in the past but you can never have too much practice typing. The first "test" will take you 5 minutes and each lesson after that should only take 1-2 minutes each. I want you to use the Print Screen button in the top right of your keyboard to take a screen shot of each lesson score when you finish. Paste this on each slide.

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Succeeding in the World of Work in Google Classroom

Succeeding in the World of Work

This will be completed on paper (hand written) and turned into Ms. Rentz at the end of the block. You should have time to finish but you will turn in even if you do not and I will grade you on what you turn in. Please print your name so that I can read it and give you credit when I return.

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Job Interview Questions in Google Classroom

Job Interview Questions

If you had my class in the past you know how this works, please let your neighbors know if they need help. When I return I will call each of you up to do a mock job interview. I have done this for years and have had many students come back and tell me it helped them on their job interview and I have pulled many common questions that students get asked over the years. Yes I know that some of you may have a parent or uncle who owns a business and you got a job just by saying, hey I want a job, but at some point you will face a real job interview. 


When answering the questions you can take it from the point of view that you are in high school, or that you are just graduating college. Have a place in mind that you would like to work when answering the questions. 



The first question, "tell me about yourself" should be a SOLID paragraph. You need to be prepared to talk at least 60 seconds about this topic. This is your chance to talk yourself up, tell me what is amazing about you....maybe you are strong in math, maybe you have good people skills, maybe you are very organized or have good computer skills, maybe you help out at your church or boys and girls club, maybe you play a sport, etc. Then go into a little detail about how each thing makes you an excellent hire. For example, if you play football you could say " I play football for GA and it has taught me that hard work and dedication pay off in the end, and it has helped me become a good team player and work on building my leadership skills. I feel like all of these things will help me be successful working here at _____."


All of the questions after the first question only need to be a sentence or two. 


Don't let the last question catch you off guard, if you say nothing it will not look good. It pays to do a little research on the company you are applying for a job at so that you can ask at least 1 good question about the company.

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intro Google Slides in Google Classroom

intro Google Slides

Hey guys, 


I am quarantined so I will be out at least the rest of this week. I will be checking and grading assignments! Please be on your best behavior for Ms. Rentz!