Learning Targets:

  1. Review percentages increase and decrease
  2. Learn how to make a budget

Monday, October 29, 2018

  • Catch up on everything!
  • Start your Expense Tracking sheet today
  • Check out the Budget Assignments
    • Math review of percentages
  • Open your Money Management journal and answer these questions:
    • Google defines inpulse shopping as: "An impulse purchase or impulse buying is an unplanned decision to buy a product or service, made just before a purchase. One who tends to make such purchases is referred to as an impulse purchaser orimpulse buyer."
    • 12. Do you ever buy on impulse? If so, when and usually where?
    • 13. How can you stop impulse buying?

Did You Know: Lake Superior contains ten percent of all the fresh water on the planet Earth.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

  • Bell Ringer: (Turn in Journals on Friday)
    • Journal Topic:
    • 14. Being very specific and writing down your SMART goals research shows that you are more apt to complete those goals. Explain why or why not you believe this. Do you think by writing down and planning these goals help you?
  • Please fill out these two forms
  • Create SMART Goals Step 7 in the Budget Assignments

Did You Know: Lake Superior covers 82,000 square kilometers or 31,700 square miles..

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Happy Halloween (1/2 day)

  • Bell Ringer:
    • Journal Topic:
    • 15. Google the Federal Reserve. What is their main purpose?
    • 16. "Hand to mouth" is an expression that you spend everything you earn. Do you want to live "hand to mouth"? What is wrong with living "hand to mouth"? How will you stop that way of living?
  • Start your personal budget by downloading this template
  • Directions to this budget
  • Review the vocabulary words

Did You Know: The average depth of Lake Superior is 147 meters or 483 feet.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

  • Bell Ringer:
    • Journal Topic:
    • 17. What surprised you when keeping track of your expenses this week?
    • 18. What are your money habits?
    • 19. How might your current spending habits impact your future spending option

Did You Know: There've been about 350 shipwrecks recorded in Lake Superior.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - Veterans Day

  • Bell Ringer:
    • Journal Topic:
  • Wrap up day - Update portfolio
  • Review the vocabulary words

Did You Know: There's enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America with water a foot deep.

Have a great weekend!

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Ayn Rand