Overview

FREE FOR K-12 TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND DISTRICTS

Build: Credit Fundamentals

Credit Awareness Lessons for High School

STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understanding Credit
  • Growing Credit
  • Acquiring Credit
  • Managing Credit
  • Credit Reporting

OVERVIEW

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Build: Credit Fundamentals is a digital program that helps students build knowledge about acquiring credit, growing credit, managing credit and dealing with fraud or inaccuracies with credit in effective ways. Students will learn to make wise decisions that support their current and future financial well-being, with an emphasis on building and maintaining good credit strategies. Help your students get started on the right path to financial success with a strong credit foundation!

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KEY DETAILS

GRADE LEVEL:9-12
BEST FIT:Economics, Finance, Business, CTE
NUMBER OF LESSONS:5
TIME PER LESSON / TOTAL DURATION:15-20 minutes / 1.5 hours
STANDARDS:Jump$tart Coalition’s National Standards for K-12 Personal Finance Education, National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, State Academic Standards
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LANGUAGESEnglish, Spanish

Preview the Lessons

Lesson 1

What's credit?

Students will gain an understanding of what credit is and what it means to be creditworthy.

Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Lesson 5

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