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Personal Finance and Social Studies Incorporating Personal Finance Themes in Social Studies

Todd Gragg is an educator, presenter, author, and podcaster. He is married to Mrs. Stephanie Gragg (an Instructional Coach and Title 1 Coordinator at Midwest City High School as well as a photography business owner). Together they have 3 children (Bowman, Lorelai, & Cohen). Todd is passionate about the study of all things social sciences but especially loves U.S. History and Economics. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family and friends, reading, board games. and watching the Chicago Cubs.

THE LOGO GAME

  • Take Your Name Tent
  • Write Your Name
  • Draw a Logo You Love
  • Share Why You Love That Logo In Your Group

The Logo Game

  • I prefer Pepsi over Coke and Dr. Pepper
  • Nostalgia
  • My uncle drove a Pepsi truck around SE Oklahoma.
  • Makes me think of my grandparents.

A Journey Through the New State Standards!

Booker T. Washington

50 Cents and A Dream

The Depression Game

  • Get into 5 groups
  • Fill out your initial monthly expenditure form.
  • Don't forget the banker is available if you want to try to negotiate a loan.
PANDEMONIUM STRIKES!

Disaster has struck everyone; adjust your monthly income according to your new budget.

PANDEMONIUM STRIKES!

Disaster has struck again; adjust your monthly income according to your new budget.

PANDEMONIUM STRIKES!

Disaster has struck once more; adjust your monthly income according to your new budget.

PANDEMONIUM STRIKES!

Disaster has struck one final times; adjust your monthly income according to your new budget.

Discussion

  • What were your reactions to the pandemonium cards?
  • How hard was it to make your budget each month as you lost income?
  • How do you think this relates to the Great Depression?
Lunch Time!

Create Your Own PFL Integrated Engaging Social Studies Lesson Plan

  • Lesson Description/Purpose
  • Essential Question
  • Concepts
  • PFL Standards Addressed
  • Social Studies/History Standards Addressed
  • Objectives
  • Engagement Strategy
  • What Students Will Do
  • Assessment
Created By
Matthew Gragg
Appreciate

Credits:

Created with images by Mathieu Turle - "untitled image" • Connor McSheffrey - "untitled image" • Chronomarchie - "purse wallet money" • ractapopulous - "city disaster end of the world" • Comfreak - "cyclone forward hurricane" • Angelo_Giordano - "earthquake rubble l'aquila" • doctor-a - "volcano hawaii lava" • Alexas_Fotos - "one against all all against one discussion" • Christopher Jolly - "untitled image" • Devanath - "chess chessboard strategy" • Dylan Gillis - "untitled image"

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