ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12), or Information Literacy (K - 12)
Title: I Owe, I Owe, So Off to Work I Go!
Calculating College Cost Repayment, Budgeting, and Finding Loan Forgiveness Sources
Description: Students often attend college and are faced with the mounting debt incurred from student loans. This lesson plan will guide through calculating repayment for students loans, preparing a monthly budget, and researching options for possible loan forgiveness.
This lesson plan contains a financial aid component.
Subject: Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12)
Title: How to Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Description: Students will research a career and determine educational options and understand how to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This lesson contains a financial aid component.
Subject: Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12), or Human Services (9 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: Let's Move to College
Description: Moving to college is exciting and stressful. Careful planning and budgeting prior to the move-in day will help eliminate the stress by preparing the college freshman for their new home away from home. Student awareness of financial aid opportunities provides transition from home-to-college with ease. This contains a financial aid component.
Subject: Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: My Future Life: Let's Get Real
Description: This lesson requires students to select a career and explore the requirements for their potential job. They will work with a reality life situation of married versus single, number of children and challenge events. Students will determine earnings, purchase a home, car and figure monthly living expenses. Students are to create a digital photo presentation to share their future life with classmates. There is a financial aid component embedded in this lesson, also this is a unit of instruction which will take approximately one week for completion.
Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12)
Title: Which College do I Choose?
Description: Students use estimated EFC's (Expected Family Contribution) to compare out-of-pocket costs for 3 colleges. This lesson includes a financial aid component.