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Students will identify how investment scams work, go inside an investment scam pitch, and create an ethical dilemma.
Law In Society (COS) 2. Differentiate between ethics and law using research results. Determining consequences of illegal and unethical conduct.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
The students will: 1. Develop an ethical dilemma appealing to teenagers. 2. Create and share a well thought out comic posing or exemplifying the ethical dilemma.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
61 to 90 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Teacher-made handout (Refer to attached document CreatingAnEthicalDilemma.doc) Paper OR word processor Writing utensil
Technology Resources Needed:
Computer Word processor Internet access Projector
Teacher may opt to teach Unit 4 Lessons 1-4 from the Personal Finance for the Economics Classroom: A Teaching Guide for Econ Instructors. This is a free resource that can be requested by following the link provided below: Financial Literacy 2010
Teacher observation Student completion of project
Students may post their ethical dilemma comic on the school or teacher web site.
Have student complete an activity from Unit 4 Lessons 1-4 from the Personal Finance for the Economics Classroom: A Teaching Guide for Econ Instructors. This is a free resource that can be requested by following the link provided below: Financial Literacy 2010
Each area below is a direct link to general teaching strategies/classroom
for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.