3-16/3-20: 2 Articles
3-30/4-3: 2 Articles
4-6/4-10: 2 Articles
4-13/4-17: 2 Articles
4-20/4-24: 1 Article/ Debt Snowball Paragraph
4-27/5-1: 1 Article/ Compounding Interest Paragraph
5-4/5-8: AMI Make-Up Work
5-11/5-15: AMI Make-Up Work
Students must complete two current event news articles a week. These news stories can be from the television, radio, magazine or any other news source.
Name: _____________________ Date: _____________ Period: ______
Personal Finance/Economics- CURRENT EVENTS WORKSHEET
Directions: Find a news event related to the economy/personal finance. Read/watch the article/headline and fill out the statements or answer the questions below.
Topic of Article/Headline: __________________________________
WHO is this article about? ____________________________________________________________
WHAT is this story about? List two important facts from your article/headline story.
WHEN did this story take place? _________________________________________________________
WHERE is this event or issue occurring? (Specify city, country, region, etc.)________________________
WHY is this story important? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Remember to complete 1 news events for each week)
Assignment 1: Current Events Article
Assignment 2: Debt Snowball
Write 2 paragraphs explaining the debt snowball method. Explain what it is and what is the best way to implement this method. In your opinion is the debt snowball method a good technique to help eliminate debt?
Assignment 1: Complete 1 Current Event Article
Assignment 2: Compounding Interest
Write 2 paragraphs explaining the power of compounding interest. What is compounding interest? How does it work? Is it better to start saving earlier or later to accrue compounding interest?
AMI Make-UP Work
AMI Make-Up Work