Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense

  • Clusters: Human Services
  • Pathways: Consumer Services
  • Courses: Dollars and Sense
  • Grade range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Consumer, Consumer Services, Consumer Service Careers, Investigate, Reuse, Recycle, Conserve, Natural Resources, Government Regulations, Consumer Practices, Money Management, Services Careers, Dollars and Sense, Project, Financial Resources, Human Services, Saving the Environment, Saving for the Future, Human Resources, Family Budget, Risk, Emergency, Insurance, Budget, Credit, , Regulations and Taxes, Introductory Lesson: Dollars and Sense, Housing, Rent, Home Ownership

Description

Dollars and Sense focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, money-management processes, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.
This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.

Resources

Scope and Sequence

Resource ID: 19431 Grade Range: 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Dollars and Sense course scope and sequence within the Human Services Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS are included. This scope and sequence may be adapted or adopted by the local education agency.

Unit 1: Management of Individual and Family Resources

Resource ID: 19994 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop and apply management of financial resources in planning for a family budget. Students will estimate the annual budget of raising one child.
Resource ID: 20014 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will investigate the differences between major and minor financial decisions, compare sources and costs of credit, and understand how money management skills are important in everyday life.
Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: 20094 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate management of individual and family resources such as finances, food, clothing, shelter, health care, recreation, transportation, time, and human capital.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 2: Management of Financial Resources

Resource ID: 19911 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will explain the advantages and disadvantages of credit.
Resource ID: 19939 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, student focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, money-management processes, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.
Resource ID: 19969 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify savings opportunities and financial planning.
Resource ID: 19994 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop and apply management of financial resources in planning for a family budget. Students will estimate the annual budget of raising one child.
Resource ID: 20023 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate management of financial resources to meet the goals of individuals and families across the life span.
Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: 20089 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify skills and attributes necessary for sustaining a chosen lifestyle.
Resource ID: 20158 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will learn how to reduce risks to their assets. Part of the lesson is focused on insurance and reducing risks when emergencies occur. The other part of the lesson concerns the importance of keeping safe personal records.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 3: Consumer Skills for Housing Needs

Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: 20129 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will describe factors that affect housing choices, distinguish between different types of housing, compare the pros and cons of renting and buying a home, and learn the steps necessary to make the transition from renting to home ownership.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 4: The Consumer and the Economic System

Resource ID: 20052 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will  analyze relationships between the economic system and consumer actions. 
Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 5: Environmental Sustainability

Resource ID: 19727 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will analyze the relationship of the environment to family and consumer resources by researching environmental trends and issues that may affect their future.  They will identify government regulations for conserving natural resources.
Resource ID: 19968 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will describe what one can do as a consumer to implement behaviors that protect our environment.
Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 6: Employability Skills

Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: 20152 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Dollars and Sense, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.

Unit 7: Career Exploration

Resource ID: 19725 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will integrate knowledge, skills and practices required for careers in consumer services by identifying various careers in the consumer services field and distinguishing roles and functions for specific careers. 
Resource ID: 20079 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this introductory lesson, students will review the course TEKS and student expectations and explore the coherent sequencing of CTE courses available in their district and their campus. Students will also recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Dollars and Sense.
Resource ID: 20089 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify skills and attributes necessary for sustaining a chosen lifestyle.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.