1. Scope and Sequence: Money Matters

    • Resource ID: 19386
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Money Matters course scope and sequence within the Finance 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...
  2. Lesson Plan: Credit History and Ratings

    • Resource ID: 11848
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to credit scores, reports, and ratings. Through this lesson, students will explore the importance of their personal credit score and identity theft protection.
  3. Money Matters

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Money Matters, students will investigate money management from a personal financial perceptive. Students will apply critical-thinking skills to analyze financial options based on current and projected economic factors. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to establish short-term...
  4. Lesson Plan: Business Operations and Organizational Structures

    • Resource ID: 11482
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will learn to identify organizational and managerial structures of business, as well as levels and functions of management.
  5. Lesson Plan: Financial Planning in Business

    • Resource ID: 11484
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will learn to recognize important financial questions that must be answered in a business and explain essential financial statements.
  6. Lesson Plan: Foundation of International Business

    • Resource ID: 11488
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will define domestic and international business and explain the impact of global dependency on the United States economy.
  7. Lesson Plan: Production, Distribution, and Other Business Operations

    • Resource ID: 11492
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will learn about the production/manufacturing process and channels of distribution and intermediaries for goods and services.
  8. Lesson Plan: Prices in Private Enterprise System

    • Resource ID: 11502
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson provides an overview of how prices are determined in a private enterprise system and includes student activities.
  9. Business Management and Administration: Cultural Challenges in Global Business

    • Resource ID: 11504
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson focuses on students learning the basics of business ethics. Students will create a skit based on an unethical situation and the resolution to said situation. 
  10. Lesson Plan: World Market Economy

    • Resource ID: 11520
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will differentiate between the types of economic systems with emphasis on the private enterprise system and the United States economy.
  11. Lesson Plan: Advertising, Special Events and Promotion

    • Resource ID: 11542
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will learn and understand how to use special event promotions to increase sales.
  12. Lesson Plan: Financial Exchanges

    • Resource ID: 11547
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson helps students gain a basic understanding of the different types of financial exchanges available and how this applies in their current lives as well as in their future.
  13. Lesson Plan: Legal Responsibilities of Financial Exchanges

    • Resource ID: 11555
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will learn about the legal responsibility of monetary exchange, recognize the importance of fulfilling monetary exchange terms, and develop ethical practices in money exchange.
  14. Lesson Plan: Importance of Being Accurate

    • Resource ID: 11557
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson is about understanding the fundamental principles of money and the importance of providing accurate information.
  15. Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance: Reconciliation

    • Resource ID: 11560
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  16. Lesson Plan: Career Portfolio

    • Resource ID: 11573
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson will help students develop an effective career portfolio that will give them the confidence to speak about their accomplishments and work/volunteer experience with prospective employers.
  17. Securities and Investment: To Save or Not to Save

    • Resource ID: 11960
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  18. Lesson Plan: Savings

    • Resource ID: 11961
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the importance of saving and investing. Students will identify the differences between saving and investing, explore the concept of compounding to increase investment returns, and identify components of SMART goals as related to setting financial goals.
  19. Securities and Investments: Risky Business

    • Resource ID: 11962
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  20. Lesson Plan: Risky Business

    • Resource ID: 11963
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concepts of risk and investments. They will understand the risk involved when investors are trying to make their money work for them. Tolerance for risk is reviewed and what students can do to protect themselves from risk in the future.