Standard 3: Saving

General Information
Number: SS.912.FL.3
Title: Saving
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Financial Literacy (Discontinued after 2023-2024)

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Access Points

Discuss reasons why some people choose spending over saving.
Explain the impact of inflation on the value of money.
Compare the difference between the nominal interest rate and the real interest rate.
Compare the value of money today to the value of money in the future.
Explain how government agencies regulate financial institutions to protect the banking system.
Compare government policies that create incentives and disincentives for people to save.
Explain how employer benefit programs create incentives and disincentives to save.

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Lesson Plan

Franklin Roosevelt Fireside Chat - Banking Crisis :

In this lesson, students will become familiar with Franklin D. Roosevelt and his use of the radio to calm and reassure citizens during the Great Depression. Students will focus on the first chat addressing the banking crisis. 

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