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THINKING SKILLS: INTEGRATING LIBRARY RESOURCES WITH LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

Last edited on  December 5, 2000

Banking 
COURSE: 3604
Banking
STANDARD
NUMBER
CONTENT AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES
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Banking / Credit
Economics
 
 
 

 

6.2
 
 

 

CONTENT: Making Wise Investments
Students use rational decision making processes as it applies to the roles of citizens, workers, and consumers. Students make simple economic choices based on personal resources.
PERFORMANCE: Explain Solution to a Problem
Students will use their knowledge of terms related to investments in order to answer questions about particular subject matter.
Assessmet: Fill in the blanks; True and False.
Banking / Credit
Economics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

6.6
 
 
 

 

CONTENT: Banking Services
Students explain the role of exchange and money in economic systems and describe the effect of interdependence on economic activity. Students identify money as an accepted medium of exchange used to purchase goods and services in the economy.
PERFORMANCE:Explain Solution to a Problem, Explain Products and Services.
Students will, after completing worksheets designed to increase their knowledge of banking services  and savings accounts, answer questions based on this information . They will also compute compound interest. 
Assesment: Open Response; Mathematical Computation; Fill in theBlanks; True and False
Banking / Credit
Economics
Presentations
 
 
 
 

 

6.9
 
 
 

 

CONTENT: Competition among Banks
Students describe different types of competive structures and illustrate the role of of competitive markets in the U.S. and other economies.Students explain how competition among sellers of a good or service generally results in lower prices for buyers and lower profits for sellers.
PERFORMANCE: Students will use their knowledge of competition to describe how banks compete with each other. They will use newspaper advertisements to demonstrate how banks compete and offer examples of the  services banks offer in order to compete. 
Assessment: Oral Presentation
Banking / Credit
Economics
Accounting/Record Keeping
7.5

 

CONTENT: Maintain Checking Account for One Month
Students identify, establish, maintain and analyze appropriate records to make business decisions.
PERFORMANCE: Students will maintain a checking account--writing checks, making deposits, endorsing checks, and reconciling account.
Assessment: True and False; Fill in  Blanks
Banking /Credit
Economics
Essays
6.10
 

 

CONTENT: Credit
Students manage limited personal finance resources and recognize that more of the wants and needs of members of society can be satisfied if wise consumer
PERFORMANCE: Students will write an essay in which they describe everyday examples of credit and how and why they would use it wisely.  They will include examples of their own need for using credit and what they will do to use it responsibly. 
Assessment:Written Report
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