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BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) – Overarching Course Goal

At the end of the course, learners will be able to find solutions to real-world problems involving money.

Learning Goals

Learning Activities

Assessment Activities


Learners will identify their prior knowledge of decimals and/or money in real-world situations.

  • Small group discussion about real-world examples
  • Graphic organizer used to compare examples
  • KWL chart to check for the current level of understanding
  • Class discussion on Google Classroom


Learners will explore and identify real-world problems involving money.

  • Watch a teacher-created video to learn the background information.
  • Small group collaboration - find a solution to the problem stated in the video.
  • Answer questions during video using EdPuzzle.
  • Reflective journaling about the steps taken by the group to find the solution to the problem.


Learners will analyze the cost of real-world items at various stores to determine their needs and wants.

  • Visit online websites to research prices of items students would purchase within their budget.
  • Small group discussion about types of purchases (needs or wants) and if they fit in their budget.
  • Students share their decisions on items within their budget in Google Classroom discussion
  • One Minute paper

Human Dimension/Caring:

Learners will be able to work in collaborative groups and apply skills to extensive real-world problems.

  • Small group collaboration - student-created digital product to illustrate or explain the solution to the problem
  • Reflective journaling
  • Digital product submitted on Google Classroom
  • Exit ticket - personal takeaway

Learning How to Learn:

Learners will evaluate and give constructive feedback to fellow classmates related to their ability to provide a detailed solution to the problem.

  • Self-assessment on the solution to the real-world problem
  • Reflective journaling
  • Using the rubric students will self assess to find areas to improve
  • Google Form for submission links used