Day 7 (PF)

FAST FACTS…

  • 33% of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether they will hire someone (The Undercover Recruiter, 2000)
  • 7 million jobs will be replaced as a result of robots by 2025 (Investors.com, 2016)

GOAL: Today you will:

  • Prepare themselves physically and mentally for a job interview
  • Identify characteristics of an effective interview strategy, including positive and negative responses to questions
  • Execute appropriate follow-up after an interview

BEGIN TODAY:

  1. OPEN THIS DOC & MAKE A COPY & SHARE IT WITH MRS. WEBER
    • #1–Do this on your own first and then discuss with a partner–5 min
    • #2–On your own–be prepared to share
    • #3–On your own–be prepared to share
    • #4–We will do this as a group
    • #5–On your own–be prepared to share
    • #6–Together as a class–we will finish it next class
    • #7–On your own

FAST FACTS:

  • Over 8 million applicants found their job via Twitter (LinkedIn, 2015).
  • In a survey of 2,000 bosses, it was found that the following % of people removed themselves from consideration because of the following mistakes:
    • 47% – Having little or no knowledge of the company
    • 67% – Failure to make eye contact
    • 38% – Failure to smile (Classes and Careers)

GOAL: Today you will:

  • Prepare themselves physically and mentally for a job interview
  • Identify characteristics of an effective interview strategy, including positive and negative responses to questions

TODAY:

  1. OPEN THIS DOC & MAKE A COPY & SHARE IT WITH MRS. WEBER
    • #1–Do this on your own first and then discuss with a partner–5 min
    • #2–Together as a class–we will finish it next class
    • #3–On your own

GOAL: Today you will:

  • create a Career Roadmap where they choose a career they would like to pursue and research the key elements of it.

BEGIN TODAY:

  1. OPEN THIS DOC & MAKE A COPY & SHARE IT WITH MRS. WEBER

GOAL: Today you will:

  • create a Career Roadmap where they choose a career they would like to pursue and research the key elements of it.

FINISH TODAY:

  1. OPEN THIS DOC & MAKE A COPY & SHARE IT WITH MRS. WEBER

GOAL: Before you leave class today you will:

  1. Analyze relationship between education, training, and earnings
  2. Examine the different deductions that come out of a paycheck that determines net pay
  3. Explain the content and purpose of standard tax forms
  4. Identify other types of income that can supplement wages or a salary
  5. Investigate benefits such as health insurance contributions, retirement benefits, leave, life insurance, and
    disability

RIGHT NOW:

  1. Go to everfi.com/login, click Register, enter code 864e1c8b and click Next. OR If you already have an EVERFI account, login and enter code 864e1c8b in the top right corner of their dashboard.
  2. Do LESSON 2–INCOME & EMPLOYMENT

IF TIME PERMITS:

  1. The Iowa Online Challenge will be held at financechallenge.unl.edu from January 1st – March 20th, 2020. The four highest scoring high school teams per region will be invited to the State Finals.
    1. Click the link
    2. Choose IOWA
    3. Scroll down & click PRACTICE
    4. Type in your name & click CONTINUE
  2. SENIORS DO THIS–sometime when you have a moment

GOAL: When you leave class today you will:

  1. Explain where income taxes are collected from and how they provide revenue for public expenses 
  2. Read a pay stub and describe the different deductions

RIGHT NOW:

  1. OPEN THIS FILE
  2. MAKE A COPY by following these steps:
    1. File menu
    2. Choose MAKE A COPY
    3. Delete COPY OF & type your name there instead
    4. SHARE it with tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us
  3. #1–do on your own & share with your neighbor your responses–5 min
  4. #2–we will do this together–10 min
  5. #3–we will do this together–5 min
  6. #4–USE THIS FORM to complete #4 instead of the linked Doc–we will do this together–25 min
  7. #5–USE THIS FORM to complete #5 on your own–5 min

IF TIME PERMITS:

  1. The Iowa Online Challenge will be held at financechallenge.unl.edu from January 1st – March 20th, 2020. The four highest scoring high school teams per region will be invited to the State Finals.
    1. Click the link
    2. Choose IOWA
    3. Scroll down & click PRACTICE
    4. Type in your name & click CONTINUE
  2. SENIORS DO THIS–sometime when you have a moment

GOAL: When you leave class today you will be able to:

  1. Explain why so few teenagers file taxes 
  2. Identify common misconceptions about taxes and state the correct facts
  3. Determine whether they need to file taxes based on a variety of scenarios 
  4. Identify what types of income are taxed

RIGHT NOW:

  1. OPEN THIS FILE
  2. MAKE A COPY by following these steps:
    1. File menu
    2. Choose MAKE A COPY
    3. Delete COPY OF & type your name there instead
    4. SHARE it with tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us
  3. #1–Click the linked Doc & make a copy of it following the instructions above. We will work through it together–10 min
  4. #2–we will do this together–5 min
  5. #3–we will do this together–10 min
  6. #4–we will do this together–10 min
  7. #5–no need to click the link–we will play this together–10 min
  8. #6–USE THIS FORM to complete #6 on your own–5 min

IF TIME PERMITS:

  1. The Iowa Online Challenge will be held at financechallenge.unl.edu from January 1st – March 20th, 2020. The four highest scoring high school teams per region will be invited to the State Finals.
    1. Click the link
    2. Choose IOWA
    3. Scroll down & click PRACTICE
    4. Type in your name & click CONTINUE
  2. SENIORS DO THIS–sometime when you have a moment

GOAL: When you leave class today you will be able to:

  1. Identify important dates of the tax cycle 
  2. Understand the difference between common tax forms
  3. Explain the purpose of a W-4
  4. Complete a W-4

RIGHT NOW:

  1. OPEN THIS FILE
  2. MAKE A COPY by following these steps:
    1. File menu
    2. Choose MAKE A COPY
    3. Delete COPY OF & type your name there instead
    4. SHARE it with tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us
  3. #1–Click the linked Doc & make a copy of it following the instructions above. We will work through it together–5 min
  4. #2–we will do this together–15 min
  5. #3–we will do this together–5 min
  6. #4–we will do this together–answer the questions in the Doc–5 min
  7. #5–USE THIS FORM to complete #5–we will do this together–15 min
  8. #6–USE THIS FORM to complete #6 on your own–5 min

IF TIME PERMITS:

  1. The Iowa Online Challenge will be held at financechallenge.unl.edu from January 1st – March 20th, 2020. The four highest scoring high school teams per region will be invited to the State Finals.
    1. Click the link
    2. Choose IOWA
    3. Scroll down & click PRACTICE
    4. Type in your name & click CONTINUE
  2. SENIORS DO THIS–sometime when you have a moment

GOAL: When you leave class today you will be able to:

  1. Identify items they need to prepare their tax return
  2. Explain the different ways they can file their taxes 
  3. Understand the purpose of a W-2 form and how to use it to file their taxes 
  4. Explain how to make a tax payment if taxes are owed
  5. Understand the importance of filing state taxes

RIGHT NOW:

  1. OPEN THIS FILE
  2. MAKE A COPY by following these steps:
    1. File menu
    2. Choose MAKE A COPY
    3. Delete COPY OF & type your name there instead
    4. SHARE it with tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us
  3. #1–Type out your answers first, then discuss your responses with your neighbor–5 min
  4. #2–we will do this together–5 min
  5. #3–we will do this together–10 min
  6. #4–we will do this together–answer the questions in the Doc–5 min
  7. #5–we will do this together–10 min
  8. #6–we will do this together–10
  9. #7–USE THIS FORM to complete #7 on your own–5 min

IF TIME PERMITS:

    1. The Iowa Online Challenge will be held at financechallenge.unl.edu from January 1st – March 20th, 2020. The four highest scoring high school teams per region will be invited to the State Finals.
      1. Click the link
      2. Choose IOWA
      3. Scroll down & click PRACTICE
      4. Type in your name & click CONTINUE
    2. SENIORS DO THIS–sometime when you have a moment

GOAL: When you leave class today you will be able to:

  1. Complete a 1040 form to file their tax returns

RIGHT NOW:

  1. OPEN THIS FILE
  2. MAKE A COPY by following these steps:
    1. File menu
    2. Choose MAKE A COPY
    3. Delete COPY OF & type your name there instead
    4. SHARE it with tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us
  3. #1–Type out your answers first, then discuss your responses with your neighbor–5 min
  4. #2–click the linked Doc and MAKE A COPY following the instructions above–we will do this activity together–35 min
  5. #3–USE THIS FORM to complete #3 on your own–5 min

IF TIME PERMITS:

  1. The Iowa Online Challenge will be held at financechallenge.unl.edu from January 1st – March 20th, 2020. The four highest scoring high school teams per region will be invited to the State Finals.
    1. Click the link
    2. Choose IOWA
    3. Scroll down & click PRACTICE
    4. Type in your name & click CONTINUE
  2. SENIORS DO THIS–sometime when you have a moment

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