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INFOhio Blizzard Bags - Grades 6-8: Applying and Sharing Information

These modules were developed using a research model involving six dimensions of inquiry: questioning, locating, evaluating, applying, sharing, and reflecting.

Applying and Sharing Your Learning

Now that you have located, read, watched, and evaluated information about financial topics, how will you apply what you learned? Choose from the options below to create a portfolio of your learning. Select one of the options below. Make sure to ask your teacher which option they would prefer you complete.

Activities

Option 1: Create a website to help your classmates make good career and/or financial decisions. Collect advertisements, charts, graphs, infographics, comics, and videos you created and upload these pieces to one website. Add any helpful information about careers, income, budgeting, savings, and/or banking that you think is important for students to know and share. Consider adding links to helpful websites and videos. Use Adobe Spark to create your website. If you use Google Apps at your school, ask your teacher if you can use Google Sites. (2-3 hours)

Option 2:  Create a presentation to help your classmates make good career and/or financial decisions. Collect advertisements, charts, graphs, infographics, comics, and videos you created and upload these pieces to one website. Add any helpful information about careers, income, budgeting, savings, and/or banking that you think is important for students to know and share. Consider adding links to helpful websites and videos. Use Google Slides or Prezi to create your presentation. (2-3 hours)

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