National Standards in Economics

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LESSON

Theme 5: Lesson 16 - Establishing Credit

http://fffl.councilforeconed.org/lessons.php?lid=68247&gradeLevel=6-8

Grades: 6-8


STANDARDS

Standard: 12

Grades: 4-12

  • Interest Rates
  • Students will understand that: Interest rates, adjusted for inflation, rise and fall to balance the amount saved with the amount borrowed, which affects the allocation of scarce resources between present and future uses.
  • Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Explain situations in which they pay or receive interest, and explain how they would react to changes in interest rates if they were making or receiving interest payments.

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