Submitted By:Michael Moore, University of Pennsylvania
Date:February 11, 2012
Subject(s):Accounting, Management, Personal Finance
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
This lesson focuses primarily on the balance sheet. Students will learn the definition of a balance sheet (and its component parts). Students will learn to read and decode an actual balance sheet from a 10-K filing. Finally, students will use balance sheets to reason about the well being of individual companies.