Navigating the Land of Lost Income: Understanding Your Paycheck
Submitted By:Kathryn McGinn
Date:January 29, 2012
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
Students will learn how to read a paycheck, focusing on what is deducted and why. They will work in groups to create visual representations of paycheck earnings and deductions, which they will present to the class. Students will begin to think about where their paycheck deductions go and what these deductions mean to them as individual wage-earners and as members of society.