Navigating the Land of Lost Income: Understanding Your Paycheck


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.

NBEA Standard(s):
  • Career Development, II. Career Research

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