LESSON MODULESVisa's Financial Football is a fast-paced, sports-themed game, but it's also a learning tool. Make it a part of your classroom curriculum with these integral lesson modules. Each lesson module is structured as a comprehensive teaching tool for easy integration into your own classroom curriculum. Students of all ages learn key concepts about saving and spending, budgeting and the wise use of credit in preparation for game play. Pick an age level of Rookie , Pro or Hall of Fame in the box (at right) and download the modules. Here's what each one includes:
OVERVIEWEach module begins with a narrative overview of the concepts to be taught. This short synopsis will give the educator and students a quick idea of the material to follow.
Teaching Goals and ObjectivesGoals and objectives briefly describe the expected learning outcomes of the module.
Teaching NotesThe Teaching Notes feature the primary material on which module concepts are based. Educators may use the teaching notes as-is or adapt them to their own teaching style.
DiscussionIn this section, students and educators practice applying learned concepts through the discussion of concrete examples.
ActivityThe Activity section can be used as a group exercise or as an assessment of student learning. In this section, students answer several questions to test their knowledge of learned concepts.
We developed our lesson modules for three distinct age levels. Click on one of the links below to download the lesson modules.
Rookie (Ages 11-14): This material was developed for students 11-14 years old.
Pro (Ages 14-18): These modules were created for high school students from 14-18 years old.
Hall of Fame (Ages 18+): These lessons are best suited for students aged 18 years or older.