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Lesson Title Don’t Let Cost Be Your Goal Buster: Ways to Pay for Higher Education
Unit Title Goal Achievement
NRS Level Level 4;  Level 5; 
Length of Lesson 60 minutes
Lesson Purpose

Students will learn about various ways to pay for higher education, which may encourage them to pursue a certificate or degree that will help them with a career. Specifically, students will learn about the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship and other grants, scholarships, and loans. Students will be encouraged not to charge tuition on credit cards and to avoid high interest loans if at all possible.

 


Related Documents
StudentHandoutAnswerKey.docx NG_charge_ed.pdf
Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to locate key information about ways to pay for higher education. Instructor will model how to locate key information about paying for higher education through a newspaper article; students will work in pairs to research grants, scholarships, and loans; and students will work independently to research the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program.

 

Student Target

I can locate key information about ways to pay for higher education.

CCR Standards
Reading
  • Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outlined by Standard 10.)

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Reading Anchor 1: Level D
  • Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 

Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.6 Identify and effectively use skills and materials needed for a particular task.

  • E.7 Accurately analyze information and respond appropriately.