Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.
When you buy insurance, you help protect yourself from the costs related to accidents and other unexpected life events.
Students play a game to explore types of insurance and how they help protect people.
Key information for this activity
(What are the building blocks?)
- Financial knowledge and decision-making skills
CTE (Career and technical education), English or language arts, Social studies or history
Protect (Managing risk, Using insurance)
Grade level: Middle school (6-8)
Age range: 11-14
Student characteristics: English language learners, Special education, Low income, Rural, Urban
Activity type: Small group, Whole class
Teaching strategy: Gamification
Bloom’s Taxonomy level: Understand, Apply
Activity duration: 45-60 minutes
Council for Economic Education: Standard VI. Protecting and insuring
Jump$tartJumpStart Coalition: Risk management and insurance
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