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How Shares Work and How Events Affect Share Prices v1

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  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Investment
  • Duration 25 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

Activity Description

In this engaging activity, students will uncover the intricate relationship between real-world events and their impact on share prices. They will be presented with a series of 20 events that unfold over time, each having the potential to influence the share prices of a hypothetical company. Students will understand the events that can positively and negatively impact the share prices of a company. After exploring these events, students will participate in a drag-and-drop activity to classify them as either factors that increase or decrease share prices.



Learning Objective

The primary objectives are to teach students how to analyze events and their potential effects on share prices, classify events as factors that increase or decrease share prices, and develop a deeper comprehension of market volatility.

Teacher Tips

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  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Investment
  • Duration 25 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

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