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Acting out fraud


Students act out a skit to learn about different types of fraud.

Big idea

Fraud and identity theft hurt millions of Americans every year, so it’s important to learn how to protect yourself.

Essential questions

  • How can fraud and identity theft harm me?
  • What can I do to protect my personal information?


  • Define common types of fraud and identity theft
  • Understand why fraud and identity theft pose a financial risk 

What students will do

  • Act out a skit about identity hackers.
  • Discuss and identify different types of fraud. 

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Student materials


Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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