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Being a responsible borrower


Students watch a role-play to learn about the behaviors of a responsible borrower and answer questions about borrowing.

Big idea

Borrowers who’ve paid back loans on time in the past may have a better chance of getting a loan in the future.  

Essential questions

  • How could a person’s behaviors influence their ability to borrow money? 
  • How would a responsible borrower act? 


  • Understand what makes a person a responsible borrower 
  • Identify behaviors that can help people get credit or hurt their borrowing reputation

What students will do

  • Watch a role-play about borrowing.
  • Identify the behaviors of a responsible borrower.

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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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