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Creating a poster about insurance


Students explore different types of insurance and then create a poster about the importance of insurance.

Big idea

When you buy insurance, you get some protection from the financial costs of accidents and other unexpected life events. 

Essential questions

  • What types of insurance can people buy?
  • How does having insurance help reduce financial risk?


  • Explore different types of insurance that people can buy
  • Describe how insurance can protect you from unexpected expenses 

What students will do

  • Review basic information about insurance and different types of insurance.
  • Choose a type of insurance and create a poster about the importance of that insurance. 

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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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