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Creating a presentation on 529 plans


Students conduct Internet research on 529 plans and create a digital slide presentation to inform others about how these plans can help people save for future education costs.

Big idea

A 529 plan can help encourage saving for future education costs. 

Essential questions

  • What are 529 plans?
  • How can 529 plans help families save money to pay for higher education?


  • Understand what a 529 plan is 
  • Create a digital slide presentation on how 529 plans can help people meet their education savings goals 

What students will do

  • Identify what 529 plans are and their purpose.
  • Create a digital slide presentation on 529 plans.  

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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.