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Paying for after-school activities


Students create a plan for participating in after-school activities that consider their time and money limitations.

Big idea

Researching your options can help you make informed decisions about how to spend your money and your time. 

Essential questions

  • What should I think about before choosing to participate in an after-school activity?
  • How do I budget my time and money when choosing after-school activities?


  • Learn about the costs of participating in an after-school activity
  • Make an informed decision about which activities may be right for you

What students will do

  • Review a handout comparing time commitments and costs for different after-school activities.
  • Create a plan for participating in after-school activities while sticking to their time and money budgets. 

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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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