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Defining fraud and identity theft

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Students define key terms related to fraud and identity theft and create a word wall in the classroom.

Big idea

Fraud and identity theft hurt millions of Americans every year.

Essential questions

  • What are the most common types of fraud and identity theft?

  • How do fraud and identity theft pose a financial risk to me?

Objectives

  • Define common types of fraud and identity theft

  • Understand why fraud and identity theft post a financial risk 

What students will do

  • Research and define common types of fraud and identity theft.

  • Record definitions on poster board or index cards.

  • Create a word wall in the classroom as a reference.

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Teacher guide

Defining fraud and identity theft (guide)

Student materials

Defining fraud and identity theft (worksheet)

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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