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“Protecting your money” campaign

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Students design a poster or pamphlet to teach consumers what to do if their ATM, debit, or credit card or card number is lost or stolen.

Big idea

A lost or stolen ATM, debit, or credit card or card number can result in unauthorized uses — which is a form of stealing. 

Essential questions

  • How can I protect my cards and account information?
  • What should I do if my ATM, debit, or credit card or card number has been lost or stolen?  

Objectives

  • Review essential information and tips about what to do if an ATM, debit, or credit card or card number is lost or stolen
  • Create an informational poster or pamphlet on this topic

What students will do

  • Review information on government websites about what to do when an ATM, debit, or credit card or card number is lost or stolen.
  • Create an informational poster or pamphlet with tips on what consumers can do if their ATM, debit, or credit card or card number is lost or stolen.   

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Teacher guide

"Protecting your money" campaign (guide)

Student materials

"Protecting your money" campaign (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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