TEACHING AND LEARNING STOCK MARKET BEGINNING INVESTING WORKSHEET - KIDS ADULTS MONEY INVESTMENT - PURCHASING STOCKS LESSON PLAN BUYING AND SELLING EXERCISE THEME UNIT click to go to worksheet

A lesson on stock prices and stock shares.  Practice calculating stock purchases.

 LESSON LEARNED   When purchasing stocks you pay the stock price times the number of shares purchased.

 OTHER SKILLS REINFORCED Math - Multiplication

 SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS 3+ Kids through Adults Also for all students being introduced to stocks.

 Suggested Buying Stocks Lesson Plan   Give an introductory lesson about stocks to your students.   Explain that one way that they can save their money is to invest, and one way that people invest is to buy stocks.   A stock represents ownership in a company.  For example if you own 1 share of McDonalds stock, then you are an owner of McDonalds (though a small one!)   Let's now practice buying stock with this worksheet. Buying Stocks Worksheet Instructions   This is a simple worksheet to teach students that when you buy a company's stock, you must pay the price per share times the number of shares purchased.   There are two versions of this worksheet.  Once is for kids, or younger students (includes face pictures).  The other version is for older students.   For each stock, have the student calculate: price per share X shares   This worksheet uses real recent stock data for stock prices.

LEVEL 1 (Easiest)

Kid's version - Buying Stocks for Kids

Normal Version - Older Students

LEVEL 2

Use numbers after the decimal and/or increase

the number of shares to make this worksheet more difficult.

 Number of questions     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8   Digits after the decimal 0 1 2   Maximum shares           10 100 1000   Face pictures                 Use for kids.     Note - Requires FULL Membership

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