Find a Job
Have students each look through the want ads to find minimum wage jobs in their area which do not require education or any skills. How much do they pay?
What You Spend Each Month
Have students make a list of the things they buy each and every month, calculating how many hours a week they would have to work (at minimum age) in order to cover these costs.
Find an Apartment for Less than $500
Have students look around to see if they can find an apartment for less than $500 in their area. What do these apartments provide? What are these apartments missing?
Applying at Wal-Mart
Have students try to procure an application at Wal-Mart to see what kinds of questions they ask and whether they think they might be hired.
Personality Tests for the Hiring Process
Have students do some...
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