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Skint!: What's in a wallet?
This lesson will focus on what is stopping Jamie from asking Carly out on a date and the costs of down time such as drinking, smoking and café culture.
Subject area: social studies, numeracy
Experiences and outcomes: speaking to others, gaining understanding around social impact, using numbers and budgeting, working out percentages
- Begin by reading Skint! up to page 83 as a group.
- Facilitate a conversation about the costs of social time using the discussion points.
- Then ask your learners to try the activities from the living costs, budgeting and purchasing activities sheet.
- You can use the numeracy exercises on the BBC Skillswise(this will open in a new window) website to work out percentage savings.