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Grades 7/8: Earning income

Help students understand the concept of earning income and explore the challenges and options for doing so.

Time frame: 60 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • what it means to earn income
  • what are the challenges and options for doing so

Lesson outline:

  • facilitator introduction
  • topic introduction
  • activity
  • Q&A/closing


  • Annual Salary chart — salaries of top professions in Canada


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We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit.

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