Katrina's Classroom Financial Lessons From a Hurricane
These powerful stories underscore critical lessons for financial literacy. The themes of financial responsibility, preparation, and decision making are woven throughout.
Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes
This introductory video sets the scene for Hurricane Katrina by portraying the storm striking, showing some of the devastation during and immediately after the storm, and introducing three families whose stories we will follow throughout the curriculum.
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to • Identify the difference between needs, wants, and goals. • Recognize the need for financial preparedness in the face of a disaster.