Tax Return Lesson Plan

Instructor: Adrianne Baron

Adrianne has taught high school and college biology and has a master's degree in cancer biology.

Taxes are something we cannot escape if we earn money. Your students will learn about tax returns as they read and discuss text lessons, complete tax forms, and worksheets.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define federal and state tax returns
  • explain the process of filing a tax return
  • describe how tax brackets are determined

Length

1.5 - 2 hours

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.2

Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.3

Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.4

Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.

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