Ch 65: Personal Finance - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science

About This Chapter

This chapter can help you prepare to take the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science assessment. Watch short video lessons on personal finance then test your comprehension with self-assessment quizzes.

Personal Finance: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science - Chapter Summary

Review lessons to ensure you're prepared to answer questions related to personal finance on the ORELA assessment. Upon completion of the chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Provide the meaning of personal finance
  • Explain personal financial planning, which includes making assessments, setting goals, creating a plan and more
  • Describe the steps and strategies involved in tax planning
  • Identify investment opportunities associated with stocks and bonds
  • Define and identify the steps of estate planning

Explore the lessons by scrolling through the list on the right-hand sidebar then click to watch them in a sequence that works best for you. Timelines are located below each video that allow you to identify and skip to key topics within each lesson.

Personal Finance: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Objectives

The resources in this chapter are designed to help you gain greater insight into personal finance, which is one of the subject areas covered on the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science assessment. Topics in the lessons are found in the economics content domain, which constitutes about 12% of the total test. Simplify the process of studying by brushing up on your knowledge of personal finance. You can assess your readiness to answer questions by taking lesson quizzes and a chapter exam.

Educators in Oregon must take the ORELA exam to showcase their ability to teach social science in the middle grades. Earning a passing score of 227 or higher helps secure or enhance teaching licensure. The test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions that explore history, geography and culture, economics and government. It is taken on computer and lasts three hours.

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