Overview

Homeowners Insurance: The Basics is a short, 30 minute lesson designed to cover the fundamentals of homeowners insurance. This lesson introduces students to the concept of homeowners insurance. The question of what a basic homeowners and renters insurance policy is made up of. Students will also recognize factors that can enable them to reduce the risk of owning/renting a home.

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Objectives

The students will:

Recognize basic policy types

Understand risk avoidance in their home

Identify basic policy features

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Time Required

30 Minutes

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Materials:

To download the materials, right click and ‘save target as’ (PC) or hold down the option key and click the link (Mac).

Risk Responsibility Reality video clip

Power Point Presentation

Bedroom Inventory worksheet

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Procedures:

View/Download the lesson procedures

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Assessment:

Bedroom Inventory Worksheet

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Resources/Contributors:

Linda Lambert, Ellen Geis, Terrence Mulgrew, Christy Johnson, Karen Razzino, Elaine Ryan

Crews, Tana B. Fundamentals of Insurance. Dubuque: South-Western, 2003