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Practical Money Skills Grades 3-6

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Teach elementary school learners money management skills with a collection of four lessons that cover allowances and spending plans, saving and investing, spending, comparison shopping, and messaging in advertising. The final lesson...
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Practical Money Skills: Lessons for Special Needs Students

For Students 6th - 12th
Help special needs learners develop the money management skills they need to prepare for living on their own. The collection of 10 lessons cover budgeting, shopping, banking, saving and investing, understanding credit, and much more....
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Practical Money Skills Grades Pre-K–2

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters begin to develop knowledge about money management through a collection of  activities and games. They learn the names of coins and their relative values, learn about earning money through jobs and chores, develop spending...
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How Do You Spend Your Money?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine ways to save and spend money. They look at ways that people earn, save, and spend money using chapters from Tom Birdseye's Tarantula Shoes. They add and subtract decimals to fill in a worksheet entitled, "Is It a...
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Talking to Teens About Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your teenagers are probably very good at spending money, but how good are they at managing it? Teach class members about banking, checking accounts, interest rates, car insurance, and many other relevant concepts with a series of...
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Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Using money as a context for teaching basic arithmetic is an excellent strategy for engaging young mathematicians. Following along with a class reading of the children's book Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich last Sunday by Judith Viorst,...
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Buying New Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this lesson would be of great value to your learners. Things like bank checking account fees,...
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Why Save? Better Off Saving

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the pros and cons of saving versus spending money and evaluate real-life situations as well as their own spending habits. They discuss the best and worst purchase they have made and why, explore the "Downtown...
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Introduction to Banking

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore money. In this money lesson, students gain knowledge on how to save, invest, and spend money. Students participate in an activity where they must decide how to use their money. Students then compare the different ways...
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making Spending Choices

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take a field trip to a bank to find out about money transactions.  In this spending choices instructional activity, 4th graders develop vocabulary about earning and spending money. Students answer questions about spending...
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Money Responsibility

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Introduce young learners to the important life skill of responsibly managing money and recording how much they spend and save. 
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-If You Made A Million

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read If You Made A Million by David M. Schwartz. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of earning, saving and spending money. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social...
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Bunny Money

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Teach your class about saving, spending, and goal setting with a story about a couple of bunnies who went shopping and related activities. Learners keep track of the bunnies' spending, practice identifying long- and short-term savings...
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Allowances and Spending Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help youngsters understand how to manage small amounts of money by discussing an allowance and the difference between spending, saving, and giving.  
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Comparing Attitudes About Money

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore ways to save and spend money. In this financial awareness lesson, students read the book Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday and discuss ways the character handled his money. Students express the ways they would...
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Money Wise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Does money seem to slip through your middle schoolers' fingers? Encourage them to examine spending, saving, and budgeting habits with a unit on consumer skills and money management. Young spenders study the waste that occurs with school...
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Budgeting Your Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do you make sure that your income doesn't disappear before you have a chance to save it? Use a creative budgeting activity to teach learners in both special education and mainstream classes how to keep track of their expenditures and...
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Growing Money

For Students 1st - 3rd
In these recognizing how money earns interest and grows worksheets, students read and apply information to label drawings of a bank, account, and coins, write comprehension sentences about saving and spending money, and complete a...
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Something Special For Me

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
People often save money, but what are the benefits and drawbacks of that action? Youngsters learn about saving, savings, and opportunity cost through the lens of a short book, called Something Special for Me.
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Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you really need that new laptop/phone/dress/jacket/etc.? Financial decisions require us to distinguish between our wants and our needs. Through discussion and the evaluation of scenarios on provided worksheets, this resource will...
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Saving Energy at School

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Schools spend more money on energy than computers and text books combined. Pupils divide into five groups to learn about the energy used by your school. Each group researches a different aspect related to electricity such as appliances,...
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Having a Savings Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover the importance of saving and spending. In this finance lesson plan, students read the book Kermit the Hermit and discuss the differences between needs and wants. The students complete worksheets concerning money in...
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Thinking About Money

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students evaluate various approaches to spending money.In this spending money literacy instructional activity, students broaden their financial goals by reading "Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday" and "A Chair for My...
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Money, Money, Honey Bunny!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars read a story about spending and saving money and talk about the difference between goods and services. In this money lesson plan, students also play a matching game to review the story and practice rhyming words from the...

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