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16 resources with the keyterm spending money

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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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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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Going Shopping

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students investigate the value of money. For this money lesson, students simulate going shopping in their classrooms for various objects. Students use play money to pay for the objects.
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Problem Solving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use hockey sticks to pick up bean bags and put them into hoops which they get money for in the end. In this movement and math lesson plan, students get fake money and add up how much they earned in the end based on how many...
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For Teachers 2nd
Student explore the value of money. In this addition and subtraction lesson, 2nd graders earn "money" for classroom jobs and spend it in the classroom. Students practice how to add prices and calculate change. This lesson incorporates...
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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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Camp Costs

For Students 4th - 7th
In this consumer math activity, students read about a youth group that tracks money spent on a camping trip. Using the graph on the page, they answer the questions on the activity.
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Money Spent

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this addition instructional activity, students calculate the answers to five multiple choice math problems involving spending money for certain items at a toy store.
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The Bakery - Word Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students solve money word problem questions regarding buying items at the bakery.
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Clothing Store Word Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice answering money word problems on shopping at the clothing store.
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Introduction to Banking

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore money. In this money instructional activity, 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...
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What Would You Spend Your Money On?: Graph

For Students 1st
In this bar graph worksheet, students will ask their classmates which object they would spend their money on: a toy, candy or a book. Then students will record the responses to complete the graph.
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Spending Money

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice adding monetary values. For this money lesson, 1st graders discuss fair trades and then use coin values to purchase items from a class store. A video titled "Blossom and Snappy Go to the Bank, Part Two".
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Spending Money

For Teachers K
Students complete activities to study the value of money. In this money study lesson, students read a story about money and discuss how they earn money at home. Students watch a related video clip and create a class book about the ways...
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For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars explore money management. In this financial awareness lesson, students are given an amount of money and a sheet of objects to choose from to buy. Young scholars choose only five objects they can afford to "buy."
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Money Smart Teens

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students plan positive goals for spending resources and understand why not to spend. In this financial planning instructional activity, students set up personal spending plans based on their resources and their long term plans. Students...