Young scholars discuss the differences between needs and wants, practice budgeting resources and investigate the workings of a capitalist society, by creating a mock store.
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How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Students explore economics by creating a budget. In this financial goal setting lesson plan, students investigate their use of time by completing a worksheet. Students identify financial goals they would like to achieve in the next...
2nd - 5th 21st Century Skills
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What do figures of speech have to do with financial literacy? Take an interdisciplinary look at The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money to find out. Young analysts read about the cubs' spendthrift ways and how Mama and Papa Bear teach...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History
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Students listen to From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil F. Frankweiler and discuss wants and needs. In this iincome and expenses lesson, students relate the adventures of the children in the book to a real life financial situation....
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Students discover what debt, saving, and credit are. In this personal finance activity, the teacher reads Not for a Billion Gazillion Dollars, and the students discuss what the main character does in the book in relation to debt,...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
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Students participate in an economics exercise. In this economics lesson, students demonstrate financial decisions by using tokens to buy items they will need for a trip. Students discuss their choices to determine if they spent their...
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