Money Math

Wouldn't your class members love to become millionaires? It doesn't happen overnight. Teach young entrepreneurs about personal finance and money management with a series of lessons focused on money math. Pupils learn about banking and interests, measurement, taxes, and budgeting with direct instruction and engaging group activities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Divide the lessons according to where they fit in your math curriculum
  • Have class members work in groups for each scenario, and then share what they learned with the class
  • Send the extension activities and projects home for pupils to work on with parents
Classroom Considerations

  • Packet seems very long (100 pages), but there are several blank pages, so it's shorter than it seems
Pros

  • Provides expectations and objectives for each grade level, from fourth through eighth
  • Promotes enrichment and real-life application of mathematical concepts
  • Equips learners with helpful and important financial skills they can take with them beyond the classroom
Cons

  • None
Included Materials - Join to Access

  • Lesson Plan
  • Activity
  • Worksheet
  • Answer Key
  • Printable