Students practice money and banking skills through in-class activities, video clips, and the completion of a "Moneyopolis" game. This exciting middle-level math and economics instructional activity includes ideas for cross-curricular extensions.
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Money Can't Buy Everything: Writing Poetry
Explore consumerism by reading poetry. Learners define the terms synonym and antonym while utilizing a thesaurus to replace certain words in a money related poem. They then discuss the relationship between money, words, and happiness.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Banks, Credit & the Economy
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Estimating Volume: The Money Munchers
Don't stuff money under your mattress. To find out why learners first complete a task determining how $24,000 in cash would affect the height of a mattress and whether this same amount would fit into a suitcase of given dimensions. They...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Money Maters: Integers are Integral!
A thoroughly-written lesson plan and a plethora of worksheets about integers comprise this resource. Neophyte number crunchers learn to recognize integers, add and subtract them, and apply the concepts to the designing of a personal...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable