Elementary School

3rd-5th Grade Financial Literacy Curriculum for 2020

Financial literacy curriculum from the ChooseFI Foundation tailored to meet the specific needs of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.

Unit 1: Money In, Money Out
A unit to help students develop an understanding of how money moves in and out
Unit 2: What Am I Saving?
A unit designed to help students understand the purpose of saving
Unit 3: Don't Waste it, Save It
A unit designed to help students understand the concept of saving
Unit 4: Funding Your Life
A unit designed to help students start to understand how to earn, spend, and save based on values, wants, needs, and interests
Unit 5: Starting a Business
A unit designed to introduce students to the idea of entrepreneurship
Unit 6: Can You Afford It?
A unit designed to help students begin to understand the concepts of expenses, borrowing money, and loans
Unit 7: Putting Your Money to Work
A unit designed to introduce students to the concept of investing
Unit 8: Return on Investment
A unit designed to help students explore purchasing decisions and returns on investment
Unit 9: Growing Up
A unit designed to introduce students to the pillars of adulthood and financial independence
Glossary
Key terms from each unit of the curriculum complied together and sorted by unit
Performance Assessments
Assessment tools designed to allow students to apply key concepts