3rd-5th Grade Curriculum

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

What Am I Saving?

A unit designed to help students understand the purpose of saving.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - Goal Setting
  2. Lesson 2 - Setting a Goal to Save
  3. Lesson 3 - Budgeting for a Pet
  4. Lesson 4 - Taxes

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.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - Creating a Budget for Me
  2. Lesson 2 - Brand Names
  3. Lesson 3 - Location, Location

Can You Afford It?

A unit designed to help students begin to understand the concepts of expenses, borrowing money, and loans.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - Larger Expenses
  2. Lesson 2 - Borrowing Money
  3. Lesson 3 - Student Loans

Putting Your Money to Work

A unit designed to introduce students to the concept of investing.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - Interest
  2. Lesson 2 - Stocks
  3. Lesson 3 - Retirement

Return on Investment

A unit designed to help students explore purchasing decisions and returns on investment.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - College
  2. Lesson 2 - New vs Used
  3. Lesson 3 - Summer vs School Budgets