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