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Students listen to the story of Ruby and Max, bunnies that go shopping and make spending decisions. They learn about short-term and long-term savings goals. After a goal-sorting activity, students choose and illustrate their own savings goal.
The Pickle Patch Bathtub
In this lesson, students learn about opportunity cost, saving, savings goals and a savings plan by reading The Pickle Patch Bathtub by Frances Kennedy. Students will develop savings plans that lead to their own savings goals.
Less Than Zero
Students learn about saving, savings goals, interest, borrowing and opportunity cost by reading “Less Than Zero” by Stuart J. Murphy.
Uncle Jed's Barbershop
Students listen to the book Uncle Jed's Barbershop. Students learn about saving, goals, opportunity cost, and segregation. The students participate in a card game to see what it takes to reach a savings goal.