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About This Unit

SUBJECT
Money, Real-World Math

GRADE
4-5

DURATION
4 Class Periods

COLLECTION
Help Kids Understand the Financial Crisis

Number Smarts!

Number Smarts!
Number Smarts!

A Math Program for Grades 4-5

OBJECTIVE

Welcome to Number Smarts!, a new math and social-science education program to build student skills while helping them learn the basics of financial literacy.

Developed by Wachovia and Scholastic, this new program contains turnkey lessons, a dynamic student magazine, and real-world content. All classroom materials meet Sunshine State Standards as well as JumpStart National Standards in Personal Finance.

By helping your students understand the basics about money, making decisions, and planning ahead, you'll be teaching important skills to help them accomplish whatever their goals may be!

Teacher Resources:

LESSONS FOR THIS UNIT
Lesson 1: What Is Money?
Lesson 2: Making Choices
Lesson 3: Spending Smarts
Lesson 4: Savings

REPRODUCIBLES
Welcome Students (PDF)
Take-Home Activity: Make a Plan. Start a Budget! (PDF)
Student Magazine Pages: Glossary and Resources to Find Out More (PDF)
Student Magazine Pages: What Is Money? (PDF)
Student Magazine Pages: Time to Choose! (PDF)
Student Magazine Pages: Spending Smarts (PDF)
Student Magazine Pages: How Money Can Grow (PDF)
Student Magazine Pages: Kids Helping Others (PDF)

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