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The Classroom Economy: The Class Bank

By Beth Newingham on October 25, 2012
  • Grades: 3–5

At the end of a classroom economy pay period, students find their total amount earned by adding up their credits and subtracting their debits.

Students then receive a check for their total amount of money earned. They take the check to the class bank where one or two students cash the checks and give their classmates the appropriate amount of cash.

Read more about setting up a class bank.

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Hi Alyson!

When I taught 2nd grade, I had a word wall in my classroom, but in 3rd grade we do not have a class word wall. Students have individualized lists in their word study notebooks.

-Beth Newingham

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