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Lessons appropriate for: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th Graders.

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## Lessons and Worksheets

### THE VALUE OF MONEY

The Case of the Broken Piggy Bank.  Students list the values of a quarter, dime, nickel, and penny in dollar form.  Then they find the total monetary value of a set of money, and calculate change received on a purchase.  Includes lesson plan, student lesson, and printable worksheet.

### BACK TO SCHOOL

Practice money skills with a back to school theme.

### SAVING FOR FRECKLES

A story about spending and saving money and using it wisely.  Includes reading comprehension worksheet.

### GET A DISCOUNT

Teach your students the concept of a discount, while reinforcing basic math skills.` Learn to be a good consumer.

### SHOPPING LIST

Practice using a food shopping list with this printable worksheet lesson.

### MATH FOR GROCERY SHOPPING LESSON PLAN

Teaching lesson on grocery shopping math, with a focus on produce.  Students determine grocery costs. Includes lesson and worksheets.

### NEEDS OR WANTS

For budgeting or otherwise, every good consumer need to understand the difference between needs and wants.

### FRACTIONS AND MONEY

How many pieces in a chocolate candy bar? Students identify the fractions including the numerator and denominator, and learn to multiply fractions.  Includes lesson plan, student lesson, and printable worksheet.

How many quarters in one dollar?  Students learn about reciprocals, converting fractions to solve, and dividing fractions.

Students learn to convert fractions, decimals, and percents.

### GROCERY STORE RECEIPT

Practice calculating receipt totals and taxes while reinforcing basic consumer math skills such as adding and percentages.

### RESTAURANT CHECK

Practice calculating restaurant check charge totals and taxes.

### TIPPING LESSON

Practice calculating a tip at a restaurant. Tipping the waiter or waitress.

Students practice their math skills at estimation while shopping for groceries.

### GROCERY SHOPPING WITH COUPONS

Students use the coupons and answer the questions about grocery shopping with coupons.  An introductory lesson on using coupons and understanding discounts.  Basic consumer money math.

### COMPARISON SHOPPING WORD PROBLEMS

Learn about consumer comparison shopping and comparing prices with this lesson and word problem worksheet.  Compare different products.

### NUTRITION LESSON

When spending money at the grocery, one should keep in mind meeting their daily nutritional needs.  With this lesson, students' practice their understanding of nutrition.

### COOKING WITH RECIPES

A lesson on cooking with recipes and learning how to convert servings.

### MEASUREMENT: LIQUID CAPACITY -- BUYING APPLE JUICE

Students learn about measurement and converting units of liquid capacity including:  fluid ounces, cups, pints, quarts, and gallons.

### CHANGES TO THE FOOD PYRAMID

Students learn about changes to the food pyramid, health, and nutrition with this reading comprehension lesson.

### SALES INVOICE OFFICE SUPPLIES WORKSHEET

Worksheet to practice using a sales invoice.

### BLANK MONEY ORDER FORM

A sample money order form for your money lesson or practice filling out a money order.

### PAYING BILLS

Students practice paying bills, writing out checks, and updating their bank check register.  Learn real-life money skills including making consumer payments for monthly bills and purchases.

### SALES TAX - PAYING TAXES

Lessons and worksheets on paying taxes, including sales tax.  Calculate sales tax, using percents to find total cost.

### CHARITIES, DONATING, AND SHARING MONEY

Lessons on charities, donating, sharing, and giving money.

### CREDIT CARDS

Credit cards, credit, and paying interest. Credit card consumer math skills.

### BUDGETING MONEY

Worksheets and Lessons with a budgeting money theme. Learn about budgeting money issues to help with spending lessons.

Students learn about the costs and benefits of gambling.

Spending Plans
Students learn about making spending plans and the importance of saving.

Allowances and Spending Plans
Students learn an introduction to allowances.

Comparison Shopping – Needs and Wants
This lesson introduces students to the basics of comparison shopping.

### TEACHING SPENDING MONEY AND CONSUMER MATH IDEAS

Money skills lesson idea.

Students prepare a meal and learn about saving money.

A teaching lesson plan idea on money values and shopping.

### ADDITIONAL SPENDING MONEY, SHOPPING, AND CONSUMER MATH RESOURCES

Problem Solving Using Shopping Lists - Students use their problem-solving skills and try to stay within their budget as they buy and create their own shopping list.

Grocery Shopping for a Family Profile - Students create menus and shopping lists based on dietary restrictions of a family.

### CONSUMER SPENDING AND SAVING MONEY INFORMATION AND ADVICE

Spending Tips and Saving Money Information
Learn about the basics of saving money, and spending money wisely. Includes saving money information, tips, and advice.

Information on personal finance, careers, and health.

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