You Can Bank on Me!

Unit of 5 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Social Studies
Arts Education
Media / Technology
Mathematics
Philanthropy
Issue Area: 
Financial
Focus Question 

How do our decisions about spending affect the common good? How do our needs and wants impact our choices? 

 

Photo Credit:  Child Bank by Eugene Peretz is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students learn the meaning of the words spend, save and donate. They collect money to donate and use a decision-making model to choose the recipient. 

Service Experience 
The students will collect coins over the course of the unit. They will identify a need in their community, select an organization to receive their money and present the gift.
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