Banking on the Future: Penny Drive

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
3
4
5
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Financial
Focus Question 

Focus Question: How do our decisions about spending affect the common good? 

Photo credit: Bank Tellers by Heather Matthewson is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

This lesson explores concepts related to money. They read a fun  picture book about spending and learn about saving. Learners discover that individuals and organizations give special gifts of money called endowments to nonprofit organizations and foundations. In this way the work of the organization can continue forever.

 
Service Experience 
 Students may hold a penny drive to collect and donate money for a local nonprofit. 
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Banking on the Future: Penny Drive
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
3
4
5

This lesson explores concepts related to money. They read a fun  picture book about spending and learn about saving. Learners discover that individuals and organizations give special gifts of money called endowments to nonprofit organizations and foundations. In this way the work of the organization can continue forever.