This engaging lesson challenges students to connect economics and geography as they investigate global companies in the stock market.
Banking should not be confusing. It should be INTERESTing! Most students in the elementary grades would love to know more about checking accounts, ATMs, credit cards and all the ways in which their relatives buy the stuff that they want. This lesson provides the students with information on banking; it also allows them to try out some procedures for thinking about money and banking.
Students will find out what savings are and will be introduced to U.S. Savings Bonds.
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This interdisciplinary curriculum guide helps teachers introduce their students to economics using popular children's stories.
29 out of 29 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.
This publication contains 15 lessons that complement the 3-5 Student Workbook. Specific to grades 3-5 are a variety of activities, including a guessing game using clues to identify various occupations; the story Urban Mouse and Rural Mouse which teaches students about entrepreneurs and opportunity recognition; and a role-playing activity in which students learn which method of payment is appropriate in a variety of situations.
17 out of 17 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.
This publication contains fourteen lessons that use a unique blend of games, simulations, and role playing to illustrate economics in a way elementary students will enjoy.
16 out of 16 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.