ERIC Number: ED237441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
First Steps to Personal Money Management. BANK-ED I: Personal Money Management Series.
Butterfield, Sherri M.
This unit provides methods, materials, and activities for teaching about money in grades 4-6. It is divided into three sections: money and barter; disciplines and responsibilities; and organization and recordkeeping. Each section includes notes to aid the teacher in preparing and presenting the material, pre/post tests, and a series of one-page reproducible sheets which contain information or activities for students. Topics covered in the sheets include: (1) history of barter and money; (2) facts, vocabulary, and quotes about money; (3) purpose of money as exchange for goods and services; (4) work as a means of getting money; (5) need for discipline and responsibility in making and managing money; (6) ways of hiding and holding on to money; (7) history and purpose of checking accounts; (8) how to open a checking account and write checks; and (9) tips and practice in checkbook recordkeeping. Activities are designed to teach mathematics and life skills associated with managing money. The unit can be taught separately or as a part of regular classroom units in other subjects. (DC)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Daily Living Skills, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Monetary Systems, Money Management, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Worksheets
BANK-ED, Inc., 1133 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: E.T.S. & Associates, San Diego, CA.; BANK-ED, Inc., San Diego, CA.