ERIC Number: ED418018
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Smart Spending and Saving: Personal Finance Economics 3-5. Teacher Resource Manual. EconomicsAmerica.
Haskell, Diana C.; Haskell, Douglas A.
This book is designed to help students in grades 3-5 make better decisions as spenders, savers, borrowers, and managers of money. The learning experiences focus on personal finance and money management. The 10 lessons are divided into 4 units focusing on children making spending decisions, saving decisions, borrowing decisions, and money management decisions. Lesson titles include: (1) "Decisions! Decisions! Decisions!"; (2) "To Choose Is to Refuse"; (3) "Vinnie's Pizza Parlor"; (4) "Why Do I Want All This Stuff?"; (5) "The Grasshopper and the Ant"; (6) "Jeff's Big Decision"; (7) "Why? How? Where?"; (8) "Credit Is Based on Trust"; (9) "Buddy Can You Spare a Dime?"; and (10) "The Road to Satisfaction." Contains a 40-item glossary of economics terms. (EH)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Decision Making, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Free Enterprise System, Investment, Microeconomics, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
National Council on Economic Education, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, telephone: 212-730-7007.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.