Entering the High School years, ninth and tenth grade students now have the opportunity to pick and choose classes they find interesting and want to learn more about.  Many students decide to take Economics (see Basic Economics Lessons) because the business world interest them and this course is the first step in deciding if working … Continue reading Teaching Money Skills Classified by Grade Level: Ninth Grade and Tenth Grade

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Seventh and eighth grade students now have the skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and know how to compute all these operations with money and decimals.  The next part of learning about money and financing is geared more toward the business aspect. During these two grades, students will begin to learn about change from … Continue reading Teaching Money Skills Classified by Grade Level: Seventh Grade and Eighth Grade

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Fifth and sixth grade students now have the skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  They can recognize monetary values and can use their learned skills in real life situations.  Teachers in the prior grades have introduced multiplication and division of money and now the students will learn the decimal rules pertaining to this concept. … Continue reading Teaching Money Skills Classified by Grade Level: Fifth Grade and Sixth Grade

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By fourth grade, students should be able to recognize all the coin amounts and write their correct values, as well as the dollar amounts.  Forming different values by combining the dollars and coins should also be achieved, as well as addition and subtraction of monetary values.  Learning to line up the decimal points and carrying … Continue reading Teaching Money Skills Classified by Grade Level: Fourth Grade

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Students have learned all the coin and dollar amounts prior to entering second grade (see counting money lessons).  They learned how to combine the coins to make higher values, as well as adding the dollar values with the coins.  They were slightly aware of the addition process they were displaying, but thought of it more … Continue reading Teaching Money Skills Classified by Grade Level: Second Grade and Third Grade

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The students at the first grade level have learned about the basics of money with the recognition and value skills of the penny through the quarter.  They are aware of the differences of color, shape, feel, and value.  First grade teachers continue to work with their students to help improve their addition and subtraction skills … Continue reading Teaching Money Skills Classified by Grade Level: First Grade

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