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Life Skills:
Money and Finance


Classroom Checkbook Challenge
            Classroom Checkbook Challenge
Students write checks to their classmates.
Their classmates give to payees clues to a puzzle.
Everyone solves their own puzzle.

Great for social skills, math skills, and critical thinking.


Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Saving Money - How Do You Handle Money? (Short Reader; Grade 4 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     Opening a Checking Account (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Filling Out a Deposit Slip (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Writing a Check (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Endorsing a Check (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Oops, I Bounced (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Budget Blues (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Keeping Track of Your Checking Account (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Balancing Your Checkbook (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Opening a Savings Account (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Counting Money (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Making Change with Coins (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Using Your Debit or ATM Card (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Pay Yourself First (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Paying Your Bills on Time (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Sacrifices (Hi/Lo Grade 4)
     Should I Just Swipe My Credit Card? (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Understanding Your Bank Statement (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)

Non-Fiction
     How Does a Checking Account Work? (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Keep Your Money Safe (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Shopping for a Bank (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Paying Your Gas Bill (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Paying Your Phone Bill (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Paying Your Electric Bill (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Paying Your Cable Bill (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Paying Bills Online (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Paying Your Credit Card Bill (Grades 4-6)
     Loaning Your Money (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Banking Benefits (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     What Is Health Insurance? (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Making Decisions about Money (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Budget Buzzwords (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Interest You Pay (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     Interest You Earn (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     Writing Numbers in Words (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     What Is Credit? (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     Applying for Credit (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     Investing Your Money (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)


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