Financial Literacy: Making a Budget


In this lesson, students discover how to make a budget and how to plan for various expenditures.

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Are you looking for a fun and engaging lesson plan on financial literacy? Look no further than our “Making a Budget” lesson! In this lesson, students will learn all about budgets and how to make one of their own. Not only will they learn the importance of budgeting for financial stability, but they’ll also get to put their new knowledge to the test by raising money for their favorite charity. This is a great lesson for preparing students for their future finances!

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5th Grade, 6th Grade



State Educational Standards

LB.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.B.7, NCSS.D2.ECO.1.3-5, NCSS.ECO.2.3-5, & NCSS. D2.ECO.10.3-5

Lessons are aligned to meet the education objectives and goals of most states. For more information on your state objectives, contact your local Board of Education or Department of Education in your state.