Reading Adventure Pack: Money

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Money is the topic of a reading adventure pack. Third graders read two books—one fiction, one non-fiction—and complete a series of activities. Learners draw an item they wish to save money for, examine coins to start a collection, and play with money-related idioms.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate applicable activities into a unit on money and figurative language
  • Start a coin collection in the classroom, donate money at the end of the school year
  • Display other money-related stories for pupils to read when time permits
Classroom Considerations
  • The pack is designed to be completed at home with an adult but can also be completed in school with modifications
  • The two books featured are A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams and Money (Eyewitness Books) by Joe Cribb
  • Required materials vary by activity 
  • Offers tips specifically for reading fiction and nonfiction stories
  • Bookmarks include several other titles related to money
  • None
Common Core