Something Special For Me

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People often save money, but what are the benefits and drawbacks of that action? Youngsters learn about saving, savings, and opportunity cost through the lens of a short book, called Something Special for Me.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson during a unit on spending and saving money
Classroom Considerations

  • You'll need to purchase or borrow a copy of Something Special for Me by Vera B. Williams
  • The included presentations are for interactive whiteboards; these are not essential to the lesson
  • This plan may take longer than the suggested 40 minutes

  • Comes with materials to help you teach the lesson; answers to the discussion questions are included alongside the questions
  • Invites learners to think about their own saving habits
  • Cross-curricular lesson combines language arts with economic concepts

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