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Personal Financial Literacy Project

Rebekah Sayler
Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
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64 pages
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These FUN Middle School Math Worksheets are all about financial literacy

Budget 101: Real Life Math

Grades 6th-High School

Budget development and management is a necessary life skill. Budgeting should be taught and revisited each year as students move from middle school through high school so they are prepared to manage their money after graduation.

Budgeting is often neglected, and this project is a perfect introduction and review for students learning to budget and manage their money.

Included in this Budget Project

Create a Budget notebook and learn about

  • Donations (Christian and a general option included) - 1 hour
  • Savings - 1 hour
  • Rent - 2-3 hours
  • Utilities - 1 hour
  • Food - 2-4 hours
  • Insurance - 1 hour
  • Gas - 1 hour
  • Phone - 1 hour
  • TV/Internet - 1 hour
  • Medical
  • Clothes
  • Entertainment

Total duration:

  • Approximately 10-12 hours divided into 8-12 sessions
  • This project offers complete flexibility for you to customize which areas to spend more time with your students.

When I teach this unit, I break it into 1-2 sessions per week.

Ways to use this unit:

  • Teacher led activity
  • Individual project
  • extra credit
  • Homeschool lesson
  • FANTASTIC substitute unit for an extended absence

Bonus Activities:

All I want for Christmas is $250,000

My Saving Jar

My Money Inventory

More Life Skills:

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