Lesson 1 – Money Matters

  • Explain the difference between needs and wants, and identify examples of each
  • Compare and prioritize needs and wants
  • Evaluate different choices when making a purchase
  • Discuss impulse buying
  • Discuss and explain opportunity cost

* This lesson, included for demonstration purposes, is only one of eight activities for 3rd-5th grade students and educators. For information about other educational lessons available for this grade level,
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