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Borrowing and lending money


After learning what it means to be a responsible borrower or lender, students write their own ending to a short story about borrowing and lending money.

Big idea

It’s helpful to have an agreement for borrowing or lending money and to stick to that agreement.

Essential questions

  • What makes a good borrower?
  • What makes a good lender?


  • Explore the characteristics of a good borrower and a good lender
  • Understand the importance of sticking to an agreement when you borrow or lend something

What students will do

  • Read a story about borrowing and lending money.
  • Write an ending for the story.

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Student materials


Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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