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Graphing ways to make money


Students discuss ways young people can earn money and complete a math and graphing exercise to apply their knowledge.

Big idea

Earning your own money can help you buy the things you need and want.

Essential questions

  • What are some ways to earn money?
  • What are some ways to make more money?


  • Understand options for earning money
  • Reflect on jobs you might like to do

What students will do

  • Discuss jobs young people can do to earn money.
  • Complete a bar graph comparing jobs and income amounts.
  • Reflect on jobs they might like to do now.

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