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Saving for a rainy day in any language


Students create a word wall in the language they’re studying to explore the importance of saving for unexpected expenses.

Big idea

Saving money for unexpected expenses makes it easier to face challenges.

Essential questions

  • Why is it important to have an emergency savings account?
  • What are unexpected expenses?


  • Identify unexpected expenses that could happen
  • Practice using rich language and vocabulary (in the language of study) in real world contexts

What students will do

  • Brainstorm unexpected expenses.
  • Create a word wall in the language of study with terms for those unexpected expenses.  

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Teacher guide


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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