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Sharing a story about borrowing


Students read a story about Money Monsters who are learning to be good borrowers.

Big idea

When we borrow something, it’s important that we take care of it and return it on time.

Essential questions

  • What behaviors do good borrowers have?
  • Why is trust important when you borrow or lend something?


  • Identify things that responsible borrowers do
  • Understand the importance of being a responsible borrower

What students will do

  • Discuss the behaviors of a responsible borrower.
  • Read a story about a Money Monster character who learns what it means to be responsible with things he borrows.
  • Answer questions about the story.

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Teacher guide

Sharing a story about borrowing (guide)

Student materials

Sharing a story about borrowing (worksheet)

Money Monsters learn to become good borrowers (pdf-story)

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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