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Spending money on a trip


Students make choices about how they would spend money on a trip to a park.

Big idea

People make choices about how to spend money.

Essential questions

  • What does it mean to make a choice when spending money?
  • What should I think about when I spend money?


  • Understand that spending is limited and often requires making choices
  • Reflect on personal interests when making spending choices

What students will do

  • Explore making choices about what to buy.
  • Identify things at a park that they would spend money on.

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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.