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Stepping into savings


Students learn how savings can increase at different rates by practicing skip counting and documenting their results on a worksheet.

Big idea

Consistently saving small amounts adds up over time.

Essential questions

  • How does saving a little bit of money consistently add up over time?
  • Why is it a good idea to have your own saving rule?


  • Understand how saving a little money consistently can add up over time
  • Practice creating a savings rule

What students will do

  • Practice step counting on a worksheet.
  • Create their own savings rule.

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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.