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Writing about borrowing


Students discuss good borrowing and lending behaviors and then write an expository, persuasive, or narrative paragraph about being a good borrower.

Big idea

When we borrow something, it’s important that we are responsible with it and return it on time.

Essential questions

  • What are responsible borrowing behaviors?
  • Why is it important to be a good borrower?


  • Identify good borrowing behaviors
  • Understand the importance of being a good borrower

What students will do

  • Read about responsible borrowing behaviors.
  • Write a paragraph about being a good borrower.

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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.

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