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Budgeting for a fun day with a friend


While planning a fun day with a friend, students make decisions about how to budget their money.

Big idea

People face spending decisions every day. 

Essential questions

  • What should be included in a budget? 
  • How can having a budget help me manage my money?


  • Explore criteria for making spending decisions 
  • Understand the role of spending in their lives 

What students will do

  • Make spending decisions for a fun day with a friend.
  • Create a budget for their outing.

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