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Writing a personal savings statement in many languages


Using the strategies of expository writing and writing in their language of study, students create a personal savings statement sharing their own beliefs about saving money.

Big idea

Saving money can help you achieve financial well-being.

Essential questions

  • Why is saving money a good financial strategy?
  • What do you feel is worth saving for?


  • Create a well-crafted expository paragraph that describes why saving money is important to you
  • Begin to plan for spending and savings decisions that are aligned with personal goals and values

What students will do

  • Write a topic sentence in their language of study that presents their values or ideas related to saving money.
  • Write and organize at least three supporting sentences in their language of study that broaden and deepen the points made in their topic sentence.
  • Write a concluding sentence in their language of study that summarizes key points or revisits ideas from the topic sentence.

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