# 6-8 GradesMathematics

*Money as You Learn* provides teachers with Common Core aligned texts, lessons, and tasks that connect the Common Core to real-life applications while also equipping students with the knowledge needed to make smart financial decisions.

*Money as You Learn* shows:

- The specific mathematics standards for which tasks and lessons using personal finance content can engage students and strengthen learning;
- The
**Personal Finance Big Ideas**appropriate for 6-8 students as they make age-appropriate financial decisions and build the skills they will need in young adulthood; - Mathematical tasks, sorted by Standard and by Personal Finance Big Ideas, that illustrate key shifts called for by the Standards, including application of knowledge in real-world settings.