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.

To get started, use the sidebar to view tasks by Personal Finance Big Ideas or Common Core Standard.