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FACS 6th Grade
Strand 3 Standard 1
1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Students will list and come up with a dollar amount for all the things they use in one day. This list will be used to discuss needs vs. wants, resources, life style, and how our choices affect us not only today but also in the future.
Personal Inventory worksheet and calculators
Through the activity the teacher should continue to ask students to think about how they are using the "Big 5 of Economics".
Students will increase their awareness of spending. Discuss the impact of career choices on family lifestyle and family economics.