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FACS 6th Grade
Strand 3 Standard 1
1 class periods of 60 minutes each
Students will work in small groups acting as Financial Advisors to plan ways a family can alter their budget to better meet their goals. Students will then complete a comparison shopping excercise to practice critical thinking processes.
Throughout this activity guide students to identify how the "Big 5 of Econmics" is evidenced in their decisions.
Apply economic concepts to personal and family experience. Compare the benefits and costs of spending decisions. Apply a decision-making process to personal financial choices.