Buying Goods and Services Standards and Resources
To buy or not to buy, that is the question. Because goods and services are scarce, people cannot buy all of the goods and services they want, they must make choices. Student should understand different payment methods, charitable donations, and the role of government and other institutions to provide consumer information.
Use the News to teach about buying decisions
Check out the standards-alignments for our Use the News activities for Buying. Some of our latest lessons include student guides!
lessons and resources
The Federal Reserve has some excellent lessons and resources
Download the ch1-managing-money-lesson instructional guide for the chapter, which include teacher instructions and standards alignment for Financial Literacy and ELA.
PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLS Resources and calculators:
Better Money Habits
Better Money Habits has some excellent resources to engage students in inquiry-based learning about Buying:
Next Generation personal Finance (NGPF)
NGPF has some lessons under the Saving for College unit. For standards alignments, check out our matrix for Florida Standards below.