Have a look at the examples below to see how Financial Literacy can be integrated into any area of the curriculum.
Grades 4 Mathematics and Language Students develop problem-solving skills and their understanding of money as they think about what it might cost to purchase and care for a pet. Using a read-aloud book as a minds on hook for the lesson, students reflect on concepts relating to money, value and hidden costs.
Teaching and Learning Example Documents
Grade 4 Social Studies and Language:
Medieval Western European Market places and Trade Fairs
Grade 4 Health and Physical Education and Language:
Financial Literacy and Our Choices
Grade 4 Social Studies:
Balancing Human Needs and Environmental Stewardship
Subject/Division Association Supporting Materials
Subject and Division Associations have developed learning resources to demonstrate connections between financial literacy knowledge and skills and various curriculum expectations. The links below will take you directly to the financial literacy resources posted on the subject/division association websites.
- Grade 4 Drama and Financial Literacy – Financial Literacy and Inequities in the Distribution of Wealth
- Grade 4 Drama and Financial Literacy – If I had $100
- Grade 4 Dance and Financial Literacy – Financial Literacy and the Environment
- Grades 4-6 Dramatic Arts and Financial Literacy – Financial Literacy and Trade: Origins and Impact
- Grade 4 Mathematics and Financial Literacy – If I had $100
- Grade 4 Mathematics and Financial Literacy – Income/Expense Game
- Grade 4 Mathematics and Financial Literacy – Spending, Sharing, Saving, Schooling
- Grade 4 Mathematics and Financial Literacy – Making and Spending Money
- Grade 4 Social Studies and Financial Literacy – International Tourism/Recreation
- Grade 4 French as a Second Language and Financial Literacy – Faire du Camping
- Grades 4-8 Health and Physical Education and Financial Literacy – Money Sense for Students