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Using Personal Finance to Teach Math, Grades 3-5

Omaha Public Schools 3-5 Math Outcomes Cross Referenced to Lessons in $mart $aving and $pending: Personal Finance, 3-5*
Also available: Cross-reference for K-2 and Cross-reference for grades 6-8

OPS Math Learning Outcome

Lessons that enhance this skill

   

Third Grade

 

Demonstrate multiplication and division

1,2,3,7

Use numbers, place values 0-9,999 using concrete examples

2,3,7

Solve problems with 3 digits, addition, subtraction, regrouping

2,3,7

Identify and compare fractional parts of a whole

2,3

Estimate strategies for solving problems

1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10

Develop and apply strategies to solve routine problems

1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10

Formulate, describe, and analyze data and record, analyze tables and charts

1,2,3,4,7,8,,10

Demonstrate simple money transactions with concrete materials

1,2,3,4,7

Identify, describe, and extend patterns with numbers

1,6

Identify and use equations to solve story problems

1,2,3,6,10

Use calculators to explore concepts and solve problems

3

Collect and organize data into a graph

1,2,3,4,7,8,10

   

Fourth Grade

 

Read, write and compare whole numbers, decimals using place value and concrete models

3,10

Demonstrate multiplication and division facts

2,3

Computation techniques appropriate to problem solving

1,2,3,10

Relate fractions to decimals

3

Apply estimation in working to solve problems

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

Apply strategies to solve routine and non-routine problems

1,2,3,4,5,7,8

Formulate and solve problems to organize data using charts and graphs

1,2,3,4,5,7,8

Use calculators to solve problems

3

   

Fifth Grade

 

Use, read and compare whole numbers, fractions, decimals to understand place value

3

Select appropriate problem solving techniques

1,2,3,4,6,7,9,10

Use numbers in various forms and relate to real world problems

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Apply estimations in problem solving

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Develop and apply strategies to solve routine problems

1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9

Create and interpret bar graphs

1,2,3,9

Find numerical patterns in charts and tables

1,3,9

Compare and communicate value of coins

2,5,8

Develop, explore concept of equations using concrete materials

2,9,10

Using calculator as a tool for solving problems

3

Correlation to OPS standards, Mary Lynn Reiser, UNO Center for Economic Education.
*$mart $aving and $pending: Personal Finance, 3-5, National Council on Economic Education. .