Suggested Money Lesson Plan
for this Worksheet
Introduce students to the concept of a shopping
list, if they are not already familiar with one. Use a
shopping list of your own to discuss how you use a shopping list.
Why are certain items on the list? Discuss the concept of
creating a budget and how one needs to understand how much items
cost so they understand how much money they will need when
shopping, and how
much they can afford.
A shopping list is a list of items to be
Questions for discussion:
Why do people create shopping lists?
Why are shopping lists useful? (to remember
what you need when shopping, to get supplies for a particular
recipe, to keep yourself from buying what you don't need, and for keeping within your budget).
What things might they put on their shopping
Basic Math Review:
Items x price per unit = Total spent on item.
Running total = Current item + prior total
Use the following worksheet to practice and
review using a shopping list.