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Math: Canadian Curriculum Financial Literacy – Grades 5-8

  /  Math: Canadian Curriculum Financial Literacy – Grades 5-8


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Financial Literacy is an important topic to begin learning in the early years. From naming and counting coins to spending and saving, understanding money and how it works is important for a successful future! 

This Schoolio multi-level pack is great for families with kids working at a variety of different levels, or as a special focus unit for any child. In this 167-page unit, your student will develop financial literacy from a grade 5 level through to grade 8 level. 

Topics include:

  • Transferring Money
  • Estimating Costs with Tax
  • Calculating Sales Tax
  • Using Cash
  • Making Change
  • Budgets
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Unit Rates
  • Sales Taxes
  • Goods and Services
  • Methods of Payment
  • Types of Financial Goals
  • Financial Goals Time Frames
  • Setting Financial Goals
  • Barriers to Financial Success
  • Interest Rates- Loans
  • Interest Rates- Savings
  • Accounts
  • Distribution Finances
  • Currency
  • Exchange Rates
  • Financial Goals
  • Reliable Sources
  • Budgets 2
  • A Household Budget
  • Influencing Factors
  • Borrowing Money
  • Saving and Investing Money
  • Comparing Interest Rates and Fees
  • Currency and Interest Rates
  • Shopping Around the World
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Considerations
  • Balanced Budgets
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • What is APR?
  • Being a Smart Consumer
  • Entrepreneurship

The Schoolio Financial Literacy 5-8 program is best used for students who have a solid understanding of Grade 4 Financial Literacy and Grade 5 Numeration skills. If your child is older but has never taken Financial Literacy before, this unit is a great place to start!