Math (TAG): Financial Literacy

Suggested Time Frame: 17 Instructional Days


Focus TEKS

4th Grade Financial Literacy 

  • 4.10A distinguish between fixed and variable expenses S
  • 4.10B calculate profit in a given situation S
  • 4.10C compare the advantages and disadvantages of various savings options NT
  • 4.10D Describe how to allocate the weekly allowance among spending; saving,
    including for college; and sharing – NT
  • 4.10E Describe the basic purpose of financial institutions, including keeping money safe, borrowing money, and lending money- S

5th Grade Financial Literacy Concepts

  • 5.10A  Define income tax, payroll tax, sales tax, and property tax- S
  • 5.10B  Explain the difference between gross income and net income- S
  • 5.10C  Identify the advantages and disadvantages of different methods of payment, including check, credit card, debit card, and electronic payments -NT
  • 5.10D Develop a system for keeping and using financial records – NT
  • 5.10E  Describe actions that might be taken to balance a budget when expenses exceed income- S
  • 5.10F Balance a simple budget- S
Computational Fluency TEKS

Reviewing Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers – Whole Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals

  • 5.3K  add and subtract positive rational numbers fluently R

Numerical Expressions Review

  • 5.4F simplify numerical expressions that do not involve exponents, including up to two levels of grouping R
Spiral Review TEKS

Geometry Review

  • 5.5 classify two-dimensional figures in a hierarchy of sets and subsets using graphic organizers based on their attributes and properties R
    • 4.6A identify points, lines, line segments, rays, angles, and perpendicular and parallel lines S

Measuring Angles Review

  • 4.7C determine the approximate measures of angles in degrees to the nearest whole number using a protractor R
    • 4.7D draw an angle with a given measure S
    • 4.7E determine the measure of an unknown angle formed by two non-overlapping adjacent angles given one or both angle measures S

Measuring Perimeter, Area, and Volume Review

  • 5.4H represent and solve problems related to perimeter and/or area and related to volume R
  • 4.5D solve problems related to perimeter and area of rectangles where dimensions are whole numbers R

Reviewing Multiplication and Division with Whole Numbers

  • 4.4H solve with fluency one- and two-step problems involving multiplication and division, including interpreting remainders.R