“Ourselves®” uses compelling stories read aloud by the volunteer along with hands-on activities to demonstrate helping, working, earning and saving.
“Our Families®” emphasizes the roles people play in the local economy and engages students with activities about needs, wants, jobs, tools and skills and interdependence.
[First Grade Our Families.pdf]
“Our Community®” explores the interdependent roles of workers in a community, the work they perform and how communities work.
[Second Grade Our Community.pdf]
“Our City®” studies careers, the skills people need to work in those careers and how businesses contribute to a city.
[Third Grade Our City.pdf]
“Our Region®” introduces the relationship between the natural, human and capital resources found in different regions and explores regional businesses that produce goods and services for consumers.
[Fourth Grade Our Region.pdf]
“Our Nation®” examines how businesses operate in the United States. Students role play business ownership, interview for jobs and learn different methods of production while exploring various economic issues that impact business.
[Fifth Grade Our Nation Revised.pdf]
JA More than Money teaches students about earning, spending, sharing, and saving money, and businesses they can start or jobs they can perform to earn money. Six required, after-school, volunteer-led activities.
[After School More Than Money.pdf]