Less Than Zero Lesson for Grades 2-4
Students learn about saving, savings goals, interest, borrowing and opportunity cost by reading Less Than Zero. Students use a number line and a line graph to track spending and borrowing in the story.
• Lesson (pdf)
• Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)
• Whiteboard (ActivInspire/flipchart)
• Q&A (pdf)
Parents: Learn more about the Q&A using Less than Zero.
This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 2, 3, and 4.
Book written by Stuart J. Murphy / ISBN: 0-06-000126-7. This book is in print and available.
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Education Level: Pre-K-5 Subjects: Literature , Personal Finance , Economics , Mathematics , STEM Concepts: Saving , Lenders/Borrowers , Interest Resource Types: Lesson , SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard Languages: English