Third Grade Passport
Your student should complete this activity with adult involvement at
home or in your community.
- As a family, discuss the concept of paying bills. Talk about the different categories that bills fall into, as well as bills that change and those that stay the same.
- While driving, point out items that are paid for with tax money.
- Help your student identify an item, an amount of money, or an amount of time to be contributed to a charity of his/her choice.
- Have your student help decide what will be made for dinner one night. Give them at least three options. Eliminate options one at a time. Explain that once it comes down to the top two choices, the dinner not chosen is the opportunity cost.