Level D is recommended for either 3rd or 4th grade classrooms.

Hours of Instruction: 6 (four 90-minute lessons, each broken into 45-minute segments)

Students will work with the Money Savvy Pig piggy bank on a classroom versus individual basis. Each of the four lessons has three exercises that help students practice their new financial knowledge and helps teachers assess how well the material has been learned. The worksheets, some done individually and some done as a group, incorporate word games, puzzles, math problems and even an art project. Each 90 minute lesson is broken down into two 45-minute segments; 45-minutes for classroom instruction and 45-minutes for completion of the three activities that accompany each lesson. All instructional materials are included.

Level D Alignment fo Common Core Math Standards

Level D Alignment to Common Core English Language Arts Standards

Total teaching time required: 6 hrs. Pre-requisite: Level C.


1: Budgeting and Choices
2: Saving & Investing
3: Philanthropy
4: Ways To Pay

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Student Materials
  • 17 page Student Workbook

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Note: The Licensing Agreement for the Money Savvy Kids curriculum requires the purchase one set of instructor materials per classroom and one Student Workbook per pupil. Instructor materials may be reused from year to year.