Classroom Economy

The classroom economy resources posted below are matched to the system Rafe Esquith built when he was teaching in the L.A. Unified School District. In turn, the Vanguard Group created a curriculum matched to Esquith’s system. I use some of the items from Vangaurd but the money denominations seem too small for 5th grade and the jobs and salaries are not a good match for what I do in my classroom. This was the impetus for reworking many of the elements.

For posting: full list of jobs and descriptions here. Print in full page mode.

Quick Guide to jobs and descriptions

Class Job List

Money: 5000’s

Money: 1000’s

Money: 500’s