The Student Pre- and Post-Tests are based on The Basic Economics Test for 5th and 6th grade students. The Basic Economics Test is a nationally standardized and normed assessment. The assessment consists of 12 questions and is intended to measure student understanding of economic content covered throughout the program. 

Student Pre-Test

Student Post-Test

Teacher Pre-Test

Teacher Post-test

Reading Literacy ELA Lesson Plans

Day 1 “Danny Dollar”

Day 2 “Twisted Sister” and “Cha Church”

Day 3 “Shoes or Lose” and “The Man with the Plan”

Day 4 “Stand By Me,” “Pablo’s Revenge,” and “Lemon-Paid”

Day 5 “The Mayor of Hurl” and “The Front Page Blues”

Day 6 “Making A Stand” and “The Skybox Rocks”

Day 7 “Way to go, CEO!”

Day 8 “Bucks for Ducks” and “The Closing Bell”

Social Studies and Financial Literacy Lesson Plans 

Developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland 

To access Google Doc versions of Lesson Plans, visit