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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Personal Financial Literacy

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

6.14.A

Description:

compare the features and costs of a checking account and a debit card offered by different local financial institutions;

Standard:

6.14.B

Description:

distinguish between debit cards and credit cards;

Standard:

6.14.C

Description:

balance a check register that includes deposits, withdrawals, and transfers;

Standard:

6.14.D*

Description:

explain why it is important to establish a positive credit history;

Standard:

6.14.E

Description:

describe the information in a credit report and how long it is retained;

Standard:

6.14.F

Description:

describe the value of credit reports to borrowers and to lenders;

Standard:

6.14.G

Description:

explain various methods to pay for college, including through savings, grants, scholarships, student loans, and work-study; and

Standard:

6.14.H

Description:

compare the annual salary of several occupations requiring various levels of post-secondary education or vocational training and calculate the effects of the different annual salaries on lifetime income.

6th Grade Math - Personal Financial Literacy Lesson
 
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