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. In the table below, are items I created, based on Esquith’s system. This seemed fitting given how education has changed over the last 20 years.
|Class Jobs, 3rd Grade||Class jobs, with descriptions, and suggested salaries. The document can be edited. The salaries are lower than in 5th.||here|
|Class Jobs, 5th Grade||Class jobs, with descriptions, and suggested salaries. The document can be edited. The salaries are higher than 3rd.||here|
|Money for 3rd||50s|
|Money for 5th||500s|
|Deed to Desk||One of the great parts of Esquith’s system is that students can move from renting their desk, to owning it. It is editable.||here|
|Rent Log||Students pay monthly rent. Here is how they keep track if they have paid.||here|
|Rent Log||The months have been filled in, to match a traditional calendar.||here|