JA In A Day

JA In A Day

JAOurselves

Grade: K Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: High
Work Readiness Level: Medium
Entrepreneurship Level: Medium

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JA Ourselves

JA Ourselves uses storybook characters in read-aloud and hands-on activities to introduce the role people play in an economy. Through engaging, volunteer-led activities, young students learn about individual choices, money, the importance of saving and giving, and the value of work. (Kindergarten)

JA+Our+Families

Grade: 1 Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: Medium
Work Readiness Level: Medium
Entrepreneurship Level: High

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JA Our Families

JA Our Families explains how family members' jobs and businesses contribute to the well-being of the family and of the community. The program introduces the concept of needs and wants and explores the ways families plan for and acquire goods and services. Students analyze their own skills to determine ways they can support their families. (Grade 1)

JA+Our+Community

Grade: 2 Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: Medium
Work Readiness Level: High
Entrepreneurship Level: Low

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JA Our Community

JA Our Community uses posters and games to offer practical information about businesses and the many jobs those businesses offer in a community. Students explore production methods through a simulation game, and they learn about taxes, decision-making, and how money flows in an economy. (Grade 2)

Jaourcity Cover

Grade: 3 Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: High
Work Readiness Level: Medium
Entrepreneurship Level: Medium

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JA Our City

JA Our City featuring Cha-Ching introduces students to financial literacy and learning objectives for third–grade social studies, including how people manage their money and the importance of economic exchange within a city. (Grade 3)

JA+Our+Region

Grade: 4 Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: Medium
Work Readiness Level: Medium
Entrepreneurship Level: High

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JA Our Region

JA Our Region introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. Students operate a hypothetical hot dog stand to understand the fundamental tasks performed by a business owner and to track the revenue and expenses of a business. (Grade 4)

JA+Our+Nation

Grade: 5 Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: Low
Work Readiness Level: High
Entrepreneurship Level: Medium

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JA Our Nation

JA Our Nation provides practical information about the need for employees who can meet the demands of the 21st century job market, particularly high-growth, high-demand jobs. By program's end, students will understand the skills, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math, that will make their futures brighter. (Grade 5)

JA+More+Than+Money

Grade: 3-5 Elementary School
Financial Literacy Level: High
Work Readiness Level: Medium
Entrepreneurship Level: High

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JA More than Money

JA More than Money introduces students to financial literacy and entrepreneurship, and to social studies learning objectives that include money-management skills, goods and services, and global markets. Through hands-on activities and a JA cast of characters serving as symbols for financial literacy and entrepreneurship concepts, students will learn a practical approach to starting a business and making smart decisions about managing money. (Grades 3-5)