Financial Literacy in Action: The Arts

The resources below are organized by grade, but the videos, teaching and learning examples and other resources found within can be useful in numerous teaching and learning situations across different subjects.

Videos, Viewer Guides and Lesson Plans    

Grade 9 & 10 Arts (Music)    

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The Arts – Grade 9 and 10 Music (AMU1O, AMG2O)   MP4
•  Minds On: Exploring Needs and Wants through Music   MP4
•  Action: Researching Options   MP4
•  Consolidation: Reflecting and Extending the Learning   MP4
Transcript   PDF
Viewer Guide   PDF
Viewer Guide for Professional Learning Facilitators   PDF
Lesson Plan   Website

Teaching and Learning Examples    

Grade 11 The Arts (visual arts) and Business Studies:
Financial Literacy Visual Arts (AVI3O and DP3O)

Subject/Division Association Supporting Materials    

Subject and Division Associations have developed learning resources to demonstrate connections between financial literacy knowledge and skills and various curriculum expectations. The links below will take you directly to the financial literacy resources posted on the subject/division association websites.

Arts Education Consultants of Ontario (ARTSECO)

  • Financial Literacy in the Performing Arts (ATC3O/M, ADA3O/M, AMU3O/M)
  • Living The Life: A Financial Literacy Unit for Secondary Arts Programs  (Any Secondary Arts Course)

Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE)

  • Grades 9-10 Drama and Financial Literacy (ADA1O/2O) – Financial Literacy and Personal Responsibility in times of Financial Crisis
  • Grade 12 Dance and Financial Literacy (ATC4M) – Financing Dance
  • Grades 11-12 Drama and Financial Literacy (ADA3O/3M/4M) – What is my tomorrow? Financial Literacy through Improvisation and role play

Ontario Music Educators' Association (OMEA)

  • Grades 9-10 Music (AMU1O/2O) – Creative Ownership and Income
  • Grades 9-10 Music (AMU1O/2O) – Working for a Living – Careers in Music
  • Grades 9-10 Music (AMU1O/2O) – Need it Want it Get it
  • Grades 9-10 Music (AMU1O/2O) – Music Project or Event Planning