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Reporting Category 4 (TEKS 3.9 Manage Financial Resources)

Updated: Feb 13, 2022

Data Analysis and Personal Financial Literacy

The videos in this post explain mathematics Texas Essential Knowledge and Skill 3.9:

Personal financial literacy. The student applies mathematical process standards to manage one's financial resources effectively for lifetime financial security.

The STAAR videos below are selected released items from 3rd grade STAAR tests in 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2021. You can view the complete review of the 2017 STAAR test here.



explain the connection between human capital/labor and income

Teaching video

STAAR Videos



describe the relationship between the availability or scarcity of resources and how that impacts cost

Teaching video



explain that credit is used when wants or needs exceed the ability to pay and that it is the borrower's responsibility to pay it back to the lender, usually with interest

Teaching video




list reasons to save and explain the benefit of a savings plan, including for college

Teaching video


To view all the posts for the 3rd Grade Reporting Category 4 review, click here.

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