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Guided Reading Videos
The Food Bank
By James Savelli
Fatema learns all about the Food Bank from her friend Gul Pana. Read along to find out what happens at a Food Bank.
Applying to College
By Sharon Newmaster
Nazim wants to apply to college but he does not have a credit card to pay the application fee.
I Like To Save Money
By Sharon Newmaster
Learn the names of the Canadian coins and bills.
Where is My Bank Card?
Read about what happens when Samim loses his bank card.
The Cell Phone
Nabi asks his friend Faisal to help him cancel his cell phone plan. The boys learn an important lesson about cell phone contracts.
Learn about the different colours and values of Canadian money.
by Sharon Newmaster
Learn about the different colours of Canadian money.
Applying for a Job
By Peggy Dunham
Nay Moo and Htee Gre are looking for jobs. Read along as they make some mistakes and learn how to apply for a job.
Fundraising: The Bake Sale
By Monica Petrus
Malyoun is from Somalia and she wants to hel people there. She joins the Water Ambassadors and raises money through a bake sale. Read to learn how they planned for the fundraiser.
Fundraising: Greeting Cards
Ayan joins some clubs at school and learns about fundraising. Learn about how she and her friends make greeting cards to raise money to help others.
Fundraising: Henna Design
by Monica Petrus
A group of girls is trying to raise money for a clean water project in Africa. The girls have an idea. Read about how they raise $89.00 for the cause.
Htee Moo's Shoes
Htee Moo receives some money as a gift and he wants to buy some new shoes. Read along as he learns a lesson about "buyer's remorse".
Opening a Bank Account
Mariam is saving for college. Learn with Mariam how to open a bank account.
Pay the Fine
By Mandi Gerland and Ann Woomert
In this story, Adam finds out what happens when he doesn''t return his library books on time! Read along as he learns about library fines and figures out how to pay them.
The Right Shoes
Lara needs a new pair of shoes for the school prom and she must decide which ones to buy. Read about making choices based on prices and discounts.
Time to Save!
Lara learns how to use her bank account for saving for college. Read as she learns how to deposit her pay cheques and transfer money to her chequing account.
What Can I Do?
Mariam reads about Ryan Hreljac's story and is inspired to help him build water wells in Africa. Learn how she starts a new club at her school called Water Ambassadors.
We Pay the Tax
By Ann Woomert
On their second day in Canada, Mohamed and Abdilahi buy a snack from a store. They quickly learn that they must pay tax on some items in Canada.
What Should I Buy?
Sunita is in charge of buying groceries this week. Her siser wants her to buy some pop but will Sunita have enough money? Read as she estimates the cost of her food purchases.
Fatuma wonders why people work for free. Learn with her the benefits of volunteering and how it can lead to a paid job.