JA Our Families

JA Our Families, designed for first grade, 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.

JA Our Families Resources

Program Brief
Program Overview
1st Grade Volunteer Tip Sheet
Vocabulary Words
Program completion certificate (customizable)

Read how JA Our Families correlates with Minnesota Academic Standards