Drawing for Dollar$ and the Oklahoma Academic Standards

Use Drawing for Dollar$ to support teaching the Oklahoma Academic Standards

Draw a picture about…


  • How people work and earn money (OAS CS2:2)
  • Basic needs and wants (OAS CS2:3)


  • Why is money needed? (OAS CS2:1)
  • How money is earned? (OAS CS2:1)
  • How money is used for needs and wants (OAS CS2:1)
  • Costs and/or benefits of spending or saving (OAS CS2:1)
  • Consumers & producers in our country (OAS CS2:2)
  • A historic inventor or entrepreneur contributed to the growth of the nation (OAS CS2:3)



  • How people are paid for their labor (OAS CS2:1)
  • Different ways to pay for needs and wants (OAS CS2:1)
  • Taxes and how they work in our community (OAS CS2:2)



  • Scarcity and/or surplus and how it affects choices(OAS CS2:1)
  • Comparing human, capital and natural and/or resources and what they produce (OAS CS2:2)
  • How Oklahoma’s major economic activities (agriculture and livestock, aviation, tourism, military) have contributed to the growth of the state (OAS CS2:3)



  • Natural resources (fishing, farming, ranching, mining, manufacturing, tourism, oil & gas) and how they impact the US economy and their connections to global trade. (OAS CS1:4)
  • How people in the US work with the environment to address geographic challenges (housing, industry, transportation, communication, bridges, dams, tunnels, canals, freshwater supply, irrigation systems and landfills). (OAS CS1:5)
  • Major Native American groups and their economic activities. (OAS CS 2:1)



  • Economic motivations for English exploration in the US (competition for resources, gaining of national wealth) (OAS CS1:1)
  • How the colonial economy worked (natural resources, agriculture, exports, etc.) (OAS CS2:1)

Click on the Flyer below to download and print:

D4$ OAS Info