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Showing Grade 1, Unit 6, Basic Economics
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Abuela's Weave

Description: A Young Guatemalan girl and her grandmother weave some special creations and then make a trip to market. Learn about the difference between handmade and manufactured items. Standard 1.6.2, 2.4.2 and 2.1.2

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 20

Apple Picking Time

Description: Where does that juicy red apple in your lunch come from? What time of year are apples picked? Learn interesting things about geography and economics through this web activity and reading the book Apple Picking Time. Standards K.3, 1.6.2, and 2.4.1

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 91

Bananas-From Manolo to Margie

Description: This story makes learning economics fun as it follows a crop of bananas from a plantation in Honduras to the breakfast table of a child in the United States. Along the way the bananas are handled by many workers and carried on different forms of transportation. This kind of product is one of the many that would be found at the port of Los Angeles. The Chiquita links in the lesson are dead and can be replaced by Standards 1.6.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, and 3.5.2

Author: Barbara S. Yingling

Lesson ID: 119

Big Green Pocketbook

Description: Join a young girl and her mother as they make a bus trip to town to do errands. They visit shops and businesses and stop for ice cream at the soda shop. Along the way, the little girl puts treasures into her big green pocketbook. Learn the difference between goods and services and the importance of saving in this basic economics lesson. Standards 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 2.4.3

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 140


Description: This is a set of resources, quizzes and games to support young children in learning about farms and farm animals. Part of the site is in Spanish. There is an activity book with coloring pages related to conservation. Standards K.3, 1.6.2, and 2.4.1

Author: US Department of Agriculture

Lesson ID: 398

For Rent

Description: This lesson is based on the book For Rent by Charles E. Martin. Some island children have been given a present--the little shed in the cove. They spruce it up and make it into a rental property. But being landlords is hard work. The rent from the shed helps pay for a class trip to Washington, DC. Standards 1.6.2 and 2.4.2

Author: Patricia King Robeson

Lesson ID: 415

Houses and Homes

Description: Read Houses and Homes, by Ann Morris. This photographic collection of 29 homes around the world is a window onto a rich variety of cultures and customs. Photographer Ken Heyman transports the reader to six continents to show how people all over the world create homes that meet their needs. This is a great story to learn about the relationship between geography and economics in supplying people's need for a place to live. Standards K.4.0, 1.2.4, 1.4.0, and 2.4.3

Author: Barbara S. Yingling, Montgomery County Public Schools

Lesson ID: 511

Let Your Fingers Do the Walking

Description: Use the local phone directory to find different types of jobs that are performed in your town, the community services available, and the different kinds of buisinesses that are located in your community. Standards K.3 and 1.6.2

Author: Myself and Others Project, American Forum for Global Education

Lesson ID: 645

Livre's Worth - At Home on the French Frontier

Description: A livre was the basic unit of French currency, like our dollar. Money was scarce in the colony, so people traded the goods and services they produced for the items they wanted. Pretend that you are a farmer and choose an item that you would like for yourself or for your home in colonial Illinois. Standards 1.6.1 and 2.4.1

Author: Illinois State Museum

Lesson ID: 106

Mama Is a Miner

Description: Using the story Mama Is a Miner, learn about economics by exploring the many tasks that coal miners do. Then find the locations of coal mines in the United States. K.3, 1.2.4, 1.6.2, and 2.2.4

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 690

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