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Showing Grade 2, Unit 4, Supplying Our Needs
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Farms and Food

http://www.humboldt.edu/~cga/resources/lesson_plan_pages/grade_2/farms_and_food.htm

Description: Divide the students into six cooperative groups to research six types of farms. Have each team select the crop or animal that will represent their farm. Each team must make a mural about things that need to be done on their farm to produce a crop or raise animals. Each mural should contain the following elements: geographic features, buildings, equipment, farmer and farm workers, and crops and/or animals. Standard 2.4.1

Author: California Geographic Alliance

Lesson ID: 397

For Rent

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade2/For_Rent.html

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

Give and Take

http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/giveandtake.htm

Description: How can both the girls and boys basketball teams have access to the scarce resource of prime gymnasium time for their games? Latoya and Jeff were asked by their coach to help schedule the intramural tournament. Here is your chance to help them. Though written for middle school, this lesson is easily adapted for use by older or younger students. Standards 2.4.3 and 12.1.1

Author: Middle School Economics, National Council on Economic Education

Lesson ID: 450

Goat in the Rug

http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lit-goat.htm

Description: Geraldine, a goat, tells the story of a Navajo weaver who produces a rug using the goat's mohair. Learn what producers, resources, and intermediate goods are through this story. Standards 2.4.0, 2.4.2, 2.4.3, and 3.5.1

Author: Mary Suiter, From Economics and Children's Literature, SPEC Publishers

Lesson ID: 456

Goat in the Rug/La chiva enel tapete

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/goat/goattg.html

Description: Geraldine, a goat, tells the story of a Navajo weaver who produces a rug using the goat's mohair. Learn what producers, resources, and intermediate goods are through this story. Standards 2.4.0, 2.4.2, 2.4.3, and 3.5.1

Author: Mary Suiter, From Economics and Children's Literature, SPEC Publishers

Lesson ID: 455

Grandma Essie's Covered Wagon

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade5/Grandma_Essie.html

Description: This book is an authentic oral history told to the author David Williams by his Grandma Essie. The story starts in Missouri during her childhood days and continues with her family's search for a better life that took them to Kansas, then to an oil-rich town in Oklahoma and finally back to Missouri. This read-to book and the accompanying activities is a wonderful way to learn about economic reasoning and geography. Standards 2.2.3, 2.4.1, and 2.4.3

Author: Patricia King Robeson

Lesson ID: 469

Houses and Homes

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade1/Houses_Homes.html

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

How to Make Apple Pie and See the World

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade2/How_Make.html

Description: Read the beautifully illustrated story How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marion Priceman about a girl who gathers the ingredients for an apple pie from locations all over the world. You will not only learn geography as you find what you need in different countries, but you will get an introduction to the economic concept of using human and capital resources to supply people's needs and wants. Standards 1.6.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, and 3.5.2

Author: Barbara S. Yingling, Montgomery County Public Schools

Lesson ID: 541

Kids as Decision Makers - Distinguishing between Needs and Wants

http://www.learnnc.org/lessons/TonyaKales6182002058

Description: As a class, students learn the differences between people needs and wants by looking at and sorting picture cards. As individuals they use magazines to cut out pictures of things they want and things they need and interview someone in their family to discover things they need and things they want as a family. Share and record the information. Standard 2.4.6 Standard 7.6.7

Author: Tonya Kales, University of North Carolina

Lesson ID: 114

Lemonade Stand

http://www.coolmath-games.com/lemonade/

Description: Lemonade Stand is a classic game that teaches the basics about how supply and demand affect business. In this game, it is your job to run a street-corner lemonade stand and to try to make some money doing it. Your business decisions affect supply and demand, and therefore, your profitability This game may be played with a wide range of sophistication. Standards 2.4.3, and 12.2.2

Author:

Lesson ID: 643

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