ERIC Number: ED190453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Linda and Larry in Lollipopland. Teacher's Guide [and] Student Material.
A unit on manufacturing and consumerism for fourth grade social studies classes is presented. The unit, organized around a learning center approach, is composed in story form with cartoon illustrations. Objectives are to define the terms consumer, producer, goods, services, resources, and labor; explain what manufacturing is; and describe the steps of the manufacturing process. Students calculate the amount of resources needed to set up a lollipop factory and to construct and set up a lemonade stand. They also play a lollipop game. The guide includes a materials needed list, objectives, a sample student record sheet, reproducible pre- and posttests and worksheets, and directions for the lollipop games. Approximate class time is four to six hours. (KC)
Descriptors: Business, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Grade 4, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Centers (Classroom), Manufacturing, Merchandise Information, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka.
Authoring Institution: Project Consumer Operations Survival Training (COST), Easton, KS.