ERIC Number: ED296925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Elementary Economics: A Guide to Concepts, Activities, and Resources. Grades 1 to 3.
Pratt, Robert; O'Bannon, Joan
This curriculum guide was developed to help elementary education teachers incorporate economics lessons into the social studies curriculum. First, second, and third grade students study the concepts of: (1) economic institutions; (2) scarcity; (3) choice and decision-making; (4) specialization and exchange; and (5) economic systems. A curriculum guide is presented for each grade level, and individual study units are provided that include: (1) a generalization statement; (2) objectives; (3) strategies; (4) experience; (5) analysis; (6) other learning activities; and (7) an evaluation section. Some units contain an appendix of student related materials, and resource lists are included for each grade level. (JHP)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Primary Education, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Social Studies, Units of Study
Oregon Council on Economic Education, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Lorene Sails Higgins Charitable Trust, Portland, OR.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Council on Economic Education, Portland.
Note: For related document, see SO 019 146. Portions of the document are printed on colored paper.