ERIC Number: ED296926
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Elementary Economics: A Guide to Concepts, Activities, and Resources. Grades 4 to 6.
Pratt, Robert; O'Bannon, Joan
Designed to help upper elementary education teachers develop economics lessons as part of the social studies program, this curriculum guide introduces fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students to the study of: (1) economic institutions; (2) scarcity; (3) choice and decisionmaking; (4) specialization and exchange; and (5) economic systems. A curriculum guide is included for each grade level, and specific study units are provided that feature: (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 activity materials, and resource lists are included for each grade level. (JHP)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, 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 019 145. Portions of the document are printed on colored paper.