ERIC Number: ED367848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Smart Consumer Lesson Plans.
New Jersey Consortium for Consumer Education, Newark.
Lesson plans are provided for use with different populations of pre-K through senior high school students in four different areas of consumer education. Eight units in advertising are included: A First Look at Ads (pre-K-Grade 3), Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover (Grades 1-3), Fatal Distraction (Junior High), Package Labeling (Junior High), Product Comparison and Evaluation (Junior High), Consumer ADventure (Junior High), What Is a Sign? (Senior High), and Unit Pricing and New Nutrition Labels (Senior High). In the area of automobiles, one unit, The Best Car for You (Senior High), is accompanied by additional resources. Four units deal with personal finance: Mother's Day Flower Sale (Special Education), Budgeting (Grades 4-6 Gifted and Talented), Budgeting (Senior High), and Values, Decision Making, and Goal Setting (Senior High). Choosing the Right Toys is a unit for K-3. Each unit takes four to seven class periods. Each lesson plan may contain some or all of the following: plan goals and summary, reasons, objective, sequence of activities for each day, handouts, evaluation, and list of resources. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Jersey Consortium for Consumer Education, Newark.
Note: Prepared in partnership with the New Jersey Home Economics Association, the County and Municipal Consumer Agencies of New Jersey, the New Jersey Marketing Education Association, and the New Jersey Council on Economic Education.