ERIC Number: ED408209
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Small-Size Economics: Lessons for the Primary Grades. Grades K-3.
Skeel, Dorothy J.
This book presents economic concepts in relation to topics commonly taught in social studies at the lower grade levels. The lessons are intended to accompany appropriate segments of the social studies curriculum, such as family, self, home, school, neighborhood, community. Lessons include the concepts of scarcity, needs and wants, goods and services, resources, supply and demand, buying and selling, producer and consumer, money, and interdependence. Two or three lessons are presented per concept. Each lesson follows a standard format: (1) concepts; (2) teaching strategy; (3) curriculum context; (4) instructional outcomes; (5) materials; (6) teaching procedure; and (7) evaluation. Reproducible worksheets and a glossary of concepts also are included. There are 10 lessons for kindergarten and first grade and 10 lessons for second and third grade. (EH)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Primary Education, Social Studies, Supply and Demand
Good Year Books, Department GYB, 1900 East Lake Avenue, Scott, Foresman and Company, Glenview, IL 60025.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A