ERIC Number: ED420587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Ourselves: Guide for Consultants and Teachers [and] Student Materials.
Junior Achievemnt, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.
This document consists of two booklets, one for teachers and one for students. These booklets are part of the Elementary School Program of Junior Achievement, Inc., where participants learn about their roles as individuals, workers, and consumers. The booklets are designed to develop personal economic concepts through storybook characters presented by the consultant/teacher in read-aloud and hands-on activities. A master list of materials needed and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons include: (1) "Rico and His Friends Like to Play"; (2) "Rico and His Friends Make a Choice"; (3) "Rico and His Friends Work Together"; (4) "Rico and His Friends Save for a Tent"; and (5) "Rico and His Friends Buy a Tent." The student materials guide is accompanied by: the "Rico and His Friends" booklet; "Watching Our Money Grow"; "Let's Listen"; a letter to parents; a "Junior Journal"; duplicating masters; and a "Certificate of Achievement." (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
Junior Achievement, Inc., One Education Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Junior Achievemnt, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.