ERIC Number: ED420589
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Our Community: 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 students learn about their roles as individuals, workers, and consumers. The booklets are designed to provide practical information about businesses and the many occupations found in those businesses in a typical city. A master list of materials needed and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons in this booklet include: (1) "How Does a Community Work?"; (2) "Sweet 'O' Donuts"; (3) "The Role of Government"; (4) "A New Business"; and (5) "Money and Banking." The student materials are accompanied by: an audio tape on money and banking; a letter to parents; two activity sheets and job stickers for lesson 1; a donut sheet and ingredient sheets for lesson 2; play money and government job cards for lesson 3; ballots for lesson 4; a "Money Moves" worksheet; a "Junior Journal"; and a "Certificate of Achievement." (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Community, 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.