ERIC Number: ED420591
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Our Families: 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 family members and their interdependence. A master list of materials needed and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons include: (1) "Our Families"; (2) "Our Families' Needs and Wants"; (3) "Finding Our Families' Needs and Wants"; (4) "Our Families' Jobs"; and (5) "Our Families' Tools." The student materials are accompanied by: an audio tape, "Talking Tools"; a letter to parents; a booklet titled "Our Families," and accompanying stickers for lesson 1; a needs and wants worksheet, flash cards, and pictures for lesson 2; a worksheet, map symbols, and map symbol stickers for lesson 3; a book cover and job scenes for lesson 4; pictures, flash cards, and label for lesson 5; a "Junior Journal"; and a "Certificate of Achievement." (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), 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.