ERIC Number: ED420595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Our City: 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 main 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 include: (1) "Inside Cities"; (2) "Building a City"; (3) "Dining Out"; (4) "Making Headlines"; and (5) "You Can Bank on It." The student materials are accompanied by: a letter to parents; a city zoning worksheet for lesson 1; a blueprint worksheet and building templates for lessons 2-4; sample menus and worksheet for lesson 3; game cards for lesson 5; a "Junior Journal"; and a "Certificate of Achievement." (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Urban Areas
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.