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ERIC Number: EJ907803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6463
The Yard Sale Project
Milbrath, Sherry
SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, v110 n5 p38-39 Jan 2011
Middle school students are not always aware of how much consumer goods actually cost. But, in light of recent financial difficulties in the community and around the country, it has been hard to miss the fact that most people have been cutting back and/or bargain hunting. In this article, the author describes a lesson wherein students draw and display items that someone might find at a real yard sale. This lesson provides students with an opportunity to incorporate real-world financial practices and lessons into their artwork. (Contains 1 online resource.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A