Teaching Economics Using Children'S Literature
- Publish Date: 2006-06-15
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Maryann Foltz;Suellen Reed;Harlan R. Day
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This interdisciplinary curriculum guide helps teachers introduce their students to economics using popular children's stories. Sections include definitions of key economic concepts, 21 lessons based on specific stories, teaching activities for use with any children's story, as well as an annotated bibliography of suggested titles.
Selected stories include:
* The Giving Tree
* The Doorbell Rang
* A Chair for Mother
* From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil Frankweiler
* Island of the Blue Dolphins.
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The Council for Economic Education envisions a world in which people are empowered through economic and financial literacy to make informed and responsible choices throughout their lives as consumers, savers, investors, workers, citizens, and participants in our global economy.
Some of the areas in K-12 education we publish in include:
- Establishing and building credit
- Managing personal finances
- Understanding economics on a local, national, and global level
- Using economics in other subject areas: Social Studies, Geography, History, etc.
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