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The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen is a classic story for nearly all adults, and many children. Here it is retold and...
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs, Goods and Services, Incentive
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What Are Incentives?

Students will understand that incentives are used to encourage them to make good choices. After identifying incentives offered at home...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive
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Build Your Community

Students will learn about a variety of businesses and the service they provide to a community. They will build a...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Who Gets More than Their Fair Share?

This lesson has students continue to explore a variety of ways to share, particularly when an obvious solution is not...
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Economic Systems, Market Structure
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That's Not Fair! How Do We Share?

This lesson has students explore a variety of ways to share, particularly when an obvious solution is not apparent.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services, Scarcity
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The Shoemaker's Tools

After hearing the story, "The Shoemaker and the Elves," the students will find the capital resources of the shoemaker's business.
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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Country Mouse Makes a Decision!

Very young students will be able to make a cost/benefit chart for the Country Mouse after hearing the classic story.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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I Can Dream Anything!

After listening to the song, 'I Can Do Anything', students discuss services that people in the community perform. This lesson...
Key Concepts: Choice, Specialization
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Who Pays for City Hall?

The students take a virtual field trip to City Hall in this kid-friendly site. This beginning civics/economic lesson will introduce...
Key Concepts: Communities and Cities, Roles of Government
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Rumble, Grumble, Gurgle, Roar

This lesson is about wants. Little Penguin is hungry and she wants to eat. This story is about how Little...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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Vincent van Gogh's 'Flower Beds in Holland'

Students study a painting by van Gogh called, "Flower Beds in Holland." The students recognize that this farmer made a...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity
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Little Star's Problem

Little Star has a problem, she wants a best friend. Learn how Dora and Boots help Little Star solve this...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Norman Rockwell's 'Curiosity Shop'

Students will look at a picture that Norman Rockwell painted about a Curiosity Shop. A little girl looks like she...
Key Concepts: Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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What Do People Do?

Students will give examples of human resources that are producers, and identify goods and services produced by workers.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Goods and Services, Producers
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