Common Core State Standards

HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSONS

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    Chevy Volt... It's Electric!

    The costs and benefits of owning an electric or hybrid car will be evaluated in this lesson. By reading and researching the history of the production of electric cars, the lesson allows s...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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    Calculating Simple Interest

    How do banks calculate the amount of interest paid on a loan? In this lesson, students will view a Livescribe Pencast to learn how to find the dollar amount in interest that is due at ma...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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    Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some ar...

    The role of government is to provide for the common defense, define and protect property rights, and enforce contractual arrangements. Throughout the 20th and early 21st century, gover...

    Grades: 3-5, 6-8

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LESSONS

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    Uncle Jed's Barbershop

    Students listen to the book Uncle Jed's Barbershop, about an African American barber who, despite significant setbacks, saves enough money to buy his own barbershop. From the story, st...

    Grades: 3-5

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    A Chair for My Mother

    In the story, A Chair for My Mother, a little girl and her family save money in a jar to buy a chair after their furniture is destroyed in a fire. In this lesson, students will learn t...

    Grades: K-2, 3-5

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    Specialists Light Up Our Lives!

    Peppe and his family moved to America to pursue the American dream. His mother has passed away, his father is ill,and all the children need to find work to help provide for basic essen...

    Grades: K-2, 3-5

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