Common Core State Standards

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LESSONS

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    One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Differ...

    The picture book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference, written by Kate Smith Milway, takes place in Africa. Here in a Ghanan village, young Kojo cannot afford to go to schoo...

    Grades: 3-5

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  • Opportunity Costs Toothbrush

    Everyday Opportunities

    In this lesson, students will learn about choices and opportunity costs that occur every day. While this lesson will go on throughout the day, the actual lesson is short.

    Grades: K-2, 3-5

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  • the mitten

    The Mitten

    This is a folktale retold by Jan Brett about a little boy whose grandmother knits him a pair of snow-white mittens. While the boy is outside playing, he loses one of the mittens and some ...

    Grades: K-2

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  • Cash Incentive Decision

    Incentives Influence Us!

    Students will learn that people respond predictably to positive incentives (rewards) and negative incentives (penalties). They will identify incentives in their daily lives at home an...

    Grades: 3-5

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  • Doctor

    Goods and Services

    Students will be able to distinguish between people who produce goods and people who provide services to a community.

    Grades: K-2

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  • Teacher Consumer Producer

    Communities - What They Provide For Us

    Students will learn that a job is work people do to earn a living in the world today.Students will learn the difference between jobs that provide a service and jobs that provide a good.

    Grades: K-2

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