Looking for a lesson that ties Common Core Standards in Reading Informational Text with Economics? This lesson spotlights the life of Milton S. Hershey and allows students to learn about the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship through a biographical sketch of one who experienced many bitter disappointments and sweet successes.
What better way to address Common Core standards in Reading Informational Text than by meeting a gentleman that changed the world of technology!
This lesson is last in a series of lessons on entrepreneurship for 3-5. Students will learn about market research and ways to influence consumer behavior through non-price competition. They will look for ways to make their products or innovations more appealing to consumers through advertisement.
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This revised and updated "how to" guide is a great way to start a classroom business with your students.
1 out of 7 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.