Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Three Little Pigs…

EconEdLink is an excellent resource for economic lesson plans based on children’s literature. For example, check out this lesson on the Costs and Benefits of the Three Little Pigs and use this online  Three Little Pigs story. The lesson is based on … Continue reading

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Lawn Boy

Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen is about a 12-year old who takes a summer job mowing lawns because he is broke (scarcity of money). He makes a choice to mow some lawns with his grandpa’s old riding lawnmower. This book … Continue reading

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Tribal Economy of The Island of the Blue Dolphins

Posted on April 8, 2011 by Deborah Kozdras The Island of the Blue Dolphins is a story of Karana, an American Indian girl who survives on an island for many years. Economic Vocabulary: natural resources, human resources, capital resources, scarcity, … Continue reading

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