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        Daily Economics Activity Lesson Plan Book



Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     The Interesting Thing About Interest (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Truth about Taxes (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Is There a President in Your Pocket? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Keeping It Real (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     What's in an Income? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Who Manages the Government's Money? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     What is Social Security? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Short Readers
     What Are Goods and Services? (Short Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     What Are Wants and Needs? (Short Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Pricey Penny (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Check Is in the Mail (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Making Money by Using Yours (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Cutting Costs (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Credit Cards (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Buy! Sell! All About Stocks (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     One Costly Card (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Now That's a Big Bill! (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Out With the Old, In With the New (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     The Fed's Balancing Act (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Who Pays Taxes? (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     ABCs of Financial Wellness (Short Reader; Grades 6-7 Readability)
     Whose Signature Is On Your Dollar Bill? (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)


What would YOU do?
     Saving for the Summer (Grades 3-5)
     School Shopping Blues (Grades 3-5)
     Foreclosure in Our Family? (Grades 3-6)
     Too Much Change (Grades 4-6)


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     Something for a Song and a Dance (Grades 1-2)
     FICO Score - What is That? (Grades 1-3)
     Garon's Garage Sale (Grades 3-4)
     Mrs. Badger's Honey Cake (Grades 3-4)
     Three Different Choices (Grades 3-4)
     Spending Freeze (Hi/Lo Grade 4)

Basics of Economics
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics (Grades 3-5)
     Scarcity (Grades 4-6)
     Matt, the Entrepreneur (Grades 4-6)
     Brian, Ryan, and Diane Learn About Opportunity Cost (Grades 6-8)
     Supply and Demand at the Lemonade Stand (Grades 6-8)
     Money and Prices (Grades 6-12)
     Starting Your Own Business (Grades 6-12)

Advertising and Consumer Economics
     Be an Informed Consumer (Grades 3-5)
     Advertising: Fact or Opinion? (Grades 3-5)
     TV Ads: Fiction or Nonfiction? (Grades 3-5)
     Be a Comparison Shopper (Grades 4-6)
     Decisions, Decisions! (Grades 4-6)
     Advertising - Let the Buyer Beware! (Grades 6-12)
     You, the Consumer (Grades 6-12)

Personal Finance
     Making a Budget (Grades 4-6)
     Saving Makes Cents (Grades 4-6)
     What Is a FICO Score and Why Does It Matter? (Grades 4-6)
     How Does a Checking Account Work? (Grades 6-8)
     How Does a Savings Account Work? (Grades 6-8)
     All About Credit, Part 1 (Grades 6-12)
     All About Credit, Part 2 (Grades 6-12)
     Checking Accounts (Grades 6-12)
     Debit Cards (Grades 6-12)

Macroeconomics
     Making Money (Grades 1-3)
     Trading Day: Will Learns About Trade-Offs (Grades 3-4)
     Adam Smith (Grades 6-8)
     John Maynard Keynes (Grades 6-8)
     Fiscal Policy (Grades 6-12)
     What Is Inflation? (Grades 6-12)
     Trade Restrictions (Grades 6-12)
     Comparative Advantage (Grades 6-12)
     Government and Money (Grades 6-12)
     Gross Domestic Product (Grades 6-12)
     Our Economy and the U.S. Constitution (Grades 6-12)
     Market Incentives, Substitutes, and Complements (Grades 6-12)
     Characteristics of a Market Economy (Grades 6-12)

Miscellaneous
     How Is Paper Money Made? (Grades 6-8)
     The Civil War and Inflation (Grades 5-8)


Writing
Replying to Letters


Books
            Wild and Wacky Money Myths and Traditions (Grades 4-5)
            Making Money (Grades 4-5)


Leveled Books
            Spending Money
            Saving Money
            Saving Money Is a Habit
            Maggie's Money
            Nickels and Dimes Count


Economics Analogies
             Economics Analogies


Book Units
    The 100th Customer (Grades K-3)
    A Chair for My Mother (Grades 1-3)
    Alone in His Teacher's House (Marvin Redpost 4) (Grades 2-4)
    Lemons and Lemonade (Grades 3-4)
    The Go-Around Dollar (Grades 3-5)
    The Lemonade War (Grades 3-5)
    Thimble Summer (Grades 4-7)
    The People of Sparks: The Second Book of Ember (Grades 5-7)
    Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village (Grades 5-12)


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