“I absolutely love this Unit. I was such a big Amelia Bedeila fan as a child and have all the books in my classroom. The kids love this unit as well, which makes it even better.”
Economics can often be confusing and abstract for elementary students. A literature connection and lovable character can change all of that! This "Ready to Print" "No Prep" resource (along with the chapter book Amelia Bedelia Means Business by Herman Perish--nephew to the late Peggy Perish, originator of the quirky yet beloved Amelia Bedelia character) covers concepts of financial literacy in a meaningful way!
In this updated series for upper elementary students, Amelia Bedelia is back as a young, elementary-aged girl who still takes things literally. Like the picture books of yore, this chapter book has the students rolling with laughter—talk about engaging! Amelia Bedelia is also a character that the students root for so they hang on every word from start to finish. Amelia Bedelia's experiences with trying to earn money for a new bike by starting a business will generate realistic connections that have students understanding economics in no time!
Using the chapter book Amelia Bedelia Means Business and the "Ready to Print" enclosed lessons, you will be able to cover the following vocabulary: need, want, good, service, producer, consumer, supply, demand, advertising, budget, expense, profit, resources, opportunity cost, competition, and line graph. I have also included two math extension lessons covering reading a line graph and creating a line graph. All of the lessons teach the economics vocabulary AND relate the vocabulary to the story!
In addition to the lessons, I have also included a study guide and a unit test.
A full Teacher Answer Key is also included!
Thank your for your interest and I hope you enjoy this product from Project Hallway!
With your purchase, you will receive:
Student Handouts covering:
*Wants and Needs
*Goods, Services, Producers, & Consumers
*Supply & Demand
*Running a Business
*Reading a Line Graph
*Creating a Line Graph
Complete Teacher Answer Guide
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