Economics Taught through Kids Detective Novel (Striker Jones e-book)

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Econ for Kids
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Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
Resource Type
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Pages
45 pages
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Description

Striker Jones is a unique classic kids detective novel that teaches children ages 8-12 basic economic concepts. Use it to introduce economic concepts like goods vs. services or trade-offs, and enrich your social studies curriculum with fun stories your kids will love.

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This file includes downloads of actual e-book files (Epub for Nook and iPads, Kindle file, and regular pdf).

Concepts covered include the following:

- Supply and Demand
- Goods vs. Services
- Incentives
- Trade-offs
- Opportunity Cost
- Competition
- Risk and Benefits
- Barter
- Information Asymmetry
- Diminishing Marginal Utility
- Benefits of Trade
- Prices
- Profits
- Public Choice
- Scarcity
- Voting

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Professional Review

"Striker Jones is an excellent text for older elementary students beginning to grasp more and more complicated economic concepts. Through its easy flowing narrative with lots of conversational dialogue, children will learn to see that economics affect their daily life far more than they realized!" - Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children

Other Buying Options

- Striker Jones 1 and 2 Combo Pack (Striker Jones, Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer)
- Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer E-book (the sequel)
Total Pages
45 pages
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Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
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Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

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