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Thank you for checking out this product! In this resource, students will meet ELA, math, as well as personal financial literacy standards through the use of a children's picture book. There are guided reading/literature circle and math components, as well as an opportunity for students to create their small business plan!
This resource offers two different classroom options. There is a Google Slides presentation that can be used in a distance learning environment, as well as the PDF version for a traditional classroom.
In the book, "One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference," Katie Smith Milway tells the true story of Kojo, a boy in Ghana who turned a small loan for one brown hen into the biggest farm in all of West Africa! I created this resource to creatively engage students in language arts, math, and personal financial literacy standards, using the book as the starting point.
This product could be utilized in a guided reading or literature circle setting, or as a whole group lesson during language arts resource. It could also be used to supplement your math block. However, the true value of this product is how it can be used to help teach personal financial literacy standards. Students also have the opportunity to create their own small business plan, which allows you to explore many different aspects of our economy!
Personal Financial Literacy (PFL) standards were created in 2007, with the mission of creating k-12 students who had a better understanding of how the economy works and how to manage their money. Currently, about half of the states have officially adopted the PFL standards. After doing some work with my district over the past three years to learn more about and help implement the standards, I believe that these are the most valuable set of standards we will teach our students! Whether a child grows up to be a doctor, a newspaper editor, or a stay-at-home-mom, they will all benefit from knowing how to create and use a budget.
There are many stand-alone PFL resources available through several different outlets. However, I have found that PFL works best when you can integrate them into what you are already doing within your literacy or math blocks. This is my first product to help accomplish this goal!
However you use it, I am sure both you and your students will enjoy the story of Kojo, as well as the fun, engaging activities!
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