I use this packet during our Life Lessons Common Core Unit in 1st Grade.
We read the book, discuss the life lesson, sequence the story and come up with a giving project for our class to do as a service project. We learn economics concepts like scarcity, choice, opportunity cost and resources. This also works well around the holidays and the kids love the chance to reap the benefits of being givers!
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Included in this mini-pack:
• Anchor chart templates (come in black and white and full color with blank templates and charts already filled out for reference): Scarcity & Opportunity Cost; Scarce Resources, Choice & Opportunity Cost; I Can Give; We Want to Give
• Natural/Human/Capital Resources Sort: full color sort for stations, blackline master for independent work and interactive powerpoint sort for whole group
• Character and Plot Sort & Sequence: full color sort for stations, blackline master for independent work and interactive powerpoint sort for whole group
• Writing Prompt Papers: Our giving project, I can give..., The Giving Tree, The life lesson
Full 6 week unit on fables and economics (including this packet)
The Little Red Hen Economics Mini-Pack
A FULL YEAR of science and social studies units for First Grade
Copyright Whitney Shaddock, 2016, licensed for one classroom use only. Please use the multiple licensing option for more than one classroom use!
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