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My Papi Has a Motorcycle
Based on a children's book, this lesson highlights Spanish-language and Hispanic culture, as well as immigration, through a story about a little girl who recognizes the businesses and types of jobs in her community and how they have changed.
The Night Worker
This lesson, based on a children's story, will introduce students to productive resources related to certain jobs and how human capital helps workers perform their jobs.
Students learn about the five-step PACED decision-making process. Students complete a decision-making grid and participate in a taste test to determine the best mini pretzel. They learn about ways to complete a decision-making grid for criteria.
Isabel's Car Wash
Students are introduced to the roles of entrepreneur and investor in the context of starting a business through the book, Isabel’s Car Wash. After discussing the story, students are divided into entrepreneur and investor groups for a business start-up.
An Act for the Ages: The Federal Reserve Act
In this lesson, students will examine the Federal Reserve Act of 1913 and the establishment of the unique structure and functions of the Federal Reserve System.
Beige Book in the Classroom
Eight times per year, the Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book publication, a snapshot of business conditions in each of the Fed’s 12 regional Reserve Bank Districts. Students will collect economic information to write their own report.
Students listen to the story of Ruby and Max, bunnies that go shopping and make spending decisions. They learn about short-term and long-term savings goals. After a goal-sorting activity, students choose and illustrate their own savings goal.
Entrepreneurs and Inventions
Students learn about child inventors and then create their own invention to improve their everyday lives. They are introduced to entrepreneurship and choose the target audience and price for their invention, as well as illustrate it for a classroom book.
Entrepreneurship in Your Community: Creating Your Own Career
Help students use an economic way of thinking to consider entrepreneurship as a career option with this Silver NAEE Curriculum Award-winning guide, which includes 11 lessons.
Founding Fathers Feud
Students review the origins of the Constitution and its predecessor, the Articles of Confederation. They learn about the differences between those who identified as Federalists and Anti-Federalists, and their opinions on a central bank.