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My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain

After reading the book My Side of the Mountain, students discuss the human capital that Sam possessed, the investments in human capital that he made and why these investments were important. Students work in groups to help them define and understand the meaning of investment in human capital, and they create a plan for investing in their human capital.

•  Lesson (pdf)

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

Book written by Jean Craighead George / ISBN: 0-14-240111-0. This book is in print and available.


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Audience:   Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons, SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Concepts:   Decision-Making, Human Capital