On the Court with ... Michael Jordan Lesson for Grades 4-6

On the Court with Michael Jordan

Students participate in a simulation to learn about choices, alternatives, opportunity cost and human capital. They learn the PACED decision-making model, apply the model and recognize that learning the model is an investment in their human capital. Student groups build a tower with paper cups. Each group has different physical abilities based on an assigned level of human capital.

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This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 4, 5, and 6.

Book written by Matt Christopher / ISBN: 0-316-13792-8. This book is out of print but is available used and in electronic format.


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Audience:   Elementary School, Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons
Concepts:   Decision-Making, Opportunity Cost, Human Capital
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