One Fine Day Lesson for Grades K-2

In this lesson, students hear a story about a fox who must make a series of trades to get something he wants. The students complete a worksheet tracing the various trades the fox makes. They then are asked to complete a puzzle activity with a group but are not given all the necessary components. They must barter with other groups to obtain the pieces and supplies needed. Finally, the students complete an assessment using a text-to-text, text-to-self, and text-to-world format to compare the story One Fine Day with a new story about trading. Students should have basic knowledge of the following economic concepts prior to this lesson: trade, goods, services, and money.

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This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades K, 1, and 2.

Book written by Nonny Hogrogian / ISBN: 978-0-02-744000-3.

Braille and Talking Book versions are available via the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Library of Congress catalogue numbers are provided for accessible versions. The books can be accessed through BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). The book is available in Talking Book LCCN 71995173.


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Education Level: Pre-K-5
Subjects: Economics Literature
Concepts: Trade/International Trade
Resource Types: Lesson
Languages: English
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