One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference Lesson for Grades 3-4

One Hen book cover

Students learn the definition of entrepreneurship and are introduced to the characteristics of entrepreneurs. Students are asked to apply these characteristics to themselves and people in their own communities by completing a story pyramid and then writing a short story that demonstrates how entrepreneurial activity can contribute to higher standards of living.

•  Lesson (pdf)

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

•  Q&A (pdf)

Parents: View the Q&A using One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference.

This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 3 and 4.

Book written by Katie Smith Milway (ISBN: 978-1554530281). This book is in print and available.

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 2015992381.

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Education Level: Pre-K-5
Subjects: Literature Economics
Concepts: Types of Loans Lenders/Borrowers Entrepreneurship Human Capital Credit
Resource Types: Lesson SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Languages: English