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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.

This book is in print and available.


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Audience:   Elementary School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons, SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Concepts:   Types of Loans, Lenders/Borrowers, Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, Credit