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Sheep in a Shop Lesson for Grades K-2

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Students listen to a story about sheep that go shopping for a gift. Unfortunately, they don't have quite enough money and must barter wool to obtain the gift they want. The students discuss what barter is and suggest other solutions to the sheep's problems. Students earn cotton balls and pennies for work that they do. They use the cotton balls to decorate a sheep and use extra cotton balls and pennies to buy additional decorations for their sheep.

•  Lesson (pdf)

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

•  Whiteboard (ActivInspire/flipchart)

•  Q&A (pdf)

Parents: View the Q&A using Sheep in a Shop.

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

Book written by Nancy Shaw / ISBN: 978-0-395-70672-5. This book is in print and available.


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Audience:   Elementary School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, Personal Finance, Mathematics
Resource Types:   Lessons, SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Concepts:   Trade/International Trade, Money, Spending, Saving