Spend It! Lesson for Grades 1-2

Students listen to the story Spend It! This story is set in Bunnyland where carrots are money. Sonny the bunny has three carrots in his allowance jar. Sonny wants to buy everything, and he learns that he must make a choice because he does not have enough carrots to spend on everything he wants. Students will learn and review new vocabulary from the story (spend, wants, and choice) by completing a spelling activity, and complete a statement using the words. Students will also earn carrots by completing addition and subtraction math problems. Using the carrots they earn, students work with a partner to calculate if they have enough to purchase a toy they want from a list provided to them.

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

Book written by Cinders McLeod / ISBN: 978-0-399-54446-0


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Education Level: Pre-K-5
Subjects: Economics Literature Mathematics
Concepts: Spending Wants Choice Goods and Services
Resource Types: Lesson
Languages: English
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