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Ten Mile Day Lesson for Grades 5-6

Ten Mile Day book cover

In this multidisciplinary lesson, students work in small groups ("work crews") while participating in a production activity. Students learn about competition, division of labor, and incentives. They also demonstrate how division of labor and incentives help lead to greater productivity.

•  Lesson (pdf)

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 5 and 6.

Book written by Mary Ann Fraser / ISBN: 0-8050-4703-4. This book is in print and available.


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Audience:   Elementary School, Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, History, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons, SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Concepts:   Factors of Production/Productive Resources, Human Capital, Productivity