The Goat in the Rug Lesson for Grades 2-4
Students listen to the book The Goat in the Rug, about a Navajo weaver who uses a number of resources and intermediate goods to make a traditional Navajo rug. The students are placed in groups to learn about productive resources and intermediate goods. They play a matching game and make posters to classify the natural resources, human resources, capital resources and intermediate goods used in the story.
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This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 2, 3 and 4.
Book written by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link / ISBN: 0-689-71418-1. This book is in print and available.
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