Tools for Teaching Economics Using ''Lawn Boy'' Lesson for Grades 6-8

Lawn Boy book cover

This six-session curriculum for grades six through eight corresponds to the book Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen. Each session integrates economic content related to specific chapters of the book. Topics include: capital markets, circular flow, demand, diversification, supply, markets, opportunity cost, productivity, and risk.

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This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 6, 7, and 8.

Book written by Gary Paulsen / ISBN: 978-0-553-49465-5. This book is available in print and electronic format.

Braille and Talking Book versions are available via the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Library of Congress catalogue numbers are provided for accessible versions. The books can be accessed through BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). The book is available in Braille LCCN 2010996317 and Talking Book LCCN 2010996204.


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Education Level: 6-8 Pre-K-5
Subjects: Economics Literature
Concepts: Capital Markets Circular Flow Demand Markets Opportunity Cost Productivity Risk
Resource Types: Lesson
Languages: English
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