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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.


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Audience:   Middle School, Elementary School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics, Literature
Resource Types:   Lessons
Concepts:   Capital Markets, Circular Flow, Demand, Markets, Opportunity Cost, Productivity, Risk