Monday, September 23, 2013

Our Classroom Apple Market

I just taught the most amazing economics/apple lesson! Our school is working with the ASAP farm to school program. We live in a rural community with farm land everywhere. The goal is to get kids thinking about local produce and what type of goods their community provides.
I found the lesson plan for the apple market here, and turned it into the best most hands on economics lesson that I have ever taught. Talk about making a lesson applicable to real life and hands on. This is how I used it:

Have fun with your apple market. Let me know if you have any questions.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Constitution Day!

Constitution Day is Tuesday! Are you ready? If not check out my Constitution Day packet. I have included enough ideas to teach the Constitution in one day or over 3-4 days. I had so much success with this packet last year and finally felt like my sweet kids REALLY understood what the Constitution is, and why it is important.

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