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Lesson Plan Samples

Elementary Economics SOL/Literature Connections

Excellent site with links to lessons that integrate literature and the economics strand of the Virginia Standards of Learning

Economics/Literature Connections

The Goat in the Rug

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?

Make Way for Ducklings

Novels with Literature connections

Gateway at Cornell University

Education Planet—gateway to lesson plans, activities, games, and ideas


California TeachNet Web Links for Economics

ProTeacher—Especially for the Elementary Teacher

Connections+  Lesson Plans and Ideas

EduPlace—Economics Ideas and Lessons

Maryland Online Teacher Resource—economic indicator, activities, literature connections, lesson plans

Grade 1 Links Page from Shoreline Social Studies Curriculum

Grade 1 Links Page from Shoreline Social Studies Curriculum

Knowledge Network Economics Links—K-12 Resources

Economic Lesson Plan Links to Resources



This page last updated on 06/25/00.

Dr. Cynthia Sparks is the Supervisor of Social Studies for Chesapeake Public Schools.  She is also an Adjunct Faculty member for the University of Virginia, Troy State University, and Old Dominion University.