Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Economic concepts are often found in places students have never considered, like children’s literature. In this lesson, students will explore the various economic concepts addressed in five of Dr. Seuss' most popular books: The Cat in the Hat; Green Eggs and Ham; The Lorax; Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and Horton Hears a Who! This lesson assumes the students already have some knowledge of basic microeconomic concepts. Therefore, it would be best utilized as a review or unit summary to reinforce the concepts you have already covered.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Economics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Complements - Externalities - Market Failures - Opportunity Cost - Property Rights - Specialization - Tragedy of the Commons - Utility - Wants

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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