Social Studies Research and Practice
Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2007
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Lunch Money
Patricia A. Palmer
University of Missouri Kansas City, Center for Economic Education
This lesson plan can be used with elementary students to discuss the different aspects of entrepreneurship. It uses a trade book, Lunch Money, to launch a lesson about different aspects of designing and maintaining a business and business relationships.
About the Author(s)…
Patricia A. Palmer is Director of Operation Outreach at the University of Missouri Kansas City, Center for Economic Education. She serves teachers grades K-12 across northern Missouri, offering graduate courses, workshops, and consultation in the field of economic and personal finance education. Palmer is also a contributing writer for the state of Missouri Personal Finance teacher’s guide, state personal finance assessment, and economic education curriculum consultant for several textbooks and DVDs. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.