Financial Fables: Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl

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Cover two subjects with one lesson! First, dive into English language arts; read an eBook, answer comprehension questions, and complete a cause and effect chart about the financial fable, Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl. Then, take a step toward mathematics using addition and multiplication to shop and compare best grocery prices. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Post and review the four guided reading questions somewhere visible for all to see during the lesson 
  • Print the story's pages in color and display them on a bulletin board, or bind them and allow learners to read when time permits 
  • Flip the classroom; give class members the eBook link to read at home, then come to class prepared to discuss and complete the worksheets 
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be familiar with adding, multiplying, and comparing decimals
Pros
  • Objectives and additional activities are categorized by grade level 
  • Teacher notes are provided to give extra tips, tricks, and hints for easy implementation 
  • The lesson plan is written clearly and in detail 
Cons
  • Penny Pigeon and the Missing Nest Egg link is no longer available