Lesson Plan

Green Eggs and ...Economics?

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Scholars use four different children's books by Dr. Seuss to analyze microeconomic concepts. Group presentations and research help them better understand simple economic concepts through simple stories.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Laminate large photos of the Dr. Seuss and place them in the front of the room during the unit
  • Read an excerpt from each book aloud to begin the lesson and generate excitement 
Classroom Considerations
  • Store Dr. Seuss books, poster boards, and materials in same location for multiple days' use
Pros
  • Resource allows for online access as well as links for printable materials
  • Includes teacher-suggested responses in the lesson
Cons
  • None