Lesson Plan

The Pickle Patch Bathtub

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What do your pupils want to save up their money for? Based around the book The Pickle Patch Bathtub, this lesson covers opportunity cost, saving, and spending. Learners participate in a discussion and practice making their own savings goals.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Use this during a unit on money
  • Have kids update the class on the status of their savings goals at regular intervals
Classroom Considerations
  • You will need to purchase or borrow a copy of The Pickle Patch Bathtub by Frances Kennedy
  • The presentations included with this resource are made for interactive whiteboards; these are not essential for the plan to succeed
  • Comes with additional worksheets
  • Answers to discussion questions are included next to the questions
  • Cross-curricular plan combines language arts, math, and economics
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