The Great Business of Summer
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Content Focus: Math, Financial LiteracyView Sample Chapter Sample TAP
It’s summertime, and school is out! To help beat the heat and make a little spending money, Brandon, Gabe, and JB decide to open a lemonade stand. The boys refuse to let Mya join them in their business, a decision which they may end up regretting. Sure enough, Mya rounds up a couple of her friends and they open their own stand right next to the boys’ stand! The boys realize they have real competition when many of their customers start going to the girls’ stand instead.
Will Brandon and his friends be able to stay in business? Or will the girls force them to close? Find out when you read Brandon Jones and the Great Business of Summer!
Students learn about Math concepts (liquid conversions) and Financial literacy (revenue, profit, break-even) while engaged in a business competition between friends.
Summary of TAP: This TAP includes chapter comprehension pages, detailed project information, and tips for implementing Project-Based Learning (PBL) activities.
The enrichment portion includes activity pages exploring:
- a variety of liquid conversion sheets(from cups to gallons)
- bar graphs
general economic/financial literacy concepts
- telling time
- mapping skills
- ...and more!
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- Chapter Book for Grades 3-5
- Vocabulary terms
- Diverse characters
- Fun and engaging story!
- Includes Teacher Activity Pack (TAP)/workbook only
- Includes information on PBL and technology integration(plus all student activity pages)
- Includes Project activities, complete with sample rubrics
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- Over 100 pages, full color
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