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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.11 November 2008

Cover Story by Kioni Carter
A Reflection of Me:
Why My Students Disrespected Me

Kioni shares her experiences with the “bottom class" and reveals the trials and triumphs of inspiring them to become the "top class"!

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A School That Achieves Greatness

»Words—Are We Teaching the Right Ones?Cheryl Sigmon
»What, Me Worry?Sue Gruber
»20 Ideas for Teaching Citizenship to ChildrenLeah Davies
»On “The Coattails of Affinities”Todd R. Nelson
»People Do Better When They Feel GoodMarvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
»Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman

»$8 a Gallon Creates Jobs in Denmark
»Thoughts about Gratitude
»Labels Are For the Jelly Jar
»Cheating and the 'Net Generation
»November 2008 Writing Prompts
»The Economy, The Great Depression, Money Matters – Lessons & Resources
»Using Photography To Inspire Writing

»A printable story, The Turkey and the Pumpkin
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration for November 2008
»School Photographs for November 2008
»Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: November 2008
»Video Bytes: Guided Reading FAQ; Tour of Solar System; Wikis; How We Elect and More
»Live on Teachers.Net: November 2008
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers
»If you were given a magic wand...


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The Economy, The Great Depression, Money Matters – Lessons & Resources

During the current economic crisis, Teachers.Net suggests these lessons and resources to capitalize on the teachable moment to help students of all ages understand the complicated world of money, economics and finance.
from the Teachers.Net
November 1, 2008

“Black Boy,” by Richard Wright.
The Jim Crow South after the Great Depression
Senior English, Social Studies

The Great Depression to FDR’s New Deal
Senior history

Walking in Their Worn Out Shoes:- Life and Times of the Great Depression
Upper Elementary Social Studies. One month unit

"Dollar Votes," Roles of Different Economies
Senior Social Studies

"Economics Makes Cents" UNIT for third graders
Elementary Social Studies

Homeless or luxurious
Help students learn to function as economically literate citizens through the development of personal consumer economic skills.
Senior, Economics

The New Deal
Students analyze how the Great Depression affected children
Middle School Social Studies

Expressing Money
Expressing sums of money in different ways; listening comprehension

Money Board
Students use coins glued to magnets to show the amount of money corresponding to the number representing the date
Adaptable for Pre-k – Primary Math

Money Trading Song (piggyback)
Piggyback song teaches the relative values of coins
Primary Math

Money Activities
Books and activites to use to teach counting, sorting, patterns, matching, size order, uses of money
Pre-School Mathematics, Language, Science, Soc. Studies, Art integrated

Math Center Activities
Elementary Mathematic
Center ideas for teaching math concepts in small groups

From the Teachers.Net Gazette Archive
Teaching Perseverance Through Adversity-A History Lesson
by Lawrence F. Roberge M.S.

An additional resource:
Goldie's Fortune: A Story of the Great Depression (Doll Hospital, Book 2) (Paperback)
by Joan Holub (Author), Cheryl Kirk Noll (Illustrator)

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