This lesson will introduce students to challenges faced by those who live in poverty due to homelessness, unemployment and/or low-income jobs. Students will read the book Crenshaw about a boy who creates an imaginary friend to help him deal with difficult experiences in life.
|Grade levels:||6-8, 3-5|
|Content keywords:||budget, income, expenses, opportunity cost, spend, saving, saving money, scarcity|
|Key Concepts:||Economics, Personal Finance, Saving and Investing|
|Resource type:||Lesson Plans|
|Time requirement:||30-60 minutes|