Date:April 22, 2013

The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen is a classic story. Here it is retold and enhanced in order to provide a framework for illustrating and reviewing the concepts of productive resources: human, natural, capital, and entrepreneurial.

Objectives:

  • At the end of the lesson, you will be able to…
  • Sort and categorize productive resources as human, natural, capital or entrepreneurial.
  • Compute and perform simple multiplication of fractions and apply these procedures to solving problems

Standards:

United States History and Geography: Making a New Nation 5.8

Students trace the colonization, immigration, and settlement patterns of the American people from 1789 to the mid-1800s, with emphasis on the role of economic incentives, effects of the physical and political geography, and transportation systems.

Number Sense 5:2.5

Compute and perform simple multiplication and division of fractions and apply these procedures to solving problems