Appendix

Identifying Economic Concepts in Literature

Possible Words/Statements for "Corners":

Annie's attitude concerning the Old One weaving her last rug:

  1. Selfish
  2. Heroic
  3. Thoughtful
  4. Clever

Source: Molyneux, L. (1994). Cooperative Learning, Geography and Success. Canandaigua, NY: Trellis Books.

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Using Available Resources

  1. Possible Questions to use for "Numbered Heads Together":
  2. Name and describe at least one type of food originating with the Navajos.
  3. Briefly describe the climate of the "Four Corners Area."
  4. Name at least two common vegetation crops in the area. Why are they grown? List one or two possible uses.
  5. Other than humans, what type of life populates the area?
  6. Name three ways the land and/or resources in this area can be used for economic gain. This could be as a group or individually.

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Currency Expert

http://pacific.commerce.ubc.ca/trade/currencies.html

Country
Name of Currency
Description
Exchange Rate (with the U.S.)
Fact about the Currency

United States

Adapted from Molyneux, L. (1994). Cooperative Learning, Geography and Success. Cananadaigua, NY: Trellis Books.

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