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Smart Shoppers (Atlantic Canada)

Subject Area: English Language Arts

Links to the Foundation for the Atlantic Canada English Language Arts Curriculum Guide: Grades 7 to 9

General Curriculum Outcomes: Speaking and Listening

  • Students will be expected to:
    • Speak and listen to explore, extend, clarify and reflect on their thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences
    • Communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.
Brief Overview of the Lesson:

The students will use the Internet to read about how to be a smart shopper. These articles teach teens how to spend wisely and save money. After reading and taking notes they will share what they learned with the class.

Estimated Time Required for Implementation:

One class period

Materials Needed:

Computer, paper and pencils

Suggested Implementation Strategy:
Evaluation:
  • Assess the discussions in the group activity.
  • Assess the group findings for each topic.
Options for Consideration:
  • The class may be asked to write a paragraph summary about their topic.
Extended Learning Opportunities:
Articles: