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Smart Shoppers (NL)

Subject Area: Language Arts

Link to Newfoundland and Labrador Language Arts Curriculum:
  • 1.5 use active listening skills to identify main ideas and supporting details
  • 3.2 express ideas and opinions in a manner that reflects sensitivity and shows respect to others
  • 4.3 identify a variety of reading and viewing processes and strategies to construct meaning from texts
  • 9.2 experiment with a variety of writing and representing forms and styles to suit purpose(s) and intended audience(s)
  • 10.1 use writing and representing strategies that help create a variety of texts
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:
Options for Consideration:
  • The class may be asked to write a paragraph summary about their topic.
Extended Learning Opportunities:
Articles: