Bluestocking Guide: Economics (compatible with the 7th edition of Penny Candy)

Bluestocking Guide: Economics (compatible with the 7th edition of Penny Candy)

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ISBN: 9780942617658
Grades: 7-AD

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A Bluestocking Guide: Economics contains additional articles, written at varying reading levels, that expand on the concepts presented in the primer as well as an economic timetable that can be used to fill in the economic history that is usually missing from history books, historical fiction, historical movies, documentaries, etc.

Also includes suggested activities, articles that expand on the concepts presented in Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?, and a list of recommended movies and documentaries that contain good economic history, and a list of websites with good economic content.

Category Description for Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?:

Not conversant enough on economic theory to explain to your children why our economy is in the state it is, when, why and how we've gone off the gold standard, and why prices keep rising? Here's a simple, entertaining and in-depth introduction to economic theory. Written as a series of letters from "Uncle" Eric to a nephew or niece, this book explains economics along with interesting historical information. It covers topics such as the origin and history of money, the history of our dollar, the economic behavior of the government, the business cycle, inflation, recession, depression, the federal debt, foreign currency, how and why the government impacts the value of money, and the wisdom and pitfalls of investing. This 7th edition also adds reference lists of Web sites and financial newsletters for additional research. Clear enough for a 5th grader to read and understand, but not oversimplified.

A 2015 edition study guide for the Penny Candy book is available, e


Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
7
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780942617658
Author
Jane A. Williams
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Bluestocking Press
Weight
0.85 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.31"
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CC Challenge I
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Classical Conversations Challenge 1 curriculum
Kelley B on Jun 27, 2019
CC Challenge I
jaime j on May 24, 2019
Need it for Classical Conversations Challenge 1 program.
Brent R on Dec 19, 2018
Coop class
Michael H on Aug 15, 2018
Recommended by Cathy Duffy
Anne R on Aug 9, 2018
required
Mairi Alena J on Jul 31, 2018
Classical Conversations Challenge 1 program.
Joan F on Jul 17, 2018
I'm hoping it will add a bit of depth to the economics book to make it worthy of high school credit without being overwhelming
Jennifer C on Jul 2, 2018
Classical Conversations
Emily F on Jun 12, 2018
required for my student for next year
Elise E on Feb 22, 2018
Required text for Classical Conversations Challenge I curriculum
Elizabeth W on Feb 1, 2018
An understandable way to learn economics!
Amy C on Aug 22, 2017
Challenge 1
tania r on Aug 9, 2017
Curriculum for Classical Conversations
Cheryl S on May 8, 2017
Recommended by our homeschool group. I have used it in the past and I feel that it is a great resource for teaching economics.
Carla L on Apr 24, 2017
I believe that using the study guide along with "Whatever Happened to Penny Candy" will help my kids understand economics better
Cassandra M on Jan 13, 2017
My son lost some of his Challenge 1 books for Classical Conversations and my daughter needed it in a hurry.
Heidi W on Jan 3, 2017
We are using this book for a high school Economics class at co-op.
Amy R on Jan 2, 2017
required for class
Kristi B on Dec 15, 2016
Goes with the book
Marie D on Nov 28, 2016
Using it with the book Whatever Happened to Penny Candy.
Tracy S on Aug 18, 2016
recommendation
rebecca g on Aug 9, 2016
homeschool curriculum (classical conversations)
Jalin R on Aug 5, 2016
I have used this guide with my other children, and it is a fun way to learn about economics!
Laura R on May 26, 2016
My Classical Conversations Challenge I student is using this for her economics study.
Heather C on May 17, 2016
To help my daughter learn and remember the economics facts she has learned.
Cheryl C on Jan 22, 2016
Recommendation as a teacher guide for Whatever Happened to Penny Candy
Connie S on Oct 26, 2015
required curriculum for classical conversations
Kirsten B on Oct 1, 2015
Classical Conversations Challenge 1 curriculum
Kelley B on Jun 27, 2019
Need it for Classical Conversations Challenge 1 program.
Brent R on Dec 19, 2018
is this the newest (2015) edition?
A shopper on Jan 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I noticed the chapters were a bit different in the Economic guide for the newer version of Penny Candy and there was updated information, so I went ahead and bought the newer version of Penny Candy. That worked out best for us and it didn’t cost too much more.
Is using the Bluestocking guide with Penny Candy enough for a high school level economics course?
A shopper on Oct 4, 2016
Bluestocking Guide: Economics (compatible with the 7th edition of Penny Candy)
Bluestocking Guide: Economics (compatible with the 7th edition of Penny Candy)
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy 7th Edition
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy 7th Edition
BEST ANSWER: Especially, I believe it would. I only bought the book Whatever Happened to Penny Candy, but wish I had bought the Bluestocking Guide: Economics too. We were short on ready cash at the time. My daughter is reading the book, doing chapter summaries, and an essay to complete the course. In Ohio where we live, she only needs a half credit in Economics, so my husband and I felt that would satisfy the requirements. She has enjoyed it, and says that "all Americans should be required to read it before voting in the elections this year!" I am glad I bought it. Hope that this helps.
Is this a question and answer book to Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?
A shopper on Jul 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Bluestocking Guide is used to reinforce and enhance a student's understanding of Economics presented in WHATEVER HAPPENED TO PENNY CANDY? It asks questions, gives essay assignments, a final exam, other exercises, additional readings, and more.
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