1.1 What the students will do: In preparation for the real
lemonade stand, the children will visit different centers in the
classroom. Included will be books about lemonade stands,
dramatic play opportunities to act out customers, math
center with cash register to practice taking money, and a
science center to explore real lemons.
1.2 Why this is important: Children can create
meaningful experiences that will help
them personally understand the lesson.
2.1 Why this is important:
Children are honing skills
they will use in real life.
2.2 What the students will do: The
children use their computer
and typing skills to make
advertizing posters for the
3.1 What the students will do: After hosting the real lemonade stand,
children will brainstorm places to donate their profits. After
discussion of the merits/needs of each nomination, the students
will make a final vote of where to donate the money.
3.2 Why this is important:
Children are learning how they
have the power to make
positive change in their
4.1 What the students will do:
Children will employ the
scientific method to devise
the best lemonade recipe
4.2 Why this is important: Children are
advancing their science skills by
acting like scientists.