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Backyard Chooks

Child eating an egg.
L2 cover image aug2013.

by Susan Paris

Jean loves eating eggs for breakfast, but one morning, there are no eggs left. This engaging article describes how Jean asks her family about getting their own chickens to ensure a constant supply of eggs. The family discussions about the costs and benefits of keeping chickens bring out financial literacy concepts that will be familiar to many students.

Series: School Journal Level 2, August 2013

Learning area: English, Mathematics and Statistics, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: eggs, chickens, financial literacy, money

In: School Journal Level 2, August 2013

Publication date: August 2013

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