Mikki Jo wants to make a special present for her new baby cousin. She trades the blackberries she picks for all the things needed to make a pair of booties.
What natural resource did Mikki Jo gather?
List the products Mikki Jo's mom produced from the blackberries she picked.
Blackberry preserves, blackberry pies, blackberry cobblers, ice cream
Describe Mikki Jo's economic want.
She wanted to give her new baby cousin, Samuel, a present she had made.
What natural resource did Mikki Jo "buy" from Mrs. Lozano with a bucket of berries?
What did her bucket of berries buy from Mrs. Washington?
Mrs. Washington spun her wool into yarn.
Is this a good or a service?
Service, Note: The yarn itself would be considered a good.
What did her bucket of berries buy from Mrs. Nelson? Is this a good or a service?
A pair of booties made from her yarn. Good, Note: The knitting of the yarn into the booties would be considered a service.
List the natural resources used to make the booties for her new cousin.
Author: Tricia Gardella
Accelerated Reader Level/Points: .5
Publisher: Orchard Books