Ice Cream: The Cold Creamy Treat

This simple book is all about ice cream. Millions of people like ice cream, and it is eaten in many different ways. More ice cream is eaten in the United States than anywhere else in the world. One-third of all American families eat a gallon of ice cream every two weeks! Learn more about this special treat!

Interested in using this resource in your classroom? Check out the posters that go along with this book: Consumers, Goods & Services, Market.

Comprehension Questions

What is a consumer?

People who buy goods and services.

Name some famous consumers of ice cream.

Emperor Nero, Marco Polo, King Charles I of England, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Dolly Madison.

How do consumers get the goods and services they want?

They must buy them. Goods and services have a price consumers must pay.

Where do consumers buy ice cream?

The answer will vary. Consumers buy ice cream in many places, such as supermarkets, ice cream parlors, ice cream trucks, etc.

The hand-cranked ice cream churner that was used in 1846 is an example of what kind of productive resource?

Capital resource.

Why do people use capital resources such as the ice cream churner?

It helps producers produce more ice cream in less time. This usually results in lower prices for consumers!

Why do producers make so many kinds of ice cream?

They know that consumers want many kinds and are willing to pay for them.

Author: Elaine Landau
Accelerated Reader Level/Points: .5
Publisher: Rourke Book Co.