A K/1 Social Studies Unit introducing concepts of economics through games and activities:
Needs and Wants Webs: write examples of needs and wants (p.3-4)
Goods and Services Sort: sort pictures of goods and services (p.5-6)
Goods and Services: draw examples of goods and services and label them (p.7)
Making Choices: color in toys whose sum is equal or less than 85 cents (p.8)
Basic Needs: draw examples of basic needs (Food, clothing shelter) (p.9)
Game Ideas: list of game ideas and instructions along with printouts (p.10-18)
Why Save?: describe the why it is important to save our money and write what you would save money for (p.19)
When I Grow Up: draw a picture of what you want to be when you grow up (p.20)
A Job Well Done: pick a job and list what life-skills you would need to perform that job well (p.21)
Career Interview: students choose a person to interview
about their job (p.22)
Class Books: Needs & Wants, Goods & Services, What are you saving for?
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