This primary economics unit has everything you need to teach your students about goods and services. Includes:
• Goods and Services Vocabulary Posters
• Consumers and Producers Vocabulary Posters
• Goods and Services Picture Sort
• Writing About Goods and Services
• Cut-and-Paste Word Sort
This is a Needs and Wants unit that includes a three day lesson plan, color sorting cards for your pocket chart or center, sorting cut and paste activity for students, an easy reader, posters, and a mini booklet for your students to complete. I have included 5 versions of the wants and needs mini-b
This is a set of activities and posters to support your primary economics unit on needs and wants. Includes:
• Vocabulary Posters with definitions of needs and wants
• Picture Sort - Students sort picture cards according to whether the item is a need or a want
• Writing Activity
• Cut-and-Paste Word
Economics can often be a dull subject for your young learners, but it doesn't have to be! This econmics 3 day mini-unit will have your students wanting more! Whether they are demonstrating what it is to be a producer by creating their own Play-Doh product or modeling the assembly line with their peer
Economics: Supply and Demand
“Economics: Supply and Demand” is a Social Studies lesson that focuses on understanding the law of supply and demand and its effect on prices in a market economy. The original informational text provides an overview of the definitions of supply and deman
This powerpoint presentation is a guide to teach a lesson on Supply and Demand. Not only will your students learn these basic economic principles, but they will have fun doing it! This lesson is designed to engage your students in a way that they will never forget the laws of supply and demand!
Economics: Opportunity Costs
“Economics: Opportunity Costs” teaches students the concepts of scarcity, opportunity costs and economic interdependence. Students do a close read of an original informational text before applying their knowledge to identify the opportunity costs, explai
This needs and wants unit is JAM-PACKED with SO many activities for your students!!! :)
Needs and Wants sort with a recording sheet (print on white card stock and laminate to use for a center/work-station or in a
This is a great resource to help you teach your kiddos goods and services. Contains lessons that are correlated with COMMON CORE!
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* 2 posters with definitions
* Goods and Services Flapbook
* "When I grow up" Goods/Services 2.W.3
* Goods and Services Student
Looking for a new way to teach your students about economics? Look no further! This download includes 3 days worth of detailed lesson plans and activities. Complete with lesson plans, pictures of classroom anchor charts, sorting activities, writing activities, and resources to more economics activ
This smart board lesson contains a detailed lesson plan, interactive pages (click and reveal, pull tabs, chart etc.), website links, link to video, and a printable student response worksheet on the topic of goods and services (pdf in the attachment tab).
Your students will learn the difference bet
This fun adapted book is perfect for teaching the extended Math standards for grades 3-5:
MD.35.4c Solve addition 1-step, real-world word problems
involving mass, volume or money (e.g., following a recipe,
paying for groceries).
The activity pack includes 3 books:
What Can I Buy? - Grocery Store
These scarcity and choice activities were designed as a cross curricular economics unit. They will help your students learn what scarcity is, how it is caused, and how they can help make better choices to limit its effects. Social Studies, reading, and writing lessons are all included in this unit.
This spending and saving unit is JAM-PACKED with SO many activities for your students!!! :)
Charitable Giving Poster
Printable Classroom Money/Credit Cards
Wallet (for students to make and hold t
Do you NEED a lesson on needs and wants? I hope you will WANT to purchase this one! My smart board lesson contains a detailed lesson plan for this 2 day lesson, interactive pages ( pull tabs, click to reveal), video link, website links and a printable responding sheet for your students. Literature
This Community Helpers unit from SOL Train Learning was in the TPT Newsletter! It has it all! The lesson plan provides a detailed schedule for each day, centered on our original songs. Fun and upbeat MP3 songs are included: Our Community Helpers unit has emergent books, games, activities that in
This updated download contains four (4) ready-to-use economics activities. Each one includes teaching suggestions and a full-sized answer key. Just print and copy!
These fun and easy activities can be used to introduce, review, and/or assess common economics concepts.
This download contains a
This is a short, but sweet powerpoint to use when you introduce the economics terms of Natural, Capital, and Human resources. There are two slides per type of resource, one slide providing information and examples, and another where you can use the pen tool in ppt. to have students generate examples
This 11 page smart notebook lesson (.notebook file) contains a lesson plan describing each activity, interactive pages, website links and a differentiated printable response sheet (in the attachment tab).
I use this lesson with my first graders, but it would be appropriate for second grade as well.
This goods and services unit is JAM-PACKED with SO many activities for your students!!! :)
Goods and Services sort with a recording sheet (print on white card stock and laminate to use for a center/work-station or in a pocket c
This resource was created out of a need to teach a somewhat difficult concept in a fun and approachable way. This unit combines the economic concepts of: need vs. want, goods and services, producer and consumers, trade, entrepreneurship, opportunity cost, and scarcity with the fairy tales: Goldilocks
~Goods and Services bundle pack!
- Posters, Worksheets, Cut and Paste, Flip Book, and Student interview! Plus Answer Keys!! All you need!
-Posters for Consumer, Producer, Service, and Good that include pictures with definition on them in color. Use for your word wall or at the beginning of your lesso
Looking for a "hands on" way to teach your intermediate students the meaning of supply and demand without the messiness of a real life lemonade stand? Try out this worksheet and lesson for an online simulation where students run their own lemonade stand and determine how the cost of their product as
This is a week long lesson that supports project-based learning. Designed for second though fourth grade, this project allows students to work in groups to invent a product, advertise it and try to sell it to the investors in the "shark tank." The students will be challenged by their classmates to
Economics: Taxes” is a Social Studies lesson that combines reading informational text with writing and math. Students do a close read of the text before applying their knowledge to identifying types of taxes, calculating sales tax and explaining the purpose of taxes
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Do you want a Persuasive Writing Project that will excite your students? Then this is the Writing Unit for you! This Unit is Persuasive Writing with an added Economics twist! Your students will be creating their own businesses.
A quick and easy, week long fun focusing on need and wants.
Included in the pack:
- fun and colorful anchor charts
- picture supported needs and wants whole group sort (pocket chart)
- three quick checks/independent worksheets
- a complete persuasive writing activity (prewrite, graphic organizer,
These Producer and Consumer activities were designed as a cross-curricular social studies unit (Reading, Social Studies, and Math) Activities on producers, consumers, goods, and services are included in these print and go activities.
This product is part of my Economics Bundle. Click on the link
Have you ever tried to convince a child that food from your kitchen tastes just as good as food from Mc Donald's? This activity does just that. It also works on healthy food choices, media influences, and making good decisions. It could be used for health, economics, decision making or anything fo
This Economy Set can be used for class management or as part of an Economy Unit. It includes "Frog Bucks" in the amount of 1, 5, 10 and 20s. It also has a list of how the students can earn the Frog Bucks and how they can Lose the Frog Bucks. There is a "No Stealing Contract" for the students to sign
Labor Day is an important September American holiday that's often overlooked in our school curriculum. This no prep lesson activity will help students in kindergarten (K), first (1), and second (2) grades understand that Labor Day means more than the end of summer and a day off from school. This le
Needs and Wants
This needs and wants unit is filled with many interactive activities for your students!
Need and Want sort with a recording sheet (print on white card stock and laminate to use for a center/work-station)
Need and Want response sheet
Need and Want We
This product is designed to support a class lesson that centers around the video The Story of Stuff that can be easily found on YouTube. The Story of Stuff is an interesting and clearly illustrated 21 minute video about the m
At the Kindergarten level, students begin learning about economics and counting money. By the end of First Grade, students are often expected to identify and describe the differences between needs and wants. They are also expected to provide examples of each.
To help teach these concepts to this a
Do you find that you have more standards to teach than time to teach it? Me too! That’s why I created this Social Studies lesson that combines content with reading and writing. “Economics: Saving and Investing” presents the information students need to understand these financial terms with opportu
This is a complete lesson plan about the functions, types, and characteristics of money. It also takes an in-depth look at the M1 and M2 money supplies, and the monetary base. (This lesson is part of a larger unit on
The name says it all! If you are teaching Economics, then this unit is for you! Your class will be setting up a flower shop- learning about capital, expenses, profit, goods, services, needs, wants, supply and demand as they are consumers (making adorable flowers) and producers (selling their flower
This goods and services unit is filled with many interactive activities for your students!
Goods and Services sort with a recording sheet (print on white card stock and laminate to use for a center/work-station)
Goods and Services response sheet
Goods and Servi
To go along with Social Studies discussions about interdependence, exports, and imports, this game puts students in charge of their own countries. They must trade with other groups in order to obtain the supplies that they need to be a successful country. There are 8 supplies total that all countri
Labor Day is an important patriotic September holiday that's often overlooked in our school curriculum. This PowerPoint lesson and activities will help students in kindergarten (K), first (1), and second (2) grades understand that Labor Day means more than the end of summer and a day off from school
This is a complete lesson plan about the basic history and organizational structure of the Federal Reserve System. It also explores the Fed’s three major functions: the payments system, supervision and regulation, and monetary policy. (This lesson is part of a larger unit on
Inspired by the book, Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, I like to start off the new year by teaching a little mini-unit on saving money. We talk about setting money goals and why people save money. We also talk about ways kids can earn money. The kiddos love it!
This unit includes:
Community Helpers Spotlight: Police Officer Labor Day Career Studies
Here's a quick and simple resource for introducing students to career studies! 8 pages of community helper printables, featuring police officers, designed for primary students.
Reading Passage with questions
Supply and demand ready to use lesson! This is an all in one resource to use to teach the concept of supply and demand, written in kid friendly language. This complete lesson includes:
-Engaging 13 slide PowerPoint presentation explaining supply and demand that includes whole group practice
This is a complete lesson plan that explores the many facets of Gross Domestic Product. It examines the three different ways to calculate GDP, the difference between nominal GDP and real GDP, and GDP per capita. (This lesson is part of a larger unit on
Entrepreneurship is a practical and viable career choice, which is often under appreciated or over looked. This complete learning package exposes students to key aspects entrepreneurship. Students will be able explain the current trend occurring w
This PBL experiences provides students an opportunity to apply math, social studies, and financial literacy knowledge.
During this project students will use a budget and grocery store ads to plan a Thanksgiving meal for their family.
Included in this purchase are:
- Step by step lesson plan for t
Mercantilism Simulation - Activity - The Thirteen Colonies
This lesson provides a fun educational simulation for students to experience trade during the age of mercantilism. The simulation is set up so that they will see the impact of the rules created by England to limit trade,
In this COMPLETE lesson from InspirEd Educators, students will be able to describe the different forms of economic systems such as command, market and mixed. Lesson warm up, teacher instructions, teacher answers, guiding discussion questions, all student handouts and activities are included in this
In third grade we study economics as part of our social studies lessons. As a way to bring the real world into our classroom we use our knowledge of economics to create a business that provides goods or services. This packet includes:
-Key economic terms
-Recording sheet for definitions of terms