Economics Unit

Economics Unit
Economics Unit
Economics Unit
Economics Unit
Economics Unit
Economics Unit
Economics Unit
Economics Unit
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This "Make a Town" Economics unit it a perfect way to engage your students while learning all the economic concepts. Your class will transform your classroom into a town. Your students will learn about: needs, wants, goods and services, producers, consumers, and opportunity cost. This unit also implements other content areas (economics, social skills, map skills, and writing skills).
It will take about 2-3 weeks to teach or however long you want it to take.
This packet does not give full lesson layouts. However, it gives lesson ideas on a daily basis, which I think are detailed and clear enough). We all write lesson differently, this is an easier way to best suite everyone.
In my opinion:
Students will be engaged, busy, have fun, and learn a lot! Parent & student feedback were all positive. Parents were amazed with how much their child learned and loved the sheets that were filled out and sent home. The parents had a clear idea of what their child was learning throughout the process.

The following will be included:
Page 1= Cover Page
Page 2= Table of Contents
Page 3= Why make a town & Town Tips
Pages4-9 Lesson Ideas (These are just ideas, not the full lesson layout...detailed enough tho!)
Pages 10-11 = Parent Letter
Page 12= Town Invitation
Page 13= Examples of books to use when teaching Economics
Pages 14-16= Economic Posters (1 blank to create your own)
Page 17= Needs and Wants Sheet
Page 18= Needs and Wants Sheet
Page 19- Consumer & Producer Sheet
Page 20= Consumer & Producer Sheet
Page 21= Goods and Services Sheet
Page 22= Goods and Services Sort
Page 23= Opportunity Cost Writing
Page 24= Opportunity Cost Sheet
Page 25= Make a Town Ideas Sheet
Page 26= Town Rules Sheet
Page 27= Store Needs and Wants
Page 28= Consumer & Producer Sheet
Page 29= Town Application
Page 30= Award
Page 31= Commercial Plans
Page 32= Persuasive Writing
Page 33= Store Ad
Page 34= Store Design
Page 35= Town Map
Page 36= What do I say? Sheet
Page 37= Library Cards
Page 38= Health Cards
Pages 39-40= Economics Assessment
Page 41= Make a Town Notes
Pages 41-50= Town Pictures to use as examples
Page 51= Thank You Page

key words include: economics, goods, services, consumer, producer, needs, wants, opportunity cost, barter, community, writing, social skills, map skills
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