It's All About The Money Integrated Economics Unit & Scavenger Hunt

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Going Strong in 2nd Grade
Grade Levels
1st - 4th
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Economics - it's NOT all about the money!
This integrated SS and ELA unit of study includes lots of activities, graphic organizers, and more to keep your kids busy and learning about economics!

What's included??
4 Square Vocabulary Booklet (11 vocab words and blank sheets)
Economics Vocabulary Posters
Graphic Organizers
*Wants & Needs in our Classroom
*Saving Money Flow Map
*Venn Diagrams
*Goods & Services Sort
*Goods & Services in our Town
*Goods & Services at the Movies
*Producers & Consumers in our Town
*Saving vs. Spending
*Short Term & Long Term Saving Goals

4 Reading Comprehension Passages
I have a Job! Riddle Game
Goods Road & Services Street activity

Comprehension & Economics Response Activities for the following books:
Less Than Zero
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza
Strega Nona Meets Her Match
Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
A Chair For My Mother
Curious George Takes a Job

Economics Field Trip Scavenger Hunt - made to use at your local mall
*Student checkbook
*Scavenger Hunt Booklet
*Identify stores that provide wants/needs
*Find wants/needs in store(s) and cost of items
*Goods & Services - students decide if store provides good or services (pg. 9 includes an example of stores - the ones we used on our scavenger hunt).
*Producer & Consumer - find goods being produced and consumed
*Spend/Save decision sheet and "purchase" page
Total Pages
94 pages
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