Needs & Wants Activities Needs & Wants Emergent Reader With Poster Activities

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Is teaching about “Needs & Wants” part of your curriculum?

This bit of economics is one of our standards, so I thought it would be fun to introduce this concept with a “Needs & Wants” emergent reader, plus some poster activities.

There are two emergent reader options.

A simpler version for younger kiddos, has them trace and write the “need-want” words, then color the graphics.

The other booklet is for older students, who read the simple sentences, which are packed with plenty of Dolch sight words, color the graphics, then fill in the blanks.

I’ve included both question marks and periods, so you can review end punctuation as well.

The emergent reader templates come with 4-pages on a one-page pattern.

Children color, cut, collate and staple the pages together, creating a “just the right size” booklet, which saves paper & ink.

The packet also includes a “Needs & Wants” poster that children create, by choosing from a collection of black & white graphics on their worksheet, then coloring, cutting and gluing them to the appropriate section on their poster.

There are full-color options, so that you can quickly & easily make an example to share, or if you’re pressed for time, use my completed sample.

Completed projects make an awesome bulletin board.

I’ve also included a set of colorful, “Needs” posters.

Use them to introduce your lesson, then scatter them on your display.

The posters also come in black & white for students; and are printed 2-on-a-page, with a cover, so you can create another “Needs & Wants” booklet, as a culminating review.

There are also blank poster patterns, which allow students to illustrate their own pages to help assess and check comprehension.

Be sure and check the PREVIEW for lots of samples.

This packet pairs nicely with the “Needs & Wants” 3D Craftivity

Click the link to take a peek.

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