Have a blast creating a town in the classroom with this fun Social Studies Unit for Early Economics. Includes an Informational booklet for students to complete as they are working through the unit. Learn all about map skills and early economics in a fun and creative way!
This unit hits SO MANY skills including:
Identifying key elements (compass rose, cardinal directions, title, key/legend with symbols) of maps and globes.
Construct a basic map using key elements including cardinal directions and map symbols.
Distinguishing between examples of goods and services.
Distinguishing people as buyers, sellers, and producers of goods and services.
Defining opportunity costs as giving up one thing for another.
Vocabulary within the unit includes:
buyer, seller, producer, consumer, goods, services, barter, trade, exchange, sell, function, needs, wants, natural resources, limited resources.