Spending and Saving | Economics | Social Studies for Google Classroom™

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The Reflective Educator
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. Teach your students about economics with this 8-week bundle. This resource is compatible with Google Classroom™ or for distance learning. The passages in these easy-to-use lessons combine social studies and reading informational text in one convenient bundle. It’s easy for teachers and engaging for
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Introduce your students to spending, saving, and investing with these social studies worksheets and graphic organizers. The informational text in this easy-to-use resource combines social studies and reading in ONE convenient lesson. Make the most of your instructional time with this engaging, effective resource!

Students will:

•explain the choices people must make with their money

•identify the risks and rewards for saving and investing

•describe some of the ways people can invest their money

•learn important vocabulary words related to the topic

Students will:

•read and annotate an informational text - Spending and Saving

•complete a variety of graphic organizers to process their understanding of the text

•practice key vocabulary featured in the text

•cite evidence to answer text-dependent questions

•complete a foldable to analyze the text

•demonstrate their understanding with an assessment

Included in this resource:

•Resource Overview

•Links to Digital Resources

•Lesson Plan Outline for 5 Days

•Informational Text

•Questions to Practice Reading Strategies

•Cloze Notes of the Text (scaffolded notes)

•Vocabulary Worksheet and Teaching Slides

•Text-Dependent Questions

•Graphic Organizer and Writing a Summary

•Multiple-Choice Assessment

•Foldable for Interactive Notebooks

•Answer Keys

Google Slides™ or Google Forms™ Versions of the:

•Nonfiction Passage

•1-2-3 Text Graphic Organizer

•Vocabulary Definitions with Image

•Vocabulary Worksheet (Self-Grading)

•Text-Dependent Questions

•Summary Graphic Organizer

•Assessment (Self-Grading)

Why waste time and money buying separate print and digital resources for the SAME lesson? This ONE resource gives you ALL the options!

1. Digital versions let you save time at the copy machine and display them on the whiteboard, or share through your Google Classroom™. 

2. Don’t need digital resources? Just print and go with the paper versions in the PDF. Easy!

More information is included in the preview. Please LOOK AT THE PREVIEW so you can get an idea of what this resource has to offer.

If you are a first-year teacher, teaching in a new grade, or even if you have been teaching for years, this resource is for you! It has everything you need to successfully teach this social studies and informational text reading unit.

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Total Pages
46 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).


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