Thanksgiving traditions are the perfect ingredients for cooking up some careful consideration of two key concepts in economics: want and need. These two interactive pages will whet student appetites for economics amidst the season's abundance. TE included.
Talking Turkey: Want and Need can stand alone as a satisfying way to fill those exciting final hours before school lets out for Thanksgiving.
Also consider these two pages as appetizer for a larger menu of activities for teaching concepts in economics, "Economics for Everyone.'
Talking Turkey: Want and Need by Katie Engen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.