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Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
Who fixes the swings at the park? The class creates a community bulletin board to explore the goods and services provided for their community in both the private and government sectors. They discuss taxes, consumers' wants and needs, and community cost benefits.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 18 Views 24 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US International Trade in Goods and Services - October 2002
Go back to the year 2002 and analyze data trends related to international trade of goods and services. Great data and background information are provided. Learners use this to answer five critical analysis questions. Tip: Since data is from 11 years ago, why not conduct a comparative analysis with economic data from then and today?
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
Goods and Services
Help your class stinguish between goods and service. They identify the difference between people who provide goods and people who provide services within the community.This lesson includes several online interactive games and activities where students can practice their new economic understanding.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 7 Views 83 Downloads
Goods and Services
Students explore the concept of goods and services. In this economics lesson, students examine the difference between people who produce goods and people who provide services. Students play a goods and services game to review the lesson.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 15 Views 71 Downloads
Goods and Services: A Community of Workers
Students examine the local economy. In this economics instructional activity, students research the goods and services that local businesses provide and design brochures to promote the businesses in their community.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 9 Views 69 Downloads
Producers of Goods and Services
Students use newspapers to brainstorm a list of the producers of goods and services in their community. In groups, they organize coupons based on the good or service and create a chart to organize the information. They discuss the producers impact on the economy.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Public Goods and Services
Students identify the public goods and services available to them in their community. In groups, they evaluate how each service meets the needs of the people and write a summary. They share this information with the class along with possible solutions to provide their community with better resources.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Sort It Out- Good and Services
Students sort pictures into groups. In this goods and services lesson, students are given a set of pictures which they must sort into categories. Students label their categories and state why the pictures are in their respective categories.
Pre-K - 1st Social Studies & History 6 Views 85 Downloads
Second graders explore financial decision making. In this introductory economics lesson, 2nd graders listen to the book Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst, and discuss making financial choices based on wants and needs.
2nd 21st Century Skills 33 Views 153 Downloads
I Want It All!
Third graders understand the economics of choices in buying. In this goods and services lesson, 3rd graders participate in activities to make choices about purchases. Students write stories, answer questions, and complete worksheets to increase understanding of economics.
3rd 21st Century Skills 14 Views 172 Downloads
Government Goods and Services
Fifth graders investigate the connection between taxes and government services. In this economics lesson, 5th graders discuss the process and benefits of paying sales and income taxes. Using calculators, students compute the amount of tax paid based on the percentage.
5th Math 7 Views 8 Downloads
Cowboy Bob Builds a Community
Students consider the most important buildings in a community. For this community lesson, students rebuild a "ghost town" by choosing the 10 most important buildings for public or private goods and services. They draw a map and explain why they included each.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students explore the interdependency of goods and services. In this interdependency lesson, students explore the process of production and discover that many natural goods go through several processes before they arrive at stores.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 5 Views 40 Downloads
Producers and Consumers
Students define and describe producers and consumers of goods and services. They analyze the relationship between producers and consumers of goods and services. Students produce a drawing that is well-organized and well-detailed.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 61 Downloads
Competition Works in our Flavor
Students read fact sheets and compare different malls and stores on how they compete for consumers. In this competition lesson plan, students learn about the role of the Federal Trade Commission and the goods and services they provide in order to reel in consumers.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
We are Consumers and Producers
Students describe how their families function as producers and consumers of goods and services. They identify what goods and services they must pay for to receive. They compare the work at home to the work done in the community and discuss its importance.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 11 Views 42 Downloads
Money, Money, Honey Bunny!
Learners determine the differences between goods and services, and saving and spending. In this economics lesson, students listen to a rhyming story about a bunny with money. They play a matching game with the associated cards and work with rhyming words that are presented in the story.
1st - 3rd Math 3 Views 44 Downloads
Tic Tac Taxes!
Students explore the different taxes that governments impose. For this taxes lesson, students examine the goods and services that different government levels supply with tax dollars. Students play tic-tac-taxes to review what they learned in the lesson.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Students identify and evaluate the cost of the goods and services the government provides to its citizens. They discover that they pay taxes so they can have the goods and services the government supplies to us. They answer comprehension questions to end the lesson.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Organizing Productive Resources to Make a Profit
Fourth graders examine what it takes to run a business. In this entrepreneurship lesson, 4th graders examine what it takes to organize a business and the risks that must be taken in order to make money. Students also review good and services, and productive resources.
4th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 22 Downloads