Needs and Wants Teacher Resources
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Becoming a Wise Consumer: Creating a Budget
Can your teenagers afford their lifestyle choices? After they've learned about unit pricing (this instructional activity is linked), a personal budgeting activity has learners track their spending for an entire week. Groups begin by...
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions
Do you really need that new laptop/phone/dress/jacket/etc.? Financial decisions require us to distinguish between our wants and our needs. Through discussion and the evaluation of scenarios on provided worksheets, this resource will...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Consumer Confusion: Wants versus Needs and Gandhi's Wisdom
Fourth graders create graphs to illustrate consumer consumption throughout the world. In this consumer lesson plan, 4th graders also discuss wants and needs around the world, and consider Gandhi's opinion on material possessions as they...