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Jobs Produce Goods and Services
Second graders investigate how different jobs produce goods and services. To show evidence of their learning, 2nd graders complete a graphic organizer illustrating three jobs and the goods and services they produce.
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The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza
Make a study of producers and consumers with an updated version of the classic story The Little Red Hen (this one is called The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza). After reading and discussing the story and terms, learners practice being...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Messy Bessey's Holidays
Teach your class some fairly complex terms—factors of production, human resources, capital resources, natural resources, and intermediate goods—with a storybook (Messy Bessey's Holidays), plenty of visuals and handouts, and related...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Potato: A Tale from the Great Depression
Students barter for goods within the class. In this economics activity based on the Great Depression, the teacher introduces the activity with a picture book, then students are allowed to barter with teacher supplied goods as they...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Learning about Money with the List-Group-and-Label Strategy
Students explore what money is and does. In this beginning economics and consumer education lesson, students work in a group to make a list of the things money can buy. Students add services to their list after the teacher prompts them...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History