Wants on a Continuum

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You can't always get what you want, but you might just be able to teach your class about wants and choices. This plan leads pupils through a discussion and closes with a worksheet and assessment.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use this during a unit on goods ad services or general economic principles
Classroom Considerations

  • You do need to have a SMART Board to take full advantage of this resource; you could create your own slide show or handouts using the instructions provided in the plan
  • One of the items on the worksheet is concert tickets, which are specifically labeled Justin Bieber; when determining their ranking, point out to learners that these could be any concert tickets
Pros

  • Includes a handout and assessment
  • Provides a decent introduction to wants, choices, goods, and services
Cons

  • None