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Grade 3-5
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Lesson

Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not

Time: 90 mins,
Updated: October 18 2019,
Author: Julie Heath
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Objective

Students will be able to:

  • Understand why taxes are collected.
  • Analyze which goods and services are provided by governments and which are provided by private businesses.

Standards

Concepts

In this economics lesson, students will create a bulletin board town to learn about taxes.