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Goods and Services

This drag-and-drop activity gives students the chance to decide if various items represent goods or services. There are four parts…
Key Concepts: Complementary Goods and Services, Consumers, Goods and Services
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The Mitten

This is a folktale retold by Jan Brett about a little boy whose grandmother knits him a pair of snow…
Key Concepts: Scarcity
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Funny Money or Phony Money?

Money is what we use to show what goods or services are worth. When you do work, you are paid…
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices
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A Perfect Pet

The introduction to this lesson is a brief online story about a little girl’s visit to a pet store with…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services…
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Toys for Me: A Lesson on Choice

Students encounter the concept of scarcity in their daily tasks but have little comprehension as to its meaning or how…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity…
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We are Consumers and Producers

Students are consumers and producers. So are their families. In this lesson students learn how they and family members fulfill…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Goods and Services, Producers
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What is Competition?

Students will understand what businesses are, that a marketplace exists whenever buyers and sellers exchange goods and services, and that…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Big Banks, Piggy Banks

When choosing a place to put their money, people consider how safe their money will be, how easy it is…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Choice…
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Clipping Coupons

In this lesson, students will calculate savings for different products when using coupons. They will also decide what factors will…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive, Markets and Prices…
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The ABCs of Saving

We save money to get things we can’t afford to buy now. Saving for the future requires patience but it…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Lean on Me — We depend on each other!

The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate that the production of most goods can be broken down into a…
Key Concepts: Demand, Goods and Services, Specialization…
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