Social Studies Unit 6
People in the Marketplace
- The students will use visuals to determine vocabulary word meaning.
- The students will explain why a supermarket is important to buyers in the community.
- The students will explain the process by which goods are transported to markets.
- The students will identify and explain the roles of producers and consumers.
- The students will describe how goods and services are related to a business.
- The students will compare and contrast the actions and character of Wanda Montanez with the We Are One Team character strategies.
- The students will sort occupations into those that provide goods or services.
- The students will examine different points of view on how people spend money.
- The students will role play the benefits and costs of making an economic choice.
- The students will diagram how raw materials and resources are used to make a product.
- The students will role play a factory experience to identify the steps in a production process.
- The students will explain the concept of scarcity.
- The students will define and identify barter and the use of money as types of trade.
- The students will debate whether money is a more efficient means of buying and selling.
- The students will identify products that the U.S. trades with other countries.
- The students will recognize ways that young children can make a difference in the lives of others.
- You will be expected to do the following assignments to be successful:
- Complete the unit pretest using Kahoots
- Read Unit 6 pages 264-315
- Complete corresponding workbook pages at the conclusion of each lesson
- Actively participate in class discussions: face to face and online
- Sort a list of occupations into goods and services
- Illustrate each vocabulary word using the Picollage app
- Participate in a greeting card factory experience
- Review for unit assessment by playing Kahoots and I have Who Has games
- Complete Unit 6 Assessment
- How producers and consumers depend on each other.
- How people get money to pay for goods and services.
- How raw materials become products.
- Why we make, sell and buy more of some things than others.
- How trade helps people meet their needs.
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Indiana Social Studies Book Level 2 workbook
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Resources To Extend Your Learning
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