****SIMPLY SOCIAL STUDIES – FIRST GRADE ****
Unit 4 – Basic Economics
What is Simply Social Studies all about?
Simply Social Studies is a Social Studies curriculum that covers grade appropriate concepts and objectives for First Grade. (Kindergarten is also available and can be found HERE).
What’s included in this unit of Simply Social Studies?
This unit of Simply Social Studies includes detailed lesson plans with ELA and Math extensions & suggestions, book suggestions, craftivities, anchor chart ideas, materials list, six power point stories to correspond with lessons, printable lesson reviews/assessments, and MORE!
What objectives are covered in this unit of Simply Social Studies?
Simply Social Studies Unit 4 for First Grade covers the concept of basic economics – goods & services; earning, spending, & saving; and markets. This unit also covers the concept of finding and using goods and services in the home, school, and community as well as looking at the people and places providing goods and services to the public. The unit is broken down into ten lessons including:
GOODS & SERVICES
GOODS IN MY HOME, SCHOOL, & COMMUNITY
SERVICE IN MY HOME, SCHOOL, & COMMUNITY
PEOPLE WHO PROVIDE GOODS & SERVICES
EARN, SPEND, & SAVE,
A TRIP TO THE MARKET
BASIC ECONOMICS (CULMINATING DAY)
Where can I find MORE Simply Social Studies units?
More Simply Social Studies units will become available throughout the course of the 2017 school year and will be posted as they are created.
Unit 1: Good Citizenship
Unit 2: Families & Communities
Unit 3: Basic Needs, Wants, & Family Provisions
Unit 4: On The Map (coming soon)
Unit 5: Where We Live (coming soon)
Unit 6: Inventors & Inventions (coming soon)
Unit 7: Basic Economics (coming soon)
Unit 8: Technology at Home & Work (coming soon)
But wait!!!! There’s MORE!!!
Special Simply Social Studies mini-units will also be released during the 2017 school year and will be geared to target BOTH Kindergarten AND First Grade objectives and concepts. These units will include
Mini Unit 1: Choosing a Leader (Elections & Voting) – added!
Mini Unit 2: Thanksgiving History, Customs, & Traditions added!
Mini Unit 3: Holidays Around the World – added!
Mini Unit 4: Celebrating America – coming soon
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Financial Literacy – Basic Economics
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