K-2 Core Curriculum - Economics: Volume 1 - My Community
This is Volume I of the three part K-2 Economics series.
In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will be introduced to basic economic principles of needs and wants, money, and community workers! With over 24 activities and 12 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including videos, hands-on art projects, interactive websites, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning economics relevant and FUN!
This unit study is part of our economics core curriculum series for grades K-2. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 20 hours.
Take a peek inside:
- Wants and needs
- Housing needs
- Food needs
- Needs around the world
- History of money
- Money around the world
- Community workers
- The need for jobs
- Interview a community worker
- Community helpers
- and much more!
All 24 activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more.
At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!