Australian Curriculum Year 5 Economics Unit – Needs and Wants

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Engage your students as they explore needs, wants and consumer choices with this unit designed to compliment the Year 5 Australian Economics and Business curriculum. Highly engaging, this unit includes printable activity sheets, an informative powerpoint, multiple student assessment opportunities and a unit plan to guide your teaching sequence. This unit is a great way to engage your students interest in the topic as well as expand their knowledge on basic economic principles including needs, wants, scarcity and consumer choices.
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Engage your students as they explore needs, wants and consumer choices with this unit designed to compliment the Year 5 Australian Economics and Business curriculum. Highly engaging, this unit includes printable activity sheets, an informative powerpoint, multiple student assessment opportunities and a unit plan to guide your teaching sequence. This unit is a great way to engage your students interest in the topic as well as expand their knowledge on basic economic principles including needs, wants, scarcity and consumer choices.

This bundle includes the following:
– Unit Plan – internet links are provided in some lessons to support the lesson content. Internet connection will be required for these lessons.
– Activity Bundle
– Informative Powerpoint – this powerpoint will help guide your teaching sequence and help relay information to your students in a age-appropriate manner.

This bundle compliments the following Year 5 Australian Economics Curriculum content descriptors:

– The difference between needs and wants and why choices need to be made about how limited resources are used (ACHASSK119)
– Types of resources (natural, human, capital) and the ways societies use them to satisfy the needs and wants of present and future generations (ACHASSK120)
– Influences on consumer choices and methods that can be used to help make informed personal consumer and financial choices (ACHASSK121)

Topics covered in this unit include:
– Wants and Needs
– Goods and Services
– Resources: Natural, Human and Capital
– Scarcity
– Consumer Choices
– Advertising Tips and Tricks

Activities include:

– Student workbook: Throughout this unit, students will take on the role of town-planners and work towards establishing a town that meets the wants and needs of the community members. They will need to use advertising techniques to persuade the community to use water carefully as it is scarce on the island.
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Can I share this resources with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
 
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