Australian Curriculum 8.4 & 9.0 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 (version 8.4 and 9.0). 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 resources.
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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 (version 8.4 and 9.0). 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 resources.
PLEASE NOTE: this unit has been updated to comply with the new Australian Curriculum 9.0 standards. The old version (version 8.4) is also still included in this bundle for now while schools make the transition to the new curriculum.

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.
– Assessment Rubric – Version 9.0 only!
– Activity Bundle – including posters, activity sheets and assessment opportunities
– 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 (Version 8.4 and 9.0) content descriptors:

Version 9.0
– types of resources, including natural, human and capital, and how they satisfy needs and wants AC9HS5K08
Version 8.4
– 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
– Sustainability
– Assessment Option – assessment in this unit is ongoing, 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.

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