Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   1  
  EALR:   2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
  Anchor Standard:   2.1 Understands that people have to make choices between wants and needs and evaluate the outcomes of those choices.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.1.1 Understands that when individuals and families make choices about meeting their needs and wants, something is gained and something is given up.  
 
 
Examples
-Explains that families make choices about the need for buying groceries based on cost, availability, family or cultural customs, and personal taste.
-Explains that when families make choices about moving, a new home is gained and an old neighborhood is given up.
Suggested Unit
  • Families in Our Community