Standard 1: Beginning Economics

General Information
Number: SS.K.E.1
Title: Beginning Economics
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: K
Strand: Economics

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This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.K.E.1.In.a
Identify school and community workers, such as teachers, police, and firefighters.
SS.K.E.1.In.b
Recognize forms of money, such as coins and bills.
SS.K.E.1.In.c
Recognize that people use money to buy things they need in stores.
SS.K.E.1.In.d
Identify basic needs, such as food and clothing.

Supported

SS.K.E.1.Su.a
Recognize a community worker, such as a police officer or firefighter.
SS.K.E.1.Su.b
Recognize an example of money, such as a coin or bill.
SS.K.E.1.Su.c
Recognize an example of a place to buy food, such as a grocery store or restaurant.
SS.K.E.1.Su.d
Recognize basic needs, such as food and clothing.

Participatory

SS.K.E.1.Pa.a
Recognize a school worker, such as a teacher or bus driver.
SS.K.E.1.Pa.b
Recognize differences in the appearance of coins.
SS.K.E.1.Pa.c
Recognize a desired item or activity.
SS.K.E.1.Pa.d
Recognize a basic need, such as food or clothing.

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Lesson Plan

Taking Care of Business:

"Taking Care of Business" is a Kindergarten level lesson plan that allows students to investigate the world of jobs. In this lesson, the students will read Everybody Works by Shelley Rotner and Ken Kreisler. Then, the students will work together in small groups to show what they have learned. Your superstar students will understand more about jobs, job duties, and job settings by the end of this lesson.

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