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Opportunity Cost Lessons

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Teaching idea/ strategy- Explain the concept of opportunity cost as it relates to making a saving or spending choice. Common Core Social Studies, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Economics For Kids, Teaching Economics, Economics Lessons, Student Teaching

Opportunity Costs

Third grade teacher's blog. Science experiments for kids. Teaching social studies- geography, historical people, economics for kids.

Economic Understanding Student Activity: Explain that because of scarcity, people must make choices that result in opportunity costs. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Science Classroom, School Resources, Economics Lessons, Opportunity Cost

Opportunity Cost

We've been learning about economics for a little while now and recently we did a fun little opportunity cost activity. I copy give kids a page to color. One side has a fish and the other side has a butterfly. I give them time to color both sides without any heads up that they will be choosing one side to keep later. When they finish with coloring I tell them they will have to make a choice between which side to keep. I have them choose a side to cut out which effectively ruins the other…

I will use this Pin involving cupcakes as a cute activity that includes worksheets and lesson plan directions to learn about the opportunity cost of making a cupcake, and more! Primary Teaching, Teaching Ideas, First Grade, Third Grade, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Opportunity Cost, Worksheets For Kids, Economics, Binder

OPPORTUNITY COST CUPCAKES-Updated

This is so much fun for the younger grades to learn about opportunity cost during a first, second, or third grade economics unit. It will require you to bring in some cupcakes and toppings, but it will motivate the students to learn and provide them a great example about making choices.Thank you fo...

Comix Economix (Chester the Crab's Comics with Content Series) by Bentley Boyd… Opportunity Cost, Reluctant Readers, Children's Literature, Fourth Grade, World History, Chester, Social Studies, Childrens Books, Catholic

Comix Economix (Chester the Crab's Comics with Content Series)

This comic has chapters on the basic steps of one economic choice (it even describes "opportunity cost"), the kinds of resources we use, the different forms of money, and the different kinds of taxes and what they support. It's available at Amazon.

Making Economic Choices (Opportunity Cost) 3rd Grade Social Studies, Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Worksheets, Teaching Social Studies, Printable Preschool Worksheets, Teacher Worksheets, Opportunity Cost, Home Schooling, High School Students

Making Economic Choices (Opportunity Cost)

Students explore economic choice and opportunity cost. Students are given a choice to make between various toys. The students are to complete a "pros and cons" chart to help them decide which toy they will buy and why.

OPPORTUNITY COST CUPCAKES Economics Lessons, Opportunity Cost, 4th Grade Social Studies, 4th Grade Classroom, Third Grade, Finance, Study, Science, Education

OPPORTUNITY COST CUPCAKES-Updated

This is so much fun for the younger grades to learn about opportunity cost during a first, second, or third grade economics unit. It will require you to bring in some cupcakes and toppings, but it will motivate the students to learn and provide them a great example about making choices.Thank you fo...