Unit 4 - All About Work (February-March)
Why do most people work?
Who is a volunteer?
What is the difference between needs and wants?
By working, people get the things they need and want. Some people are producers, but everyone is a consumer. More products and services are available through trade. Technology has changed the way people meet their wants and needs.
Students will be learning about work. Your child will be learning the difference between needs and wants, producers and consumers, and goods and services. They will make connections to their own life. They will be able to explain the role of saving money and the importance of setting long-term goals. Lastly, students will understand the role of technology in our changing society.