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Economics

  • E 1 Individuals and societies make choices to address the challenges and opportunities of scarcity and abundance.

    • E 1 (5-6)-1 Students demonstrate an understanding of basic economic concepts by

    • E 1 (5-6)-2 Students demonstrate an understanding that scarcity and abundance causes individuals to make economic choices by

      • a comparing the cost and benefits of consumer and producer choices to determine the value.

      • b providing examples of how a society defines or determines wealth.

    • E 1 (5-6)-3 Students demonstrate an understanding that societies develop different ways to deal with scarcity and abundance by

      • a describing the distribution of goods and services.

      • b identifying how scarcity impacts the movement of people and goods.

  • E 2 Producers and consumers locally, nationally, and internationally engage in the exchange of goods and services.

  • E 3 Individuals, institutions and governments have roles in economic systems.

    • E 3 (5-6)-1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the interdependence created by economic decisions by

      • a depicting the cyclical relationship of the participants within an economy (e.g., barter, feudal system, global economy).

    • E 3 (5-6)-2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the role of government in a global economy by

      • a identifying how governments provide goods and services in a market economy by taxing and borrowing.

      • b citing examples of how government policies can positively or negatively impact an economy.