This product helps explain the economic concept of scarcity to young learners. Integrate this Social Studies concept into Reading by placing the included book with related printables in your Reading station/center. Cooperative learning takes place when students work in pairs to complete the scarcity puzzles.
Students discuss scarcity when sorting examples and non-examples of scarcity with a partner. Students will learn that scarcity causes people to make choices due to unlimited wants.
This product includes two days of lesson plans, 1 scarcity assessment, 2 exit slips, 1 scarcity reading passage, 1 (10) page book relating to the concept of scarcity, 1 comprehension activity, graphic organizers, scarcity puzzles, cut and paste, writing prompts, and more.
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