Grade 6 Month 4 The Wonder of Economics
Understanding the history of economics, beginning with the Indigenous people, bartering, trading, and following its unfolding into today’s economic system. Learning occurs through practical activities such as business ideas and start-ups, basic banking, and money management.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connection: Your child will be building skills in converting fractions and decimals to percent.
Concept: Computational fluency and flexibility with numbers extend to operations with whole numbers and decimals.
Connection: Your child will be practicing skills in all 4 operations as they learn how to calculate percent in a variety of situations.
Language Arts: Concept: Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking.
Connection: Your child is learning about the history of economics and considering different opinions and perspectives on how to live and work together to meet our human needs.
Social Studies: Concept: Economic self-interest can be a significant cause of conflict among peoples and government.
Connection: Your child is learning about different economic systems and forming opinions and uncovering their own values.