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Social Studies Curriculum Social Studies - 4th Grade
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Standard 2

Students will understand how Utah's history has been shaped by many diverse people, events, and ideas.

Objective 3

Investigate the development of the economy in Utah.

  • Consumers and Producers
    This song sung, to the tune of "The More We Get Together," helps students remember how producers and consumers are connected.
  • EconEdLink: We Are Consumers and Producers
    This interactive lesson plan helps students learn what consumers and producers do.
  • Junior Achievement: Student Center
    Learn about working in a career and budgeting, planning for college, and saving for future expenses.
  • Kearns Mansion: Interactive Game
    Learn about the Kearns family and life in turn-of-the-century Utah as you solve clues to find the five silver coins hidden in the Kearns Mansion in an online, interactive game.
  • Lesson Plan- Supply and Demand
    This lesson's objective is for students will be able to list as a group economic goods, economic bads, items that are scarce in our society and factors that affect our economy.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Robert  Austin and see the Social Studies website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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