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Title: Needs and Wants (Grades K-3)

URL: http://www.deq.state.or.us/wmc/solwaste/rethinkrecyc/K-3/RRK-309.pdf

Abstract: This lesson is designed for grades K-3 and can be used in Social Science and English. Students will be able to discriminate between wants and needs, quantiy and quality, necessities and luxuries; evaluate their own motives for buying things; think about the long-term consequences of their consumption habits and draw conclusions about how their actions impact the environment. Dr. Seuss's book (or video) The Lorax is used with this lesson.

Source: Oregon DEQ

Date of Publication: October 2004

Resource Type: Classroom Lessons - BiblioResources (Books)

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