Lesson 303

More Bang for Your buck

Students explore the difference between needs and wants, and then generate a list of questions they should ask themselves before making a purchase. Students also develop a seasonal buying calendar, based on when the best deals are available.

What Students Learn

  • How to evaluate wants vs. needs
  • Various ways to save $$ on everyday purchases (like comparison shopping)
  • How to use consumer research to your advantage
  • How to be resourceful (beg, borrow, barter)


Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Activity 1: 30 minutes
  • Activity 2: 30 minutes

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