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Kids Academy: Producers and Consumers

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Kids Academy: Producers and Consumers


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In this video, students learn about producers and consumers. Producers are those who make something. People who buy things are called consumers. Students can differentiate between producers and consumers by making real-world connections with food and clothing. 

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 3
Geographic and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
5 ) Compare trading patterns between countries and regions.

•  Differentiating between producers and consumers
•  Differentiating between imports and exports
Examples: imports—coffee, crude oil

exports—corn, wheat, automobiles

Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography
Course Title: Geographical and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
  • Analyze trading patterns between countries differentiating between producers and consumers, and imports and exports.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • trading patterns
  • producers
  • consumers
  • imports
  • exports
Students know:
  • The meaning of trading patterns, producers, consumers, imports, and exports.
  • How to identify trading patterns of countries.
Students are able to:
  • Analyze information.
  • Explain how things are related.
  • Recognize patterns.
Students understand that:
  • There are effects of trading patterns between countries and these can differentiate between producers/consumers and imports/exports.
Alabama Archives Resources:
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Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.3.5- Define and give examples of trade; differentiate between imports and exports; distinguish between goods and services.

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Author: Ginger Boyd