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Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


Differentiate between needs and wants of family, school, and community.

Unpacked Content


Students know:
  • People need certain things to live.
  • There are things they want but are not necessary.
  • Not all wants can be fulfilled.
  • Vocabulary: choice, need, want, survive, desire, compare, contrast


Students are able to:
  • Recite items that are needs.
  • Recite items that are wants.


Students understand that:
  • There is a difference between a want and a need.
  • Not all wants can be fulfilled.
  • Choices usually have to be made when considering things they want.


  • needs
  • wants
  • desire
  • compare
  • contrast
  • choice
  • survive