Grade 1 - All About Work
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Video Storyline: What is money and what can it buy? We use money to pay for our needs and wants. People have to work to make money, and there are many jobs they can have.
Video length: 6:36 minutes.
Learning Resources with this Video*
Quizzes – PDF and online
Make a Dollar
Work Match-up Vocabulary Sheet
Needs and Wants Sort
I May Be…Worksheet
Draw a Scene
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All About Work
Create a classroom “store” where students can use money to buy things. Classmates can take turns being the cashier to make change.
Video can be used as an introduction to a 3-Act Math Task.
Ask students to think or write about all the different way they can create $1 with coins.
Art and Social Studies
Draw a scene from the video you just watched.
Offer videos to struggling learners as another means of creating knowledge and accessing information.
Identify key vocabulary terms while previewing each video. Prompt students to find the meaning of each word as they watch the video. Example: What do the words volunteer, goods, and factory mean? Think about the meaning of these words as you watch this video.
A cloze piece has full sentences used in the virtual field trip with blanks where students can write in the information that is missing. This task requires close listening to the trip in order to complete it.
Coral reefs are the _______ type of ecosystem in the world. They’ve been around for over _____ million years.
Answers: oldest; 240
Alternatively, you could have students create 5-10 cloze statements and they could share those with the class.
A third alternative is to distribute the cloze worksheets before watching the video. Students can fill them in as they watch.
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Topics Covered In This Video
Types of money – coins & bills
Concept of saving money to spend later
Needs & wants
People work for money
Types of jobs
Factories are where goods are made
Goods are traded for money
Money lets us buy things that makes life easier than it used to be