Grade 3 - Businesses At Work - Closed Captioned
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Video Storyline: This video introduces the challenging concepts of early Economics to young learners in a way that can be easily understood. It also pairs with “I Am A Consumer”. Vocabulary words like profit, pricing, supply, demand, human resources, capital resources, factory, assembly line, specialization, import/export, domestic/international trade, and the economy are presented with real-life, easily understood, and highly visual examples to make learning connections.
Video length: 6:29 minutes.
Learning Resources with this Video*
Quizzes – PDF & Online
Businesses at Work – Vocabulary Worksheet
Making Connections: Supply and Demand During a Pandemic
Imports and Exports
Resource Round Up
Draw a Scene
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Businesses At Work
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.
Identify key vocabulary terms while previewing each video. Prompt students to find the meaning of each word as they watch the video.
Offer videos to struggling learners as another way of creating knowledge and accessing information.
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Draw a scene from the video.
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Topics Covered In This Video
Income – Expenses = Profit
Demand and Supply
Human and Capital Resources
Assembly lines & specialization
Exports and Imports
Domestic and International trade