Wants Needs Reading Response Worksheet

Wants Needs Reading Response Worksheet

How to teach Needs and Wants

Using this Wants Needs Reading Response Worksheet, students read Alexander Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday to build their understanding of wants and needs.

There are things we want to have and things we need to have. Sometimes when we have some money to spend, we want to spend it on wants, and not needs. This worksheet will help your students as they learn about needs and wants.

Read or listen to Alexander Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday. Think about the decisions Alexander makes when it comes to spending his money. Are they wants, or needs? Draw and label pictures that show what Alexander spent his money on. What would you say to Alexander about Wants and Needs?

 

Other resources to use with this Wants Needs Reading Response Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably working on needs and wants.

Use this Needs and Wants Sorting Worksheet as an additional resource to support your students.

Introduce this worksheet by discussing the differences between needs and wants. Next, create a list of examples of needs and wants.  Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students add to the needs and wants list.

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