Penny is producing a play about a long-ago time when settlers established farms and produced most of the goods and services they used themselves. Sydney explains that these days, people choose to specialize in a career area and purchase their goods and services from others.
Essential Question: Is it better to specialize in one area or have several different skills? Support your answer with examples.
Learning Objective: Students will identify careers that require specialized skills and give examples of why specialization is necessary.
Essential Vocabulary: consumer, goods, market, producer, resources, services, specialization
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