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Goods and Services Matching Activity

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Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: K - 2

Practice identifying examples of goods and services with a matching activity.

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This sorting activity is great for building vocabulary and sparking conversations. Students will match descriptions of different goods and services with their images. The descriptions and corresponding images will encourage students to think about what they really want and need in life. These discussions will encourage them to continue using persuasive language – which makes them perfect for practicing ESL or ELL students!]

This Goods and Services Sorting Worksheet includes twelve pairs of good/service descriptions and images fory our students to look at, share, discuss, and match.

With this lesson, your students will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What is the difference between a good and a service?
  • What services do people provide in my community?
  • How do I know if something is a good or a service?


Goods and Services Sort Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

  • Challenge fast finishers to draw pictures of other examples of goods and services.
  • To support struggling students, preteach the vocabulary and discuss images verbally prior to beginning the worksheet.
  • Provide your students with printable books, newspapers, or magazines to cut images from and use in their own projects.


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