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Students use creative tools in the Seesaw app or website to complete classroom activities like "Why Pay Taxes?"

Suzy Lolley

Student Instructions

Why Pay Taxes?

You have been learning about the economy, specifically why we pay taxes. You are going to have some choices about how you respond to this prompt: Share three benefits of paying taxes. How does the tax money collected benefit the citizens? Choices (PICK ONE!): 1. You may use the feature to write out your three benefits on the activity template. Then push to share your benefits out loud. 2. You may use the feature to draw pictures that represent your three benefits on the activity template. Then push to share your benefits out loud. 3. You may use the and your touchscreen emoji keyboard to add symbols that represent your three benefits on the activity template. Then push to share your benefits out loud. Whatever choice you make, remember to click the more than once to turn in your work to your teacher and share with your friends.

3rd Grade, Social Studies
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Supports 3rd Grade GA Standards of Excellence: SS3E2 Explain that governments provide certain types of goods and services in a market economy (schools, libraries, roads, police/fire protection, and military) and pay for these through taxes.