By engaging in this drag-and-drop activity, students will gain a deeper understanding of how public funds are allocated and utilized for the betterment of society. Students will drag and drop twelve given government spending into six categories and also calculate the total billions of dollars spent in each category. Students will understand that this money is coming from taxes collected by the government. This is a good quick-start activity to teach students the need of taxes and how they are used.
This worksheet is a classroom-ready interactive and dynamic worksheet that just needs a few clicks to assign to your classroom. The worksheet is auto-scored, teachers just need to open the real-time console and monitor the student progress.
The primary objectives are to teach students how to assess and categorize government spending, understand the allocation of public funds, and recognize the role of taxation in financing various government services and programs.