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Identifying ways we all benefit from taxes

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Students create a map highlighting resources and programs near them that are paid for with tax dollars.

Big idea

Taxes help pay for many programs and resources in your area. 

Essential questions

  • What programs and resources are paid for with taxes?
  • Which of these programs and resources are available in your community?

Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding that taxes pay for many programs and resources
  • Create a map identifying community programs and resources that are paid for with taxes 

What students will do

  • Identify common programs and resources that are paid for with taxes.
  • Create a map showing local programs and resources that are paid for with taxes.