Teaches about community services, manufacturing occupations, and people who make and produce goods, and teaches that countries trade goods with one another. Teaches the concepts of producer, consumer, and small-business owner. Focuses on the importance of saving money, exploring job opportunities, and researching the early history of our country. Students learn to read different types of graphs and to use a globe and a map to explain how people around the world are connected. View TEKS. View sample of course guide.