Capitalist Fundamentals Teacher Resources
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More on IPOs
Although mainly review from previous videos, Sal goes further into depth on IPOs and explores reasons companies raise equity and others purchase it. As he describes the assets and equity of a business, note there is an error in his calculations around 2:30 of pre-money and post-money valuation; address this before moving on.
12 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sub-Cultural Theories Continued: Delinquency as the Consequence of Normal Working
In this delinquency worksheet, students read and complete ten different exercises, including providing examples of theories, matching ideas to theorists, writing about their opinions, and comprehension questions about the article.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads
Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems
Students explore Native American culture by examining their economy. In this financial history lesson, students define the European economies as capitalist while finding the opposite for Native Americans. Students research Montana Tribal websites for further information and define the different tribes that inhabited Montana.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Development of Labor Unions
Young scholars examine the conditions that led to organized labor unions. In this 20th century America lesson, students compare and contrast the Knights of Labor Constitution, the American Federation of Labor Constitution, and the Industrial Workers of the World Preamble.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 75 Downloads
The Jungle: Study Questions and Essay Topics
In this The Jungle learning exercise, students discuss the theme, symbolism, and political views presented in The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. Students construct essays related to the Sinclair's depiction of capitalism and socialism.
10th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 17 Downloads
An Academic, Economic, Cultural, and Political Lesson Plan
Students reflect on how many board games they've played have African Americans, their culture or history incorporated within. They identify four street games and three card games that appeal to African Americans. They play the "Prosperity" board game.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Philosophical Conflict and the Founding of New Societies: Gandhi and Nehru in India, and Jefferson and Hamilton in the United States
Students explore the foundations of "new societies" such as those created by figures like Jefferson & Ghandi, The evaluate the differences between what was intended and the actual reality of these societies including where the came from.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
New Review The History of Hindu India
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of Hindu ideas today.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review “In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life of a classical or Keysnesian economist, such as Adam Smith or John Hicks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a monument to research, write a paper about, and re-represent either with description or an actual physical product.
10th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Old Stone House Lesson Plan
From stagecoach to railroad tracks, your class will discover how advancements in travel in the United States during the nineteenth century played an integral role in the industrialization and development of American society. The main activity in this resource is an investment game where class members are given a unique identity and then, based on their knowledge of transportation in the period, are asked to invest in the best mode of transportation at various stages in the eighteen hundreds.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 26 Downloads
Follow the Marx
Students explore communism from historical and theoretical perspectives to present to fellow classmates at a teach-in. Each team of students be responsible for researching and presenting on one of the suggested topics in the lesson.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 122 Downloads
Rendezvous at Promontory: A New Look at the Golden Spike Ceremony
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the historical significance of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Golden Spike Ceremony in Promontory, Utah, which honored its completion. In one activity they plan and recreate a grander, more appropriate Golden Spike ceremony.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 50 Downloads
Immigration and Prohibition
A comprehensive look at the prohibition debate through the lens of immigration gives scholars intriguing material for a debate and essay of their own. They watch four video clips (find these on the PBS website), discussing issues in small groups after each one.
8th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 125 Downloads
Funding a Way to the Top
Review economic vocabulary, presidential election campaigns, and current campaign budgets (2004). Your class will determine how they feel about the amount of money spent on presidential campaigns, they will read an informational article, create a campaign finance timeline, and engage in a class discussion.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Exploring 9/11 in Historical, Cultural and International Context: Why Here, Why Us, Why Now?
Young scholars examine the international conflicts that might have caused the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In groups, they research the similarities and differences between the three major religions and how they connect to 9/11. To end the lesson plan, they review public opinion surveys on the attacks and compare this attack to others in history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 117 Downloads