Economic Systems Teacher Resources
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New Review Comparative Systems Worksheet
Here is an excellent worksheet for analyzing economic systems and comparing those that exist today in such countries as the United States, China, and Cuba. Learners begin by hypothesizing which economic system would provide for greater industrialization and available resources.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Economic Systems
How do people make decisions in a world where wants are unlimited, but resources are not? How do individuals and governments utilize scarce resources (human, natural, and capital) in different economic systems? Introduce your learners to the concept of economics with this lesson plan, and then guide them through a collaborative role-playing activity that will give them a better understanding of how, while all societies face the same economic questions, governments answer these questions differently through unique and varied economic systems.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 82 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Economic Systems
Here you'll find a simple graphic organizer for comparing traditional, market, command, and mixed economies. The worksheet asks learners to note a description for each economic system, including who decides what to produce and how to produce it, and what countries maintain each type of system.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explain what an economic system is and how it works. In this economic systems lesson, students create a sample item to produce. Students have a short window to create additional products. Students discuss and understand supply and demand.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 39 Views 116 Downloads
Students research economic systems. For this economy lesson, students prepare and deliver a presentation based on their research of the three major types of economic systems. This lesson includes 6 activities which are designed to further their understanding of market economy.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 54 Views 205 Downloads
What is an economic system?
The class is divided into thirds and each third conducts Internet research on one of the three economic systems. They use an Inspiration template to type in a definition and facts about their assigned economic system. A four-two-one strategy is employed to assist students in sharing what they have found out about their systems with each other.
6th Social Studies & History 17 Views 65 Downloads
Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems
High schoolers 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. High schoolers research Montana Tribal websites for further information and define the different tribes that inhabited Montana.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
New Review Practice Test of Economics
From scarcity and supply and demand to entrepreneurship and the stock market, here you'll find a multiple-choice assessment that includes 34 questions covering all the major concepts of a traditional economics course.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 40 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
AN EXAMINATION OF HOW GEOGRAPHICAL SETTLEMENTS LED TO AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN THE 13 COLONIES
Fourth graders investigate and justify the geographic reasons why the colonists settled in the locations they did, and how this led to their economic system using a map of the original thirteen colonies.
4th Social Studies & History 13 Views 44 Downloads
Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History #33. Though he presents information quickly, Green also extensively dissects these broad economic concepts, highlighting key personalities in their development, terms such as industrial and mercantilism capitalism, as well as class struggle and communism.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Stock Market: Risks & Rewards
In order to better understand the US economy, learners read and interpret stock market price reports. They define profits and explain the role of profits in the American economic system for both firms and individual investors. Several weblinks are embedded in the lesson.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads
ESL: Compare Economic Systems
Intermediate English learners read short descriptions of how capitalist and communist systems function and answer the question: "What countries follow this economic system?" Frontload economics vocabulary; some relevant words are highlighted in the text.
8th - 12th English Language Development 4 Views 178 Downloads
Look! You're Wearing Geography
Sixth graders explore economic systems. In this economics instructional activity, 6th graders discover global markets. Students work in small groups to identify where their clothing and materials originated. Students locate countries on a map and discuss how global markets are connected.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Socialist and Market Economies in Tanzania
How did Tanzania transition from a socialist to a market economic system? This challenging group research project has scholars examining the change through these structural adjustment policies: trade liberalization, privatization, cost sharing, and devaluation.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked" begins after the narrator discusses the basic elements of each.
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 72 Downloads