Economic Systems Teacher Resources
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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 28 Views 107 Downloads
Learners research economic systems. In 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 44 Views 199 Downloads
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 48 Views 41 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 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Arkansas- Economic System
Students investigate how the six natural regions of Arkansas work together to form the economic system of the state. They read a paragraph and articles about the state and complete an activity that demonstrates interdependence. They determine how Arkansas is involved in world trade.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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 7 Views 39 Downloads
Comparitive Economic Systems
Students research communist and third-world economic systems and compare them to that of the United States. They asses the three types of economies and determine the impact of natural resources and arable land on a nation's economy.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 87 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 16 Views 65 Downloads
The Future of China's Economic System
Ninth graders explore China's economic system and the future of the system. They define economic terms, research websites to find examples of how China is developing into a mixed economy system and how it competes with the U.S. for resources.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Students examine and identify the different economic systems throughout the world. In groups, they develop their own economy basd on their own values and principles. They are given a problem scenerio to solve with the components of their system.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 133 Downloads
Look! You're Wearing Geography
Sixth graders explore economic systems. In this economics lesson, 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
Where's That From?
Students examine the economic systems of the United States and other major powers. As a class, they discuss how major economic decisions are made and how an economy solves the problem of scarcity through market and non-market techniques. They discover that they are both a producer and consumer of goods and services.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads