Economics Teacher Resources
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The Output Gap: A‘Potentially’ Unreliable Measure of Economic Health?
How can we accurately estimate what the economy should produce now and in the future? Have your pupils tackle this question as they learn about real versus potential GDP and as they review data regarding the output gap in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions
What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Political, Economic, and Social Table - The Establishment of the 13 Colonies
Here you'll find a simple graphic organizer that learners can use to categorize the political, economic, and social motivations behind the establishment of the thirteen colonies.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Japan in the World Since 1945
What have US-Japanese relations been like since the conclusion of World War II? Why do some commentators identify Japan's postwar years as a subordinate independence? Invite your young historians to research Japan's status in the world community following the end of an era of Japanese imperialism, as well as Japan's subsequent political and economic development as a nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, March 13, 2012
Discuss how the Federal Open Market Committee makes decisions concerning the use of federal funds. After that, identify monetary policy and goals. The functions of the Federal Reserve System are explained with data, charts, and background information.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, August 26, 2011
Young economists answer a series of critical thinking questions as they analyze real data that shows GDP Growth. They examine the provided charts, read through the background information, and discuss changes that occurred in the third quarter of 2011.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, January, 2012
After reviewing recent unemployment data, learners will determine employment rate changes that have occurred in the past month and year. Background information, statistical data, vocabulary, and resource links are included to make your discussion well-informed and eventful.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 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
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, March , 2012
Learners use the CPI-U index to determine how inflation changes have affected consumerism, labor, and the urban landscape. Young economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from the past few years.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Economics: Notes in a “Easy to Make Flash Cards” Format
Here is a great way to study vocabulary specific to economics. Each of the 12 flashcards includes a blank space to be filled in as the learner is taking notes. After the lecture is complete, they will have actively engaged in note taking while also preparing themselves handy flashcards for future use.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Why do so many countries export cars? Economists examine this and other foreign economics principles through this introductory worksheet. A brief text explains international trade, then lists the top 11 leaders in global trade, along with main exports for each.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 119 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, October 19, 2011
Emergent economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data. They use real data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from 2011 and The Great Depression. They discuss the changes in inflation and the impact it has on consumer purchasing trends.
9th - 12th All 3 Views 1 Download
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, February 2012
The class is provided with background information and statistical data on US employment rates as of February 2012. They use the data to assess various graphs and answer critical thinking questions about what the data shows. They discuss regional, national, and local data.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Resources and Economic Development
Identify natural resources in the world and how they translate into economic development. In this global economy instructional activity, your class will utilize the Internet to view an Oregon Time Web which they research to examine the history of resources in the state.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 46 Downloads
A "Sweet" Lesson in Economics
Students discover how to determine the flavor of a jellybean using different key documents. For this economics lesson, students discuss Virginia economics and begin an activity in which they will help decide on the what jellybean flavors should represent Virginia.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 17 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, February 2012
What impact does inflation have on the consumer, labor, and the urban landscape? Learners use the CPI-U index to determine inflation changes that have affected every day expenditures, such as food and housing.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Economics of Interest Rates
Young economists explore and then apply their understanding of the economics of interest rates and the relationship between saving and spending. They investigate several consumer products and compare each one. Then they complete two additional activities using the information they've found.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Cartoons for the Classroom: The Economic Paradox
It's a classic conundrum of economics: voters want jobs, but don't want to spend the money required for businesses to hire. This political cartoon analysis worksheet has students analyzing this enigma and responding to 3 talking points to guide deeper thinking.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 86 Downloads