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Art inspires art! How does the market drive the world of film adaptations? Studying the economic and social factors of film adaptations helps young readers discover why there are so many adaptations of printed texts. Additionally, they examine the ways the novel or source material for these adaptations is impacted by the process.
Students explore the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) to find out who they are and what they do. In this economic exploration lesson, students research case studies and solve problems that apply directly to money, rates, deposits and loans within banks today.
Students examine the gross domestic product (GDP) given by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) for the first quarter of 2010. In this economics lesson, students dig into the data given and come up with current and historical growth, the components of measuring the nation's gross domestic product and assess the relationship of real GDP data and its relationship to the economy directly.
Students examine the functions of the Federal Reserve. In this economics lesson, students discover the history and duties of the Federal Reserve as they listen to their instructor lecture on the topic. Students may complete an online interactive quiz at the end of the lesson.
Students examine the salaries of Major League Ball Players. In this economics lesson, students identify revenue sources other than ticket sales and use economic reasoning to refute the argument that Major League Ball players are overpaid. Lesson includes a pre and post test.
Students examine the employment and unemployment rates from January 2010. In this economic data lesson plan, students review employment and unemployment rates and reports, determine changes from past reports and reviews, come up with factors that can help and hurt the rates by completing provided questions and interactive quizzes.
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.
Investigate economic geography through this text-companion instructional activity. Learners read about and compare economic systems, examine the role of natural resources and infrastructure, and are introduced to GDP and GNP statistics. They take notes and answer 5 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic organizer is provided for notes, but is quite small. Vocabulary words are defined on the side. Intended for use with the McDougal Littell World Geography text.
Learners discuss money and interest. In this discussing money and interest lesson plan, students discuss positives of an economic recession. Learners discuss how savings rates have increased over time and the general attitude towards savings has changed. Students discuss spending habits with classmates, friends, and family. Learners research differents ways to save money.
How much do your pupils really know about the revolution in Tunisia? In order to inform your class and spark discussio, first create a country profile, comparing and contrasting Tunisia with the United States. Learners then analyze the data and determine what brought about political revolution. After reading various provided articles, class members discuss the political, social, and economic conditions in Tunisia. Discussion questions are included.
Bring Consumer Mathematics and Economics to life with this lesson, where learners investigate personal finance and budgeting. They use the newspaper’s classified section to determine a future job and potential earnings and determine a gross and monthly income as they use the data to calculate the cost of living.
Upper elementary and middle school scholars study the economic factors that caused so many Arkansans to migrate to different parts of the country looking for work. Use this history lesson plan to help your charges gain a better understanding of the living conditions many people endured from The Great Depression through World War II. Elements of mathematics, visual art, and music are also incorporated into this fine plan.
A critical discussion regarding the nature of Shinique Smith's second-hand clothing art is the foundation for the lesson. Critical thinkers fully analyze the meaning behind her work, taking close consideration of where the clothing came from and where it will end up. They listen to an NPR piece about the global economic impact of trade and relate it to Smith's artistic vision and social message.
Young scholars use Jack and the Beanstalk to explain economics and money. In this money instructional activity, students read the fairy tale and answer questions on the online website. They see how money is accepted as a medium of exchange and beans are not and complete activities.
Learning about new places around the globe is so exciting. Here is a very good presentation about the Ukraine. Information includes cultural traditions, art, religion, government, economics, and historical facts about the beautiful country. Tip: Have your learners create a similar presentation as a part of a research project on countries of the world.
Young scholars brainstorm a list of characteristics a person would need to make a good employee. In groups, they describe the attributes a person would need in various occupations and share their answers with the class. They discover how Japan's culture helped boost its economic power in the world.