Economics Teacher Resources
You demand, we supply! You'll be ready to capitalize on the opportunity to teach your next economics class with our fantastic set of lesson plans and activities, which also include an array of resources on financial literacy and business.
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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie: A Lesson In Economics
Students explore the concept of cause and effect as it relates to economics through the story "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie." Students discuss simple cause and effect relationships and make predictions according to the story. They play a memory chain game and are introduced to the concepts of good and services.
K Social Studies & History 18 Views 34 Downloads
Economics: Specialization in Trade
Young scholars explore economics by participating in a financial role-play activity. In this fair trade lesson, students discuss the production necessities to running a business in the agriculture world. Young scholars create a paper clown by trading with classmates to acquire the necessary materials.
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 32 Downloads
Public Choice Theory and The Economics of Taxation
Let your students know how our economy works, what taxation is, and how Public Choice Theory affects the economics of taxation. This is a comprehensive and well defined presentation that includes links to additional information provided by a McGraw-Hill/Irwin text-book.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Making Sense of the World Economy
Students apply the economic principles of supply and demand, market economy, competition, unemployment rate, exports and imports and currency exchange rate to China's present economic success and Russia's economic strife.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 46 Views 233 Downloads
Students examine the economic and political challenges the past six presidents have faced during their terms of office, and how those challenges may or may not have impacted their chances for re-election. They create campaign slogans both for and against the presidents researched in class based on the economic and political climate at the time of their elections.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 40 Downloads
The National Economy - Measures and Models
Students review economic goals and evaluate progress in achieving those goals. They focus on equity, efficiency, economic freedom and growth. They provide and example of a production decision for the economy as a whole.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 19 Downloads
How To Make An Apple Pie And See The World
Third graders investigate the concept of economics by engaging in a literature study using a children's book. They conduct a literature search looking for the history and development of business and other financial institutions. They also construct a simple map and explain its parts.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Third graders investigate various concepts found in the study of economics. The skills of being a responsible citizen in a global economy is developed with practicing responsible financial decisions. They conduct research in order to establish knowledge for the context of the lesson.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Made In Mexico
Second graders engage in a literature study that highlights the making of guitars in Mexico. They strengthen reading comprehension skills by using the illustrations to help derive meaning from the text. The students discuss the economic principles mentioned in the book.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Road To Roota
Did you know that there are comic books that can help learners discover economic concepts like supply and demand. The format of this lesson is highly engaging and enables them to discover how economics can be an exciting field of study. Note: Concepts and vocabulary will need to be previewed prior to beginning the lesson.
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History 11 Views 84 Downloads
The Airline Ticket Mystery
Students use newspapers and television stories to search for mysterious behavior. Using mysteries in the airline industry, they identify the economic concept and the steps to unravel the mystery. They answer a mystery question to help them focus on the main issue.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
A Study of Command and Market Economies with a Focus on North and South Korea
Students investigate how command and market economies function in North and South Korea. In this economics lesson, students experience a simulation of market and command economies under authoritarian dictatorships.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 64 Downloads
Introducing the Classroom Economy
Students discuss the definition of economics and study how current and historic societies have had economic systems. They determine necessary classroom jobs and attach ddaily or weekly salaries to those positions. Students are introduced to credits and debits.
3rd - 5th Math 10 Views 21 Downloads
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 5 Views 30 Downloads
Making Deposits and Using Bank Registers
Students practice using money in a mock bank activity. In this economics lesson, students simulate walking into a bank, making a deposit and keeping track of their balance with their classmates. Students practice their adding and subtracting skills to keep their balance sheet updated.
2nd - 4th Math 6 Views 55 Downloads
Economic Health Indicators: GDP and CPI Worksheet
Examine the nation's economic health using this GDP and CPI worksheet, which features helpful graphic depictions of complex concepts. The first 2 pages include 17 short-answer questions intended to guide reading from a text (not included). Concepts include macroeconomics, functions and calculations of both GDP and CPI, and net exports.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 98 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 84 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Banking 18: Big Picture Discussion
Sal further ponders the meaning of wealth in this video, which explores the values of gold, land, and money. Touching on Adam's Smith's definition of wealth, the presentation discusses the philosophy of utility and what different media of wealth are truly worth in an explanation about inflation.
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
As an introduction to the institution and function of banks in society, this video walks viewers through the concept of banking with colorful annotations and simplified narration. The lecture evolves naturally into a discussion about interest and investments, as well as identifying assets and liabilities.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 13 Views 25 Downloads