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Federal Reserve SOL Review
Pupils are introduced to the roles of the Federal Reserve System. In groups, they participate in a demonstration in which they role play the different roles of the Federal Reserve. During the demonstration, they discover what happens when events change the interest rates or amount of cash in the banks.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
US Government: The Constitution
Students explore the branches of government. In this federal government lesson, students examine the system of checks and balances in the U.S. plan of government as they read the Constitution and define vocabulary words.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 63 Downloads
Time For Kids: Branches of U.S. Government and Following Directions
In this Time For Kids: branches of the U. S. Government and following directions worksheet, 6th graders read about the branches of government and answer 4 questions, then use the magazine to complete the graphic organizer.
6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 12 Downloads
US Government: The Constitution
Students explore the branches of government. In this U. S. Constitution lesson, students examine the system of checks and balances in the U.S. plan of government as they read the document and define vocabulary words.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 99 Downloads
Comparing Governments - International
Fifth graders compare and contrast national governments in North America and/or Central America. They summarize the similarities and differences of the governments. They access websites imbedded in this lesson plan to do their research.
5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 10 Downloads
Governance - Grade 7
Students examine the governance of natives in Canada. In this native studies instructional activity, students read handouts on the Iroquois and Huron Confederacies and then respond to discussion questions about the 2 governance systems.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
New Review The Fed Today: A Video on the Federal Reserve
What a great introduction to the Federal Reserve System in the United States! Here you'll find a detailed and organized video on the history, monetary policy, and structure of the Federal Reserve, as well as guidelines for putting class members into groups in order to report back on concepts they learn about while watching the video.
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Glossary Of Federal Reserve Terms
Students engage in a reading of a document in order to become familiar with the Federal Reserve of The United States in the interest of strengthening reading comprehension skills with the exposure to expository literature. They read the document and write a summary of it.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Full Court Press
Students investigate the Supreme Court's role and function in the federal government and examine how Chief Justice Rehnquist's illness might affect the future of the Court. They write letters to President Bush on the Supreme Court justice appointment.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - January 2002
Students examine announcements made by the Federal Reserve. Using data, they explain the decisions they have made and how they affect the economy. Using data, they analyze different trends in the past with the market. They answer questions and discuss them as a class to end the lesson plan.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Paying for Government Services
Pupils identify major sources of revenue for government spending and identify the type of tax that makes up the largest percentage of the federal budget. They are introduced to the major services provided by local, state and national governments and describes how these services are paid for.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - December 2001
High schoolers analyze the decisions by the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates. Using data and announcements, they develop reasons why the rate would be lowered and how it would affect spending and employment in the United States. Using monetary policy, they gain insight into the concept of macroeconomics.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download