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Cartoons for the Classroom: Unemployment that Just Won't Quit
It's an economic Catch-22! Expose your scholars to the hiring/unemployment paradox using this political cartoon analysis worksheet. The cartoon shows corporations explaining to a job seeker that they cannot hire him due to the unstable economy, which is due to unemployment, etc.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Introduction to the Income Statement
Making money in a company isn't a straightforward process as scholars discover in this clip on the basic income statement. Sal explains what this is and lays out a scenario showing the various subtractions a company makes from their revenue to get the money actually paid to owners.
15 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Elements of the Short Story
What elements make the short story a distinct genre? After generating a list of common elements and a working definition, class members identify the characters, setting, plot, rising action, crisis, climax, and conclusion in “The Three Little Pigs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 50 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Global Wrap 11/18/08
Students examine the global economy. In this economics instructional activity, students participate in reading and research activities about gross domestic product, consumer prices, inflation, consumer price index, industrial production, and unemployment rates in the global marketplace.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 77 Downloads
A Crisis of Greek Proportions
Students evaluate a short article on the economic situation in Greece. In this ESL lesson, students read an article as a class, then complete several activities that reinforce their reading, including a vocabulary assignment, a class debate, a quiz and a brainstorming activity.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
FRB Commentary 2: Deposit Insurance
Going into more detail about the potential weaknesses of fractional reserve banking, this video introduces some of the ways that the economy has been engineered to fix these issues, such as the "lender of last resort" and insurance from the FDIC.
17 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Bailout 5: Paying off the debt
Chronicling the "first wave" of the financial crisis with a short review, Sal goes on to explain how bad choices and unfortunate moves by several banks can lead to total disruption of a financial system. Sprinkling real-world examples throughout his lesson, Sal leaves the viewer to wonder what will happen to his bank when a loan comes through a bank that has negative equity.
11 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students gain a deeper knowledge of the current crisis in Israel by reading primary documents from various sources, formulating problem and solution lists for both sides of the conflict, and proposing what they feel to be the strongest solution.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 42 Downloads
The Great American Bank Robbery
Learners examine the economic crisis of 2008. In this banking bailout lesson, students read the provided articles "Nicole Bradbury: Robo-Signer Victim," and "Bankers' Sloppy and Illegal Work." Learners respond to the provided discussion questions.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Breaking News English: Argentina Beef
In this Argentina beef worksheet, learners read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Argentina beef.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Open & Operating: The Federal Reserve Responds to September 11
Young scholars investigate the purpose of a central bank. In this economics/consumer mathematics lesson, students explore the actions of the Federal Reserve after the events of September 11, 2001. Young scholars investigate the role of the central bank in responding to a crisis in order to stabilize the economy.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Five Thousand Dollars!
How does consumerism affect global poverty? Upper graders find out about cost benefit, wants and needs, and making good consumer choices as they explore this global topic. They role-play an impulse spending experience and work through the process of making a wise choice about buying an expensive item.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Post-Nuclear War Survival
Students engage in a role-play activity to simulate the aftermath of nuclear war. students grapple with different kinds of survival decisions. They decide what is of upmost importance for survival in an emergency or crisis situation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
The Revolutions of 1848
1848 was a hot year for Europe, which endured political tumult and upheaval after years of tension buildup. This presentation details the circumstances surrounding revolutions in France, Austria-Hungary, Romania, Italy, Prussia, and Germany.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 52 Downloads
Reading Comprehension 4
Frequent reading practice leads to increased fluency and reading comprehension. Help develop reading skills in your high schoolers with this reading passage and the questions that follow. The answer sheet is incredibly detailed; it highlights where one would find the answer in the text.
8th - 10th Language Arts 62 Views 433 Downloads
Recession Lesson: The Silver Lining of the Economic Downturn
Students discuss money and interest. In this discussing money and interest lesson, students discuss positives of an economic recession. Students discuss how savings rates have increased over time and the general attitude towards savings has changed.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download