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Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson plan is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
10th - 12th Math 14 Views 145 Downloads
What Do Financial Market Indicators Tell Us?
Explain the four categories of financial indicators (commodity prices, stock indexes, interest rates, and yield spreads), and help your class members understand how changes in this data can affect decisions regarding consumer spending, loans, and retirement plans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Quantitative Easing Explained
Dig deeper into the financial crisis of 2008 in the United States and actions taken by the federal government, including the bailouts and purchase of institutions as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to bolster financial market conditions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
A presentation like this may be good for your learners and their parents. Discover the ins, outs, and in-betweens regarding financial markets. Slides are straightforward, easy to follow, and provide basic information for building a functional understanding of US economics.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close reading and discussion, and also includes a video seminar illustrating what high-level discourse regarding the text looks like.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review A President's Vision: Franklin D. Roosevelt
This poster goes well beyond any traditional worksheet in allowing learners to analyze a variety of primary source documents related to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Internet Chaos In Asia
In this ESL worksheet, students read or listen to a text about problems with the Internet in Asia. Students then choose from or complete all of 100 exercises about the article including vocabulary, comprehension and discussion.
5th - 7th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
Breaking News English: U.S. Dollar
In this U.S. dollar worksheet, students 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 the U.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
How does the Fed manipulate the money supply in the United States? After reading a comic book on monetary policy and answering guided questions, your class members will take part in an interactive online simulation in which they will discover how altering the federal funds rate affects unemployment and inflation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Policy Issue Report
Acting as executive agencies preparing reports to present to the public, your learners will use these detailed project guidelines and choose from a wide range of policies (i.e. NAFTA, national health care, Israeli relations, and global warming) to research and discuss with the class.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Inflation: A Historical Overview and Lessons Learned
Your young economists will explore the roots of fears about high inflation by learning the effects of rising prices during the world wars and in particular the Great Inflation of the 1970s.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“Dewey Defeats Truman”: Be Aware of Data Revisions
Discover the impact and importance of data releases about current economic conditions in the United States. Your class members will learn about data revision and the GDP, and how these figures can alter people's views on the economy.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
The Fed's Role in Making and Setting Monetary Policy: Part 2
How does the Federal Open Market Committee work to formulate the nation's monetary policy in the United States? As the second segment of a lesson on the role of the Fed in setting monetary policy, class members will learn about open market operations and stagflation and work in groups to evaluate several different monetary policy scenarios.
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
An Economic Snapshot
Analyze the issues that affect the state of the economy. Have your class explore media reports about recent economic recessions, the housing bubble, and loan defaults in order to chart information about recessions and participate in an activity based on the labor market.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 677 Downloads
Examine the role of the Securities Exchange Commission. Upper graders watch a short Bill Moyers video, analyze a political cartoon, complete a graphic organizer on the SEC, and develop SEC reform strategies to rebuild investor confidence.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads