Fiscal policy Teacher Resources
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Learning About the Federal Budget: “Get a Pencil, You’re Tackling the Deficit!”
Your class members have been selected by the president to help solve the budget crisis as part of a special deficit commission. After learning about fiscal policy, economic theories, and the federal budget through a detailed PowerPoint presentation, class members will simulate a press conference in which they will recommend cutting or reducing programs and/or increasing taxes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
GDP and Fiscal Policy Monopoly
Using the classic game of Monopoly and a revised set of rules provided in this resource, your class members will discover how GDP is calculated and practice enacting expansionary or contractionary fiscal policies. What a great way to learn about this fundamental concept of economics!
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Times of Crisis
Following the 2008 financial crisis in the United States, why did fiscal policymakers increase government spending and reduce taxes? Discover the motivation behind these actions and learn about the separate functions of monetary and fiscal policy.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fiscal and Monetary Policy Process
What tools doe the Congress and the Federal Reserve can use to correct economic problems. Interested minds examine how the use of those tools affects the money supply, interest rates, and aggregate demand. This is a great resource with attached links, activities, and handouts.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 50 Downloads
EconMovies 5: Cars (GDP, Recession, and Fiscal Policy)
Compare and contrast world economies and their differences in capital, and examine the four components of GDP with a dynamic speaker and scenes from the movie Cars. The video draws connections between the film and topics such as the business cycle, recessions, economic growth and expansion, and fiscal policy.
6 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Works and What Doesn't: The Potential and Limitations of Fiscal Policy
Twelfth graders study micro- and macro-economies. They examine theories about fiscal policy and the relationships between consumption and output, tax policy and government spending changes. They also consider how economic perspectives and theories about fiscal policy change over time.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
New Review People's Pie
Young economists design fiscal policy and gain a greater understanding of balancing the needs and wants of the general public. Using an online interactive game, they will practice setting tax levels and retirement age, funding government agencies like Social Security and national defense, all while working to maintain citizen satisfaction.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Chapter 12: Fiscal Policy
Uncle Sam wants YOU...to understand fiscal policy! With clear bullet points and informative graphs, your budding economists will understand the finer points of fiscal policy and its implications within the American economy, as well as the economies of other nations.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in addressing these circumstances.
4 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - January 29, 2003
Follow the Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States. This instructional activity incorporates math, economics, and current events in a real world context.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy
Twelfth graders identify and define in writing, various economic terms by conducting a Web search. In this macroeconomics instructional activity, 12th graders explain the development process and purpose of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book by conducting a search and completing a question sheet.
12th Math 5 Views 38 Downloads
Intro - Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, and Fiscal Policy
Similar to the value of reading a table of contents before delving into a complex textbook, check out this video introduction to a unit of economic concepts, including aggregate demand and supply and fiscal policy.
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Markets Work
Students explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish.
9th - 10th Math 4 Views 13 Downloads
The Trial of Monty Terry
High schoolers research and analyze the Federal Reserve System. They participate in a reader's theater, acting out the roles typical of a courtroom drama as they determine whether the defendant, Monty Terry, is guilty or innocent of manipulating the economy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 55 Downloads
An Economic SIM-ulus Package
Students examine economic policy. In this Economics lesson plan, students learn about the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the functioning of the Federal Open Market Committee. The four-lesson plan unit consists of simulations and internet research designed to have students take on the roles of participants in a FOMC meeting.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 64 Downloads
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As your learners prepare for their next major economics assessment, or perhaps the daunting AP Economics test, these flashcards will be a great resource to have at their disposal! From fiscal policy to factor markets, this app offers hundreds of important key terms to review at their fingertips.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download