Government and the Economy Teacher Resources
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The Rise and Fall
Learners take a closer look at the global industrial economy. In this current events lesson, students listen to a lecture about the infrastructure of the global economy, specifically how it affects Britain's Rover company. Learners investigate where common products and goods are made.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History
Marketplace: Oil Is a Slippery Business
Students examine the role of OPEC and how it affects the price of oil. Using the internet, they research its history and relationship among different industries. Analyzing data trends, they identify how it has priced oil over time. They evaluate OPEC's success in meeting its goals.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
At Risk!: International Development Board Game
Eighth graders participate in a role-playing game to discover the difficulties facing developing nations. Through the game, an adaptation of "Risk," they explore themes dealing with global poverty, humanitarian assistance, international development, and the Millennium Development Goals.
8th Social Studies & History
Financial Crisis Glossary
Students explore the background and vocabulary that makes up the financial crisis glossary. In this economics lesson, students are able to understand the current crisis that our economy is in by reading current events, having group discussions on findings and writing about the affects the economy has on them personally.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan on the U.S. Trade Deficit
Students examine the U.S. trade deficit. In this global economics lesson plan, students read excerpts of selected articles and analyze economic reports to identify the implications of having a deficit. Discussion questions are provided.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Business of Design
Young scholars visit the Design for the Other 90% exhibition. In this design lesson, student learn how to design for the population of the world that is poor or impoverished. In addition, students read New York Times articles and watch videos pertaining to economical design.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Students investigate the inception of Social Security benefits provided by the Government. In this Social Security lesson, students debate whether or not people should be entitled to receive money from the government. Students view movie on Social Security, review historical documents, and discuss implications of the benefit.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Education for Global Citizenship: Going 'Global'
Young scholars improve English language skills through multiple, varied exercises. In this ELL lesson, students identify useful information from several sources of oral information (news broadcast, speech, discussions). They also demonstrate reading comprehension by answering questions based on a written passage; complete vocabulary building exercises and write a persuasive essay.
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Pupils investigate he concept of consumer credit by explaining the benefits of using credit. The costs of their use is discussed in the lesson and the criteria that is used in order to establish credit. They work in cooperative groups in order to complete the credit card fact sheet.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Philosophical Conflict and the Founding of New Societies: Gandhi and Nehru in India, and Jefferson and Hamilton in the United States
Students explore the foundations of "new societies" such as those created by figures like Jefferson & Ghandi, The evaluate the differences between what was intended and the actual reality of these societies including where the came from.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History