Government and the Economy Teacher Resources
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The Business of Design
Students 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 4 Views 2 Downloads
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 Students view movie on Social Security, review historical documents, and discuss implications of the benefit.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 3 Views 1 Download
Education for Global Citizenship: Going 'Global'
Students improve English language skills through multiple, varied exercises. In this ELL lesson plan, 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 Development 9 Views 50 Downloads
Students 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 16 Views 46 Downloads
Philosophical Conflict and the Founding of New Societies: Gandhi and Nehru in India, and Jefferson and Hamilton in the United States
High schoolers 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 3 Views 1 Download
NASA Paves Ways for Commercial Space Exploration
Students explore commercial space exploration. In this space activity, students research NASA's proposal to utilize private companies for their space missions. Students view video segments on NASA public -private space flight partnerships, then present a sales pitch to the class, as if they were a commercial company.
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 15 Downloads
Learners read about a girl who takes a trip during the time of the State Capital moving to Indianapolis and then write their own essay about a trip that they took. In this Indianapolis Government lesson plan, students use maps and complete discussion questions.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lesson Plan on the U.S. Trade Deficit
Students examine the U.S. trade deficit. In this global economics instructional activity, 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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Windy City tries for 2016 Olympics
Learners collect background information about costs of hosting Olympics, prepare presentation about Chicago's bid to host 2016 Summer Olympics, debate pros and cons of going to Chicago, and present findings to classmates.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads