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Sixth graders investigate the world trade market. In this sixth grade mathematics lesson, 6th graders analyze data from import/export charts. Students choose five products that the US imports and exports and select a graphing method to compare the values and/or volumes of the products over a specific time period.
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and tariffs. Hand outs, procedure, background information, and a number of web links are all included. A Perfect lesson for remedial or struggling learners.
Go back to the year 2002 and analyze data trends related to international trade of goods and services. Great data and background information are provided. Learners use this to answer five critical analysis questions. Tip: Since data is from 11 years ago, why not conduct a comparative analysis with economic data from then and today?
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class discussion of mergers after reading a New York Times article. Excellent material for working with informational texts.
Students examine the international trade deficit in October 2002. Using the data, they identify factors which might have caused it to decrease by two billion dollars. They interpret trends and causes in deficits and surpluses. They participate in activities to end the lesson.
Learners identify key economic indicators to understand real GDP growth. They calculate the historical and recent GDP, assess GDP data in relation to business cycles, and make predictions about the impact of currect GDP growth. Discussion questions, charts, background data, and web links are included.
Learners use the CPI-U index to determine how inflation changes have affected consumerism, labor, and the urban landscape. Young economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from the past few years.