International trade Teacher Resources

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Students share ideas on international trade. They research Canadian trade agreements and European protectionism. finally students evaluate advantages and disadvantages of different topics associated with international trade.
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?
Students describe how a country is currently engaging in international trade in terms of both imports and exports, as well as identifying trade barriers. They conduct research to identify the institutions and culture of a country. Using a minimum of five credible resources, Students create a storyboard outline for an international trade web page featuring the country researched.
High schoolers explore international trade agreements. In this trade lesson, students investigate trade liberalization, examine trade agreements, and participate in a NAFTA negotiation simulation. Several articles and documents are linked to the lesson as well as the information to facilitate the simulation.
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.
Students explore international trade and foreign exchange markets.  In this Economics lesson, students explore the nature and history of international trade and examine the nature of imports and exports.  Students convert between U.S. dollars and Euros.
Students participate in various hand-on activities as they study six international institutions that play important economic roles in the areas of international trade and finance.
Young scholars examine how international trade affects a nation's economy. They read and analyze two handouts, research a scenario from the handout, determine the chronological order of the scenarios, and answer questions about a case study.
Students explore the concept of international trade. In this economics lesson, students read the 2 provided handouts about international trade and then discuss their content. 
Learners examine international trade and the U.S. economy. They complete a survey of ten items made abroad from their own closet, complete a handout, and develop a composite map of countries that manufactured clothing of students in the class.
In this economics activity, students respond to 14 short answer questions about international trade, tariffs, and exchange rates. 
In this international trade worksheet, students respond to 21 short answer questions regarding free trade, trade deficits, and trade balance.
In this economics worksheet, students define economic terms related to international trade and diagram domestic trade problems.
Students make an inquiry of concepts through the answering of a series of questions that cover governmental controls. The concepts of international trade are covered The exchange rates of trade are used and the elemeents appreciation and depreciation of currency are covered.
High schoolers read a lesson on international trade and then debate whether the U.S. government could improve job opportunities by passing legislation restricitng car imports or by subsidizing domestic car production.
In this English instructional activity, students read "UN Suspends International Trade in Caviar," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Your class members will begin this great lesson on the interests of international free trade and exchange by participating in an exciting hands-on simulation. They will then proceed to read a comic book on the topic and complete guided reading questions, and conclude by reviewing an interview on globalization with an op-ed writer from the New York Times.
Why do so many countries export cars? Economists examine this and other foreign economics principles through this introductory activity. A brief text explains international trade, then lists the top 11 leaders in global trade, along with main exports for each. The next 2 pages have students apply what they have read through 5 fill-in-the-blank questions, 5 short-answer questions, and a table. The short-answer questions require critical thinking and personal reflection.
Students examine the spread of American culture throughout the world. They read an article, discuss items made by foreign-owned companies, complete handouts, read and discuss a case study, and conduct a role-play about a U.S.-Canada trade dispute.
Students examine the economic effects of a strong and weak U.S. dollar. They identify the currency used in countries which regularly trade with the U.S., discuss the pros and cons of a strong U.S. dollar, and calculate the prices in U.S. dollars for foreign goods using current exchange rates.