Macroeconomics Teacher Resources
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Students examine the main distinctions between the three key economic policies used by governments. They analyze key terms and learn to apply them to real life examples. They develop the key skills of analysis and evaluation.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Problems on Macroeconomic Indicators
In this economics learning exercise, students respond to 10 true and false questions regarding macroeconomic indicators, such as employment rates and GDP. Students should explain their answers on a separate sheet of paper.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, December 2, 2011
Using real economic data, the class discusses changes in the unemployment rate, as seen in December 2011. They analyze the provided data, discuss the included background information, review vocabulary, and write an essay on the relationship between the GDP and the unemployment rate.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, April 25, 2012
First, review key economic indicators as they relate to the Federal Reserve and macroeconomics. Then, analyze economic data that reflects the Federal use of money through monetary policy. Data, teacher notes, and multiple web links are included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Chapter 7: Measuring Domestic Output, National Income, and the Price Level
Young economists will enjoy this approachable and informative presentation. It is full of helpful graphs and definitions. Especially interesting will be the graph that measures the global perspective of the underground economy as a percent of GDP, as well as a discussion about an expenditures approach versus an income approach to economics.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 20 Downloads
Let your scholars test their economics skills with this 55-question quiz! They respond to fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice questions pertaining to the study of microeconomics and macroeconomics. All answers are provided, and the format is such that it would be best to print this out for your class, checking their answers either together or on your own.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 109 Downloads
European Muslim Unemployment
Economics students explore the impact of immigration on the economy, along with other aspects of the Muslim migration into Europe. While the instructional activity may be effective, the PowerPoint on which it is based is not accessible. Nevertheless, some of the questions may be useful.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Euro Makes its Debut
High schoolers explain that 11 European countries have united in the European Monetary Union. The new single currency bloc includes almost 300 million consumers and creates the second-largest economy in the world. They study the effects of this union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Intro: Measuring the Economy
Our motivation to understand and measure the economy is a relatively new, yet also incredibly vital, endeavor. Quickly review the importance of macroeconomics and the major topics it entails, including GDP, CPI, the business cycle, and the natural rate of unemployment.
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners identify the main phases of the business cycle and the conditions that are expected during a recession and boom. They discuss the difficulty of economic policy making. They practice solving equations using interest rates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
New Review 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
Production Possibilities Curve
Explore the foundations of macro and microeconomics with a discussion on using the production possibility curve to answer specific economic questions. Learners view videos, read text excerpts, and complete worksheets that put their understanding of scarcity and opportunity costs to the test.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 55 Downloads
Teaching Economics and Rock and Roll: Unemployment
Students explore the consequences of unemployment. In this macroeconomics lesson, students listen to the songs “Johnny 99” and “Worried Man.” Students discuss the socioeconomic costs of unemployment as they analyze the songs.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 21 Downloads
Economic Health Indicators: GDP and CPI Worksheet
Examine the nation's economic health using this GDP and CPI worksheet, which features helpful graphic depictions of complex concepts. The first 2 pages include 17 short-answer questions intended to guide reading from a text (not included). Concepts include macroeconomics, functions and calculations of both GDP and CPI, and net exports.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 97 Downloads