Macroeconomics Teacher Resources
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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 10 Downloads
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
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
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
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
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
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 6 Views 110 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 lesson 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
Problems on Macroeconomic Indicators
In this economics instructional activity, 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
New Review Educational apps reviews are available to members
Imagine having access to a fantastic economics instructor who will offer you one-to-one instruction and review for all of your exam needs at your own convenience. That is exactly what this app provides its users, with a complete collection of instructional videos and explanations of key economic concepts, multiple-choice review questions, free-response questions and tips, and detailed video explanations.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data
It's hard to think of a 16 or 17-year-old being able to speculate about the impact of current economic conditions based on GDP data and business cycles, but that's just what they're going to do. This instructional activity provides background information, tons of web links, statistical data and solid activities to build a real world understanding of how the US Economic system works.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 185 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
An Introduction to Modern Economics
Practice reading comprehension with this informational economics activity. Learners read a 2-page explanation of the beginnings of modern economics and how it plays a role in society. This reading discusses natural, human and capital resources, microeconomics and macroeconomics, and the 3 types of economies.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 276 Downloads
Time Inconsistency: Today’s Actions = Tomorrow’s Regrets
Why do we choose instant gratification over maximizing lifetime satisfaction? How is this reflected in government and macroeconomics? Learn how one research analyst proposes individuals and governments can accomplish greater lifetime utility in the face of time inconsistency.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy
Twelfth graders identify and define in writing, various economic terms by conducting a Web search. In this macroeconomics lesson plan, 12th graders explain the development process and purpose of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book by conducting a search and completing a question sheet.
12th Math 5 Views 38 Downloads