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For this economic worksheet, students answer 55 multiple-choice questions. Most of the questions are microeconomic in nature but there are macroeconomics questions as well.
Tobacco Bag Stringing: Secondary Activity One
Students explore the world of tobacco bag stringing. In this North Carolina history instructional activity, students read the provided article about tobacco bag stringing and investigate the implications of the Fair Labor Standards Act on the jobs.
Keynes vs. Hayek: Rise of the Chicago School of Economics
High schoolers determine differences between Keynes' and Hayek's economic philosophies. They describe economic freedom according to Hayek, as current economists describe it, then explain how Keynes' economic policies could limit economic freedom .
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - January 29, 2003
Follow the Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States. This lesson incorporates math, economics, and current events in a real world context.
Use this economic activity to focus on writing summaries of informational text. First, middle schoolers define common economic terms used to describe news about the economy. They closely read news about the federal budget deficit and present their findings in order to better explain the fundamental questions underlying current economic policy.
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.
Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and Unemployment Rate
Students examine the employment and unemployment rates for March 2010 as given by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In this economic data instructional activity, students review reports, determine changes from past reports, determine factors influencing change in rates and explain how the employment and unemployment rates have implications on everyone by completing an essay question provided.
Financial Crisis Glossary
Students explore the background and vocabulary that makes up the financial crisis glossary. In this economics lesson, students are able to understand the current crisis that our economy is in by reading current events, having group discussions on findings and writing about the affects the economy has on them personally.
Achieving Economic Stability
High schoolers engage in study of the economic crash of The Stock Market in 1929. They examine the trends of the market at the time and discuss the indicators in classroom small groups. Then suggestions are made as to how this could have been avoided.
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy
Students learn the difference between Monetary and Fiscal Policy while answering questions about how both systems function. They also examine case studies to further their understanding of the material.
Focus on Economic Data U.S. Real GDP Growth
Students explore the root causes of inflation. In this economics lesson, students examine data about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that is included in the lesson. Students also discuss inflation and unemployment statistics.
Students review economic trends from the past 30 years. They compare and contrast GDP and GNP. They identify other social indicators of economic progress as well.
The Fall of the Dollar
Students synthesize the basic workings of the international market for foreign exchange, especially how exchange rates are determined, how the value of a nation's currency is connected to its international trade, and how governmental policies can impact t
An Introduction to Modern Economics
Practice reading comprehension with this informational economics worksheet. 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. Students then use the information they read to answer the 9 questions in the packet, which are multiple-choice and true/false. Consider having students mark the text.
Focus on Economic Data
Students define important vocabulary related to business. In this algebra lesson, students identify the current and historical growth of US gross domestic product. They speculate about the future economic conditions and what would cause it to get better or worse.
Graphing Macroeconomic Theories
Review macroeconomic theories and graphing using this resource. Learners analyze a diagram illustrating various supply curves, and then complete fill in the blank questions.
Geography: Where on Earth Are the Postage Stamp Countries?
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City. On poster board, 7th graders create a postage stamp for their country.
Investing in the Stock Market
Tenth graders explore how companies can be publicly held corporations through stock. They explore how private individuals invest in these companies in hopes that these companies make a profit or in time make a profit.
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary
Students explain how their lives would be more difficult in a world with no money.