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Revenue Sources Teacher Resources
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Students evaluate how money is raised to pay for government services. They describe why governments need revenue to provide goods and services. They create a list of government expenditures at the federal, state and local levels. They view the Tax Revenue by Percentage Chart from Congressional Budgets and discuss each tax type.
Have your learners delve into the world of statistics using this lesson about the census. Pupils discuss vocabulary related to government, put on a reader's theater, discuss important information provided through the census, and create a pictograph describing what they have learned.
Is health insurance a luxury? The class examine the increasing number of uninsured middle class Americans; they then research and present information on various aspects of medical coverage and care at a classroom forum entitled "The Current State of Health Care in the United States."
Here's a real-world lesson using a business simulation. Two business accounts are used to find slope and intercept functions. The class graphs and interprets the information to find a break even point. There are plenty of worksheets and assessments included in this lesson.
What do sports have to do with economics? A lot, if you're talking about professional sports franchises. Learners will investigate the costs, revenue, and incentives in investing in pro sports teams. They'll use data from Forbes magazine and a worksheet to complete their investigation.