Securities Market Teacher Resources
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Wealth Destruction 1
What happens when a homeowner is paying more towards a loan than the house is actually worth? In a timely look at the housing bubble (and its inevitable pop), Sal examines five hypothetical home purchases from 1995 and their notional wealth as the demand for homes increases a decade later. Learners are introduced to home equity loans and the realities of foreclosure.
Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part instructional activity is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
Examine the role of the Securities Exchange Commission. Upper graders watch a short Bill Moyers video, analyze a political cartoon, complete a graphic organizer on the SEC, and develop SEC reform strategies to rebuild investor confidence.
To study circular flow, learners use the plans to trace through a series of interconnected economic and financial flows to explain the workings of the American economy. They use the model developed to comprehend the effects of Federal Reserve monetary policy. Students describe the several parts of sectors of the U.S. economic system and explain how each is related to the others.
Who Knew What When?
Students define words of relevance to the stock market and fair trading. They explore the significant events surrounding the charges brought against Martha Stewart as a means of learning how the stock market is governed.
The Stock Market Game
Students analyze and compare the performance of different stocks as reported in the financial pages of a newspaper. They read a daily stock market table and simulate stock market purchases.
Eleventh graders consider the pros and cons of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In this American economy lesson, 11th graders determine where goods are made, read sections of the NAFTA Treaty, and complete a chart that requires them to list the pros and cons of the treaty.
Teaching African Literature in English
Students do a research project on one of the European countries and develop the points in detail. They determine the sophistication of African tradition and culture that have been degraded by the media and write an essay from the facts gathered in this history and .