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Council for Economic Education

Satisfaction Please! (Part 3)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding the US government's role proves very important in the American economy, especially for consumers. Scholars learn about how varying government agencies help them when facing an issue. The third and final resource in the...
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Council for Economic Education

Satisfaction Please! (Part 2)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Simply understanding consumer rights may not help people solve their problems. Understanding who to turn to becomes key in many different scenarios. Teach the value of various organizations that fight for consumer rights through...
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eBook
Federal Reserve Bank

Once Upon a Dime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
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Council for Economic Education

Satisfaction Please! (Part 1)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The topic of consumerism seems easy to those who participate actively in the US economy, but pupils who are new to economics may see the idea as foreign. Help them understand their rights as consumers and what to expect when interacting...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2017 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Learners get extra practice graphing complicated economic concepts using authentic College Board materials. Problem sets include examinations of consumer versus capital goods, and the effects of various financial policies on an economy...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2010 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Currency depreciation, technology, an increase in the price of oil, or an increase in consumer spending have powerful impacts on an economy. Learners evaluate these effects using authentic materials from College Board. Other questions...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2013 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
While inflation is an expected part of the economy, how does it affect other factors, such as loan and interest rates? Learners consider questions such as these in authentic College Board materials. Other practice questions include...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2018 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
When recessions happen, they impact markets around the world. Scholars explore the effects with a prompt from the College Board exam. Other analytical exercises include evaluating the trade-offs that happen when societies produce...
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Lesson Plan
Council for Economic Education

Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Why doesn't the government provide all goods and services if we pay taxes? Pupils investigate the difference between public and private services. They analyze their communities together with an interactive classroom model and...
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Worksheet
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Vocabulary Consumerism

For Students 9th - 12th
If you receive poor service, should you contact the FDA or the BBB? Discuss important economic terms with a vocabulary practice page. Learners fill in the blanks after each concept and elaborate on its function in the economy.
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Super Teacher Worksheets

Goods and Services

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
What is the difference between a good and a service? After introducing your youngsters to this fundamental economic concept, offer this worksheet as practice or to assess their new understanding.
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Lesson Plan
Visa

Consumer Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Help your pupils become wise consumers and avoid becoming targets for consumer scams and fraud. Here you'll find a PowerPoint presentation, instructional guidelines, worksheets, and suggested activities for developing shopper strategies...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Chapter 2: The Economizing Problem

For Teachers 10th - 12th
It doesn't take a lecture on economics to convince teenagers that one's wants often exceed one's means, but this presentation will hopefully help them to understand the discrepancy. Using an example of pizza and robot arms, the slides...
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Lesson Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

Wants on a Continuum

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
You can't always get what you want, but you might just be able to teach your class about wants and choices. This plan leads pupils through a discussion and closes with a worksheet and assessment.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

What Is Actually Bought and Sold?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Economics students can use this packet to better grasp the concept of changes in supply and demand by reading about marketing, products, and elasticity. There are 3 tasks for students to complete, each based on the content of a...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Gross Domestic Pizza

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore major components of gross domestic product (GDP) and how it is determined; students create and compare GDP pie charts for the countries of Pepperonia and Anchovia.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Buying, Selling, Profits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students follow the framework of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). In this FCCLA lesson, students research the clothing market from the perspectives of consumers and business owners. Students also analyze...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Serial Forms/Material Difference

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze pop art and discuss artists' choices for materials, line, color, and scale. In this art analysis lesson, students consider artists' choices and compare works. Students make a two or three dimensional work of art using...
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Unit Plan
Curated OER

Pocket Money And Pester Power

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students participate in a number of activities to examine how young people think about, use and make money. They determine what young people prefer to spend money on, if there are gender differences and how they compare to students in...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Soviet Choice For Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine five major events in Soviet History to introduce the concept of opportunity cost. They identify considered alternatives at the time of decision and examine benefits and cost. They apply these ideas to a typical school day.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Adult Roles and Responsibilities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore goods and services. In this money management lesson plan, students pick a $100.00 item they would like to buy and they use the internet to research that specific topic. With their research they answer questions on a...