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Balancing the Budget

Students identify the different components that make up the federal budget. They discuss the relationship between government revenues and spending and between budget deficits and the national debt. Students predict how changes in federal spening and taxation would affect budget deficits and surpluses and the national debt.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet