Budget Busters

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.

6th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 313 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
Social Studies & History
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Year
2002

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