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.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Year
2002
Usage Permissions
Fine Print