Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • As an extension activity or extra credit assignment, as you continue to study other economists and economic theories, have class members set the fundamental theories to other popular songs of a different genre
Classroom Considerations

  • Queue the video to skip any third-party advertisements in the beginning
Pros

  • Reviews a wide range of important economic concepts, such as Keynesian economics and consumption as a means to stimulate the economy
  • Concepts are set as lyrics to common Christmas songs that will really make the information stick in your memory
Cons

  • None
Common Core