FACS:Economics Resources in a Paper Bag (Econ)
Students demonstrate their knowledge of natural, human, and capitol resources by following the directions given in paper bags in groups.
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Research Paper Project
Break down some of the most foundational components of writing a research paper, such as incorporating and formatting citations, creating a thesis statement, and using quotes effectively, into manageable tasks for your young writers.
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Arts and Economics Infographic Questionnaire
How do careers in the arts contribute to America's gross domestic product? Use an informative infographic that details the economic details of careers in the core arts, including design services, performing arts, and arts education, to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and their Role in Journalism
Do reporters write about what they see, or what they think? Examine the differences between investigative writing and opinion writing with a lesson from PBS. Learners look over different examples of each kind of reporting, and convince...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
The Rights of Workers in the United States: Understanding Modern-day Slavery
Slavery is alive and flourishing with more people enslaved that ever before. Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world. Such statistics are sure to sober class members as they use the links provided by a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Want to Be Happier? Stay in the Moment
How often do the minds of those in your class wander? Matt Killingsworth unpacks his research and illustrates a connection between mind wandering and unhappiness, explaining the inherent value of staying in the moment. Begin a discussion...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Economics Budget Project
Check out this traditional economics project on budgeting for its great additional materials, which include samples as to how learners can write proper goal/income/expenditure/balanced budget analyses, as well as an Excel spreadsheet...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable