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The Fairfax County Budget -- A Look At Spending

Middle schoolers brainstorm a list of items that should be a priority for the government to help its citizens. Using an out of date budget, they identify individual line items and the conflicts involved in making a budget work. They discuss how the Board of Supervisors helps shape public policy in the county.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning