The Four Sectors
Young scholars examine the four sectors of society. They identify each business in the community as either a nonprofit, for-profit or governmental business. They discuss the importance of each sector to the community.
6th - 8th English Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Lesson 2: The Constitution: Our Guiding Document
Explore the structure and content of the US Constitution in the second instructional activity of this five-part social studies series. A collection of activities, games, and videos complement a class reading of a document summarizing the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Market Economy
From consumers and producers to profits and incentives, offer your learners an overview of the market economy and the concept of supply and demand. Here you will find reading materials that cover several fundamental terms of economics,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
City Government: Omaha, Nebraska
Learners explore the function of local government. In this local government instructional activity, students discover how local government functions. Learners participate in activities that require them to balance a city budget and...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Government Spending - Earmarks
In this government spending - earmarks worksheet, students research this topic (there are many links listed), examine the issue, write a letter to their congressional representative or a local newspaper, make a video or analyze the...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
How the Community Meets Needs: The Drive
Learners explore the four sectors of the economy. In this character development lesson, students experience giving up "their worldly possessions" and then discuss feelings that might occur when people experience homelessness or the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History