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The Story of the Federal Reserve: Middle School Lesson Plan

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After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to do just that. Individuals complete a multiple-choice assessment as well as short-answer questions and graphs, among other activities, in a number of handouts to better gauge their understanding.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Differentiate for English learners by assigning them to work with a partner
Classroom Considerations
  • May take longer than 90 minutes depending on your individual class
  • The seven handouts may take some time to grade
  • Uses entertaining methods of asking questions in the handouts, such as a fill-in-the-blank dialogue scene between two characters
  • Implements helpful graphic organizers to visually arrange answers
  • Provides extension activity ideas for middle schoolers to research
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