Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Unemployment in My Hometown

Students use information from the Bureau of Labor to track unemployment rates for their community. Using the internet, they research the types of industries in their town. They define the three types of unemployment and compare and contrast the local and national unemployment rates. They discuss the effects of diversification on industries on the unemployment rate in their community.

3 Views 3 Downloads
Resource Details

9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning