Learners create a virtual corporation, trying to make as much money as they can through retailing, wholesaling, and investing in the stock market. They determine how price affects the revenue, profit, and quantity sold of a product.
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Barbie in the Labor Force
How have the women's share of the labor force and chosen occupations evolved in the United States over the last century? Using census reports, graphs detailing the gender makeup of the labor force, and analysis of the careers of Barbie...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Global Perspective on Immigration
To gain a global perspective on immigration, groups investigate and create a map of the migration patterns in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Class members then examine the background, immigration history, and...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Saucony CEO Puts His Foot Down on Loyalty
Students explore the concept of entrepreneurship. In this entrepreneurship lesson, students read an article about a small shoe company who manages to compete with the show giants. Students discuss why this small shoe company has found...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Money Matters: The Importance of Global Cooperation
Students prepare for a visit to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). For this lesson students create a concept map of money. They discuss the goals of the IMF. Students research countries currently changing into market economies. After...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Disneyland Celebrates 50th Birthday
In this current events activity, students read an article about Disneyland celebrating its' 50th birthday and answer eight true or false questions, 10 synonym matching questions, and 10 phrase matching questions based on the article.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History