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Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
Federal Reserve Bank
Explain the four categories of financial indicators (commodity prices, stock indexes, interest rates, and yield spreads), and help your class members understand how changes in this data can affect decisions regarding consumer spending,...
Federal Reserve Bank
Dig deeper into the financial crisis of 2008 in the United States and actions taken by the federal government, including the bailouts and purchase of institutions as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to bolster financial market conditions.
Council for Economic Education
Does the economy needs a check-up? Scholars analyze the gross domestic product (GDP) to determine the overall health of the current economy. They use a short video clip as well as economic data to determine the current growth of the...
Students learn that money has value by examining the history, meaning of money. market structures and pricing. In this analysis lesson, students use exchange rates to find the cost of an item different currencies.
This poster goes well beyond any traditional worksheet in allowing learners to analyze a variety of primary source documents related to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Your car-loving or money-loving learners will enjoy this quick video on the time value of money (interest) presented in two scenarios about investing a bonus check to increase its future value in order to buy a favorite car. The formula...
Students investigate the purpose of a central bank. In this economics/consumer mathematics lesson plan, students explore the actions of the Federal Reserve after the events of September 11, 2001. Students investigate the role of the...
In this U.S. dollar worksheet, learners read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
In this ESL learning exercise, learners read or listen to a text about problems with the Internet in Asia. Students then choose from or complete all of 100 exercises about the article including vocabulary, comprehension and discussion.
Students examine how he world eats breakfast. In this food choices lesson, students work in groups to list breakfast foods and their ingredients and find goods and consumers on the list. The, students use the Internet to complete a...
Students learn about the importance and risk that stocks carry within a business. In this financial management lesson, students use role play and case scenario situations to decide what stocks are best for given companies. Based on the...
Twelfth graders research stocks and how to read and interpret financial data. They choose 5 companies to invest in and track their performance over 10 weeks. They create a spreadsheet which shows the results.
High schoolers study the role of banks, lending and their services. In this analysis lesson, students learn about savings, checking accounts and lending and the importance of banks as financial intermediaries.
Secondary learners explore the background and vocabulary surrounding US and global economic crises. Originally, the instructional activity was written to address the 2008 economy, but the material and information is easily adaptable to...
Students examine maps of Europe. In this geography skills lesson, students interpret several maps to determine the boundaries of the European Union and respond to assessment questions about the maps.
Eighth graders review the stock market and what it means to invest in the stock market. They act out a play about stockbrokers and investors which shows how a transaction is made in an organized stock exchange, such ans the NYSE.
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