Ninth to Twelfth Grade Social Studies Standards
With Emphasis on Economics

[K-1][2-4][5-8][9-12]

Please note: The numbering system for these standards is out-of-date;
however, it will be easy to connect the many lessons to concepts and new standards.

Quick guide to high school lessons for economics and social studies
Categorized by other social studies subject areas:
Economics and American Government Economics and Geography
12.4.9 Branches of government/state and federal (online lessons)
12.4.16 Comparative economics systems (online lessons)
12.4.17 US economic system (online lessons)
12.4.18 Role of government in US economy (online lessons)
12.4.19 Basic economic concepts
12.4.20 Goals of US economic system (online lessons)
12.4.21 How markets work (online lessons)
12.4.22 Basic economic indicators (online lessons)
12.4.23 Basic trading fundamentals (online lessons)
12.4.24 Interrelationships within US economy (online lessons)
12.4.25 Monetary and fiscal policy
12.4.26 Role of entrepreneur (online lessons)
12.4.27 Personal economic decisions (online lessons)
12.2.5 Settlement patterns (online lessons)
12.2.6 Migration trends
12.2.9 Resources distribution (online lessons)
12.2.11 Development of international regions
12.2.12 Patterns of interdependence (online lessons)
12.2.13 Levels of economic development
12.2.15 Applying geographic information
American History World History
12.3.2 American colonialization
12.3.5 Early national period
12.3.6 Civil war and reconstruction
12.3.8 Industrial Revolution
12.3.10 Great Depression (online lessons)
12.3.14 Contemporary domestic policy
12.1.2 Medieval
12.1.5 European expansion (online lessons)
12.1.9 Industrial Revolution (online lessons)
12.1.10 20th Century history
12.3.1 Age of discovery
Online lessons may be printed and copied for classroom use.


Standards (complete) that emphasize economics, with recommended lessons:

12.1.2 Students will analyze the patterns of social, economic, political change, and cultural achievement in the late Medieval period, such as:

Lessons for this standard:

Focus on Economics: World History

4. How Did the Black Death Raise Living Standards in Europe?

12.1.3 Students will analyze the historical developments of the Renaissance, such as:

Arts Mart (Middle School Level Curriculum)

12.1.5 Students will analyze the impact of European expansion into the Americas, Africa, and Asia, such as:

Online: Great Economists and Their Times

Online: The Relevance of Adam Smith

Focus on Economics: World History

5. Why Didn't China Discover the New World?
6. The Decline of Spain
8. Adam Smith and the Market Economy

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 1. The Explorers and the Early American Colonies

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit Five: Lesson 4: Entrepreneurship Case Study: Adam Smith

12.1.6 Students will compare Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, identifying factors, such as:

Arts Mart (Middle School Level Curriculum)

12.1.9 Students will analyze and explain the effects of the Industrial Revolution, identifying factors, such as:

Online: Great Economists and Their Times

American Health Care: A Resource Guide

6. Health Care Decisions

Capstone:

Unit 1: Lesson 3: To Choose or Not to Choose: That is Not the Question
Unit 1: Lesson 4: Social Decision Making

Creative Activities for Teaching American History - Industrial Era

Economics and the Environment

Focus: High School Economics

2. Broad Social Goals of an Economy
16. Until the Last Unit Equals...

Focus on Economics: Civics and Government

2. Is Economic Freedom a Necessary Condition for Political Freedom?
3. What Are the Costs and Benefits of Voting?
13. Whose Interest is Being Served?
14. Do Economic Forces Lead Immigrants to the United States?

Focus on Economics: World History

9. The Industrial Revolution
10. How the Industrial Revolution Raised Living Standards

Great Economists and Their Times

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 2

Unit 9: Lesson 1: Women in the U.S. Work Force: From Rosie the Riveter to Rosie the Loan Officer

12.1.10 Students will analyze major 20th century historical events, such as:

Focus on Economics: World History

12. The Fall of Communism

Japanese Economy: Teaching Strategies

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 2

Unit 7: 1. Whatdunit? The Great Depression Mystery
Unit 7: 2. Where Did All the Income Go?
Unit 7: 3. When Greeting Cards Were Too Expensive
Unit 7: 4. The New Deal
Unit 7: 5. Can Higher Prices for Agricultural Products Help the Economy?
Unit 7: 6. We Shall Not Be Moved
Unit 8: 1. Growth After World War II

12.2.4 Students will analyze how certain cultural characteristics can link or divide regions, such as language, ethnic heritage, religion, political philosophy, shared history, and social and economic systems.

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT ONE: SEVEN. D.C. or Bust!- Factors of Production
UNIT FOUR: THREE. The Influence of Economic Problems on the Constitution
UNIT SEVEN: ONE. Solving World Trade Mysteries: The Final Chapter, The Future

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

FIVE: The role of entrepreneurs in our economy

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 6: Entrepreneurship in Different Economic Systems

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON TEN: Economic Systems: An Introduction

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 2: Different Means of Organizing an Economy

Strategies for Teaching Economics: Basic Business & Consumer Education (Secondary)

LESSON SIXTEEN: Shaping the Budget of a Local Government

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 20: Competing Economic Systems

World History: Focus on Economics

8. Adam Smith and the Market Economy
12. The Fall of Communism

12.2.5 Students will compare and contrast the distribution, growth rates, and characteristics of human population, such as settlement patterns and the location of natural and capital resources.

Online: Circular Flows - A Teaching Plan

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT ONE: SEVEN. D.C. or Bust!- Factors of Production
UNIT ONE: NINE. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity
UNIT THREE: SIX. Productivity
UNIT SIX: THREE. Making a Macro Model: Investment

Economics and the Stock Market Game

CHAPTER 1: Businesses in the Marketplace
CHAPTER 2: Business Survival and Growth

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 24 Entrepreneurs Buy Raw Materials, Tools, And Labor
LESSON 34: Successful Entrepreneurs Develop Their Own Human Capital
LESSON 35: You and Entrepreneurial Skills

Focus: High School Economics

9. Getting More or Using Less

Focus on Economics: Geography

Focus on Economics: World History

2. Making Clothes and Houses Out of Wheat

Japanese Economy, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 3: Japanese Workers

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 1: The Explorers and the Early American Colonies
Topic 10: The Protest Movements
Topic 19: The Rise of New Nations

12.2.6 Students will analyze past and present trends in human migration and cultural interaction as they are influenced by social, economic, political, and environmental factors.

Focus on Economics: Civics and Government

Unit IV: Lesson 14: Do Economic Forces Lead Immigrants to the United States?
Unit IV: Lesson 16: How Can Economic Sanctions Be Part of U.S. Foreign Policy?

Focus on Economics: Geography

Lesson 10: Which State is the Largest?

Handbook for Survival

Immigration and the U.S. Economy

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 2

Unit 3: Lesson 2: The Economics of Immigration

12.2.9 Students will identify natural, human, and capital resources; describe their distribution; and, explain their significance, such as location of contemporary and selected historical economic and land-use regions.

Online: Circular Flows - A Teaching Plan

Online: Rural America in Transition

CHAPTER THREE: Searching for Rural Success
CHAPTER FOUR: The Rural Economic Policy Choice
Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course
UNIT ONE: NINE. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity
UNIT ONE: SEVEN. D.C. or Bust!- Factors of Production
UNIT SEVEN: ONE. Solving World Trade Mysteries: The Final Chapter, The Future

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 2: Markets and Prices: Do They Meet Our Needs?

Energy and Economics: An Activities Book

ACTIVITY SEVEN: Resources for Energy Production

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 24 Entrepreneurs Buy Raw Materials, Tools, And Labor
LESSON 34: Successful Entrepreneurs Develop Their Own Human Capital

Focus: High School Economics

17. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity

Focus on Economics: Geography

1. Where in the World?
12. Geo-Poems and Eco-Poems

Japanese Economy, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 2: Scarcity and the Japanese Economy

Learning from the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Across the Curriculum

17. The Market-Go-Round

12.2.11 Students will analyze the regional development of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean, such as physical, economic, and cultural characteristics and historical evolution from 1000 A.D. to the present.

Basics of Foreign Trade

Focus on Economics: Geography

Lesson 7: Places and Production

Focus on Economics: World History

Lesson 3: Trade in Africa, 9th to 12 Centuries, A.D.
Lesson 11: Japan's Economic Miracle

International Trade: Teaching Strategies

Lesson 15: Global Production Systems

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit 3: Lesson 2: Be a Planet Planner
Unit 4: Lesson 1: Understanding the Global Economy

12.2.12 Students will analyze the patterns and networks of economic interdependence, such as formation of multi national economic unions; international trade; and the theory of comparative advantage; job specialization; competition for resources; and access to labor, technology, transportation, and communications.

Online: Basics of Foreign Trade and Exchange

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT SEVEN: THREE. Why People Trade: Comparative Advantage

Curse of the Bambino, The

"The Curse of the Bambino": Why Did the Red Sox Decide to Sell Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees?

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 14: International Trade: For Whose Benefit?
LESSON 15: Exchange Rates: What in the World Is a Dollar Worth?

Focus on Economics: Geography

Lesson 7: Places and Production

Focus on Economics: World History

Lesson 3: Trade in Africa, 9th to 12 Centuries, A.D.
Lesson 11: Japan's Economic Miracle

Geography: Focus on Economics

3. Why Nations Trade

Handbook for Survival

CHAPTER 2: Ten Suggested Modules for Teaching Economics MODULE 10: International Trade: The U.S. in a Global Economy
CHAPTER 3: Learning Hurdles in Economics

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON TWENTY-FIVE: The International Economy: Why Do Countries Trade?

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 21: Why Specialize and Trade?

International Trade, Teaching Strategies

Japanese Economy, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 5: International Trade: Japan and the United States

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit 3: Lesson 2: Be a Planet Planner
Unit 4: Lesson 1: Understanding the Global Economy

12.2.13 Students will distinguish between developed and developing countries, identifying the level of economic development to the quality of life.

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

Advanced Placement Economics: Macroeconomics Student Activities Book

UNIT TWO: Measuring Economic Performance

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FIVE: TWO. What Do We Want from Our Economy?
UNIT FIVE: THREE. An Economy Never Sleeps

Economics and the Environment: Eco Detectives

2. Romancing the Past

Focus: High School Economics

2. Broad Social Goals of an Economy

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 2: Different Means of Organizing an Economy

International Trade, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 20: Rationing Kidney Transplants: A World Trade Problem
LESSON 21: The U.S.--Japan Trade Relationship: How Fair Is It?
LESSON 22: Disagreements Over World Trade (Rapping about world trade over lunch)
LESSON 23: World Trade and Developing Countries: What To Do?

World History: Focus on Economics

5. Why Didn't China Discover the New World?
6. The Decline of Spain
11. Japan's Economic Miracle

12.2.15 Students will apply geography to interpret the past, understand the present, and plan for the future by:

Focus on Economics: Civics and Government

Unit IV: Lesson 14: Do Economic Forces Lead Immigrants to the United States?
Unit IV: Lesson 16: How Can Economic Sanctions Be Part of U.S. Foreign Policy?

Focus on Economics: Geography

Handbook for Survival

Immigration and the U.S. Economy

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 2

Unit 3: Lesson 2: The Economics of Immigration

12.3.1 Students will analyze and explain the contacts between Native Americans and European settlers during the Age of Discovery, identifying factors, such as:

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 1: The Explorers and the Early American Colonies

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit Two: The First Americans
Unit Three: Exploration and Settlement

12.3.2 Students will analyze and explain the colonization of the American colonies, identifying factors, such as:

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit Two: The First Americans
Unit Three: Exploration and Settlement

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 1: The Explorers and the Early American Colonies
Topic 2: The American Revolution

12.3.5 Students will analyze and explain events of the Early National Period, such as:

Focus on Economics: Civics and Government

1. How Has the Constitution Shaped the Economic System in the United States?

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 3: The Confederation Period and the Constitutional Convention

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit Five: The Constitutional Period

12.3.6 Students will analyze the causes and effects of major events of the Civil War and Reconstruction, such as:

Focus on Economics: U.S. History

2. Do the Right Thing: Free the Slaves, Avoid the War

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 7: Sectionalism and the Coming Civil War
Topic 8: The Civil War

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit 8: A Nation Divided

12.3.8 Students will summarize causes and effects of the Industrial
Revolution, identifying factors, such as:

Creative Activities for Teaching American History - Industrial Era

Focus on Economics: World History

Lesson 9: The Industrial Revolution
Lesson 10: How the Industrial Revolution Raised Living Standards

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 5: The Growth of the U.S. Economy
Topic 9: The United States Becomes an Industrial Leader

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 1

Unit 6: Lesson 3: Lowell Workers and Producers Respond to Incentives

12.3.10 Students will analyze and explain the Great Depression, explaining
factors, such as:


Online: Achieving Economic Stability: Lessons from the Crash of 1929

Teaching Economics in American History

Topic 15: The 1920s and the Depression of the 1930's
Topic 16: The New Deal

United States History: Eyes on the Economy, Volume 2

Unit 7: The Great Depression and the New Deal

12.3.14 Students will demonstrate an understanding of domestic policy issues in contemporary American society by:

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

American Health Care: A Resource Guide

Instructional Activity No. 2: Health Care Values

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FOUR: TWO. The Constitution and You

Focus: High School Economics

2. Broad Social Goals of an Economy

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 2: Different Means of Organizing an Economy

Strategies for Teaching Economics: Basic Business & Consumer Education (Secondary)

LESSON SEVENTEEN: Sharing the Costs of Risk

12.4.9 Students will explain how United States and Nebraska legislative,
executive, and judicial institutions make public policy, through vehicles such
as:

Online: The Relevance of Adam Smith

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FOUR: ONE. Introduction to the Public Sector
UNIT FOUR: TWO. The Constitution and You
UNIT FOUR: THREE. The Influence of Economic Problems on the Constitution
UNIT FOUR: FOUR. Why Do We Want Government? Public Versus Private Goods
UNIT FOUR: NINE. The Role of Government: Social Regulation of Business

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

SEVENTEEN: Entrepreneurs and government intervention

Economics and the Environment: Eco Detectives

3. Own It or Lose It
7. Using Rewards to Protect Endangered Species
13. Will There Be Enough Food For You?

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Student Book of Readings

Reading 31: Government and the Entrepreneur

Handbook for Survival

CHAPTER 2: Ten Suggested Modules for Teaching Economics MODULE 2: Water Rights in California: A Problem of Scarcity

Strategies for Teaching Economics: Basic Business & Consumer Education (Secondary)

LESSON FOURTEEN: Government Regulation: Effects on Business Decisions
LESSON FIFTEEN: The Cost of Consumer Protection

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 3: The Confederation Period and the Constitutional Convention
Topic 12: The Reforms of Theodore Roosevelt

United States History: Focus on Economics

5. The Buffalo Are Back
6. Why Don't Cowboys Ever Ride into the Sunset?

12.4.16 Students will compare the United States political and economic systems with those of major democratic and authoritarian nations, focusing on factors such as:

Online: Civil War Andersonville Prison

Development of an economic system for a Civil War prison camp; Allocation of scarce resources. Learn about scarcity, economic wants, command economic systems, market economic systems, and markets and price. ©Nebraska Council on Economic Education

Online: The Relevance of Adam Smith

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 6: Entrepreneurship in Different Economic Systems

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FOUR: THREE. The Influence of Economic Problems on the Constitution
UNIT SEVEN: ONE. Solving World Trade Mysteries: The Final Chapter, The Future

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

FIVE: The role of entrepreneurs in our economy

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON TEN: Economic Systems: An Introduction

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 2: Different Means of Organizing an Economy

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 20: Competing Economic Systems

World History: Focus on Economics

8. Adam Smith and the Market Economy
12. The Fall of Communism

12.4.17 Students will analyze the United States market economy, identifying factors, such as:

Online: Circular Flows - A Teaching Plan

Online: Free Enterprise, the Economy and Monetary Policy

Online: International Trade and the Economy

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT ONE: SEVEN. D.C. or Bust!- Factors of Production
UNIT ONE: NINE. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity
UNIT FIVE: FIVE. Macromysteries
UNIT SEVEN: ONE. Solving World Trade Mysteries: The Final Chapter, The Future

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

SIX: Markets in the circular flow of the economy

Economics and the Stock Market Game

CHAPTER 1: Businesses in the Marketplace

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 2: Markets and Prices: Do They Meet Our Needs?
LESSON 3: The Firm: How Can It Keep Costs Down?

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Student Book of Readings

Reading 9: The Circular Flow Between Consumers and Entrepreneurs
Reading 24: Entrepreneurs Buy Raw Materials, Tools, and Labor

Focus: High School Economics

17. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity

Geography: Focus on Economics

1. Where in the World?
12. Geo-Poems and Eco-Poems

International Trade, Teaching Strategies

Learning from the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Across the Curriculum

17. The Market-Go-Round

12.4.18 Students will analyze the role of government in the United States economy, explaining factors, such as:

Online: Schools for Sale

Examination of the case for privatizing a public school. Learn about public goods, private goods, costs, incentives, and economic efficiency.
Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics
UNIT FIVE: The Role of Government

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FOUR: SIX. What Is a Fair Tax?
UNIT FOUR: SEVEN. Can Taxes Be Incentives?
UNIT FIVE: FOUR. If It Doesn't Work- Fix It
UNIT SIX: FOUR. Making a Macro Model: Government
Debt and Deficits

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

SEVENTEEN: Entrepreneurs and government intervention

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 8: Fiscal Policy: Can We Control the Economy?
LESSON 13: Stabilization Policy: Are We Still in Control?

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 32: Government Policies, the Economy, and the Entrepreneur

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 19: Analyzing Fiscal Policy

Strategies for Teaching Economics: Basic Business & Consumer Education (Secondary)

LESSON THREE: To Paint or Not to Paint
LESSON NINE: What Is an Adequate Profit?
LESSON SIXTEEN: Shaping the Budget of a Local Government

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 2: The American Revolution
Topic 4: Establishing a New Government
Topic 8: The Civil War
Topic 13: Wilson and the New Freedom
Topic 16: The New Deal

12.4.19 Students will diagram the concepts of scarcity, opportunity costs, and the types of economic systems that deal with unlimited wants and limited resources.

Advanced Placement Economics: Macroeconomics

UNIT ONE: Basic Economic Concepts

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

American Health Care: A Resource Guide

Instructional Activity No. 6: Health Care Decisions
Instructional Activity No. 7: Kidney Transplant Case Study
Instructional Activity No. 8: Coping with AIDS: The Public Response to the Epidemic
Instructional Activity No. 2: Health Care Values

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT ONE: FOUR. Individual Decision Making
UNIT ONE: FIVE. Social Decision Making
UNIT THREE: FOUR. Consumers and Producers Face Sunk Costs
UNIT FOUR: ELEVEN. Thinking Economically About the Environment
UNIT FIVE: ONE. Money Isn't Everything

Curse of the Bambino, The

Economics and the Environment: Eco Detectives

8. The Costs and Benefits of Having Children
9. Why Are There So Few Whales and So Many Chickens?

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 1: Resources and Scarcity: What Is Economics All About?

Energy and Economics: An Activities Book

ACTIVITY FOUR: Opportunity Cost and Energy

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 3: Consumers, Businesses, Entrepreneurs, and Governments Face Opportunity Cost

Focus: High School Economics

1. Scarcity, Choice, and Decisions

Geography: Focus on Economics

Why Nations Trade

Handbook for Survival

CHAPTER 2: Ten Suggested Modules for Teaching Economics MODULE 1: Marginalism: The Economic Way of Thinking
CHAPTER 3: Learning Hurdles in Economics

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON ONE: When is a Cost Not a Cost? Understanding the Language of Economics
LESSON TWO: Getting Acquainted: Building a Vocabulary for Economics

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 1: Scarcity, Choices, and Decisions

International Trade, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 1: To Choose or Not to Choose: That Is Not the Question
LESSON 2: Why Do People Trade?
LESSON 3: Why People and Nations Trade
LESSON 4: Trade and Specialization
LESSON 5: Investigating International Trade: Beginning the Search
LESSON 6: International Trade Lifestyles
LESSON 7: Interpreting Trade Data: Graphs and Charts
LESSON 8: United States World Trade Activity
LESSON 9: Trade Around the World

Learning from the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Across the Curriculum

9. Getting Fancy: The Bulls, the Bears, and the Pigs!

Strategies for Teaching Economics: Basic Business & Consumer Education (Secondary)

LESSON ONE: Consumer Marketplace Decisions

12.4.20 Students will discuss the economic goals of growth, stability, full employment, efficiency, equity and justice, explaining the need for tradeoffs as these goals are pursued.

Online: The Relevance of Adam Smith

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FOUR: THREE. The Influence of Economic Problems on the Constitution
UNIT SEVEN: ONE. Solving World Trade Mysteries: The Final Chapter, The Future

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON TEN: Economic Systems: An Introduction

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 2: Different Means of Organizing an Economy

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 20: Competing Economic Systems

World History: Focus on Economics

8. Adam Smith and the Market Economy

12.4.21 Students will explain how forces of supply and demand in a market system answer basic economic questions, such as what to produce; how to produce; and for whom to produce.

Online: Demand and Supply

Basic discussion of demand and supply and the determinants of demand and supply. Includes self-quiz for students on understanding shifts in demand and supply.
Advanced Placement Economics: Teacher Resource Manual
MACRO UNIT THREE: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply: Fluctuations in Outputs and Prices

American Health Care: A Resource Guide

Instructional Activity No. 5: Shortage of Doctors

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FIVE: FOUR. If It Doesn't Work- Fix It
UNIT TWO: FIVE. How Do Price Changes Influence My Behavior?

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

NINE: How much are consumers willing to pay? (demand)
ELEVEN: What's the right price? (market equilibrium)

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 9: Inflation: How Did the Spiral Begin
LESSON 7: John Maynard Keynes: What Did We Learn from the Great Depression?

Focus: High School Economics

19. Aggregate Supply and Demand: The Sum of Their Parts, and More

12.4.22 Students will define the basic economic indicators, such as Gross Domestic Product, employment statistics, and other measures of economic conditions.

Online: Places and production**

Students calculate the US GDP and various examples from South America. Using this information, they make inferences about per-capita income. From Focus on Economics: Geography, ©Council for Economic Education
Advanced Placement Economics: Teacher Resource Manual
MACRO UNIT TWO: Measuring Economic Performance

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FIVE: TWO. What Do We Want from Our Economy?
UNIT FIVE: THREE. An Economy Never Sleeps
UNIT SIX: TWO. Making a Macro Model: Consumers
UNIT SIX: THREE. Making a Macro Model: Investment
UNIT SIX: FOUR. Making a Macro Model: Government
UNIT SIX: FIVE. Making a Macro Model: Imports and Exports
UNIT SIX: SIX. Be a Capstone Fearless Forecaster

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 6: U.S. Economic Growth: What Is the Gross National Product?

Focus: High School Economics

18. Economic Ups and Downs

Geography: Focus on Economics

8. GDP and Life Expectancy

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON SIX: Measuring How Our Economy is Doing
LESSON SEVEN: Measuring How Our Economy Is Doing: GNP
LESSON EIGHT: Learning About the Measurement of Economic Activity: Using a Video on GNP
LESSON TWENTY: Plotting the Ups and Downs of the U.S. Economy
LESSON TWENTY-ONE: The Fluctuating Economy: A Look at Business Cycles
LESSON TWENTY-THREE: Economic Growth

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 15: Economic Goals

International Trade, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 7: Interpreting Trade Data: Graphs and Charts

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 5: The Growth of the U.S. Economy

12.4.23 Students will discuss the concepts of comparative and absolute advantage as well as the fundamentals of international trade.

Online: Places and production**

Students calculate the US GDP and various examples from South America. Using this information, they make inferences about per-capita income. From Focus on Economics: Geography, ©Council for Economic Education
Online: Why Nations Trade**
After discussing the concept of comparative advantage, students in small groups engage in a simulation on the economic costs and benefits of trade. From Focus on Economics: Geography, ©Council for Economic Education.
Online: Limiting trade**
Students learn about various types of trade restrictions and their effects by applying a model to determine who will benefit and who will be hurt by a tariff. From Focus on Economics: Geography, ©Council for Economic Education.
Online: How can business make money from tariffs?**
Students investigate the impact of tarifs on businesses and consumers during the 1880s by looking at a political cartoon, solving a short math problem, and comparing protectionism between time periods. They then generalize about the impact incentives have on encouraging special interest legislation in a democratic government. From Focus on Economics: United States History, ©Council for Economic Education.

Online: International Trade and the Economy

Advanced Placement Economics: Microeconomics

UNIT ONE: The Basic Economic Problem

Advanced Placement Economics: Teacher Resource Manual

MACRO UNIT SIX: The United States in a Global Economy

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT SEVEN: THREE. Why People Trade: Comparative Advantage

Curse of the Bambino, The

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 14: International Trade: For Whose Benefit?
LESSON 15: Exchange Rates: What in the World Is a Dollar Worth?

Geography: Focus on Economics

3. Why Nations Trade

Handbook for Survival

CHAPTER 2: Ten Suggested Modules for Teaching Economics MODULE 10: International Trade: The U.S. in a Global Economy

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON TWENTY-FIVE: The International Economy: Why Do Countries Trade?

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 21: Why Specialize and Trade?

International Trade and the Economy

Japanese Economy, Teaching Strategies

LESSON 5: International Trade: Japan and the United States

12.4.24 Students will explain the interrelationship of producers, consumers, and government in the American economic system.

Online: Circular Flows - A Teaching Plan

Online: What is a stock, or who owns McDonald's?**

Students will explore the fundamentals of stock ownership. They discuss how stock owners share the risks and rewards of purchasing stocks. From Learning for the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Game Across the Curriculum, ©Council for Economic Education.
Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course
UNIT ONE: TWO. You Are the Economy
UNIT ONE: NINE. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

SIX: Markets in the circular flow of the economy

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 9: The Circular Flow Between Consumers and Entrepreneurs

Focus: High School Economics

17. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON THIRTEEN: We Are All Consumers: Looking at Consumption Spending

Learning from the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Across the Curriculum

17. The Market-Go-Round

12.4.25 Students will explain the impact of monetary and fiscal policy in achieving local, state, and national economic goals.

Advanced Placement Economics: Teacher Resource Manual

MACRO UNIT FOUR: Money, Monetary Policy, and Economic Stability
MACRO UNIT FIVE: Monetary and Fiscal Combinations: Economic Policy in the Real World

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT FIVE: FOUR. If It Doesn't Work- Fix It

Economics U$A: A Resource Guide for Teachers

LESSON 8: Fiscal Policy: Can We Control the Economy?
LESSON 11: The Federal Reserve: Does Money Matter?
LESSON 12: Monetary Policy: How Well Does It Work?
LESSON 13: Stabilization Policy: Are We Still in Control?

Focus: High School Economics

20. Money, Interest, and Monetary Policy

Handbook of Economic Lesson Plans for High School Teachers

LESSON NINETEEN: Making Monetary Policy: The Tools of the Federal Reserve System

High School Economics Courses: Teaching Strategies

LESSON 18: How the Federal Reserve Controls the Money Supply
LESSON 19: Analyzing Fiscal Policy

Teaching Economics in American History: A Teacher's Manual for Secondary Schools

Topic 16: The New Deal

12.4.26 Students will evaluate the role of entrepreneurship in a market economy.

Online: How can entrepreneurs control costs?**

Students examine the difference between fixed and variable costs, make predictions and recommend actions for a hypothetical business. From Entrepreneurship and the U.S. Economy, ©Council for Economic Education.
Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course
UNIT ONE: NINE. The Circular Flow of Economic Activity

Economics and Entrepreneurship: Teaching Strategies

Economics and the Stock Market Game

CHAPTER 1: Businesses in the Marketplace
CHAPTER 2: Business Survival and Growth
CHAPTER 3: The Demand for Financial Capital
CHAPTER 4: The Supply of Financial Capital

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

Learning from the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Across the Curriculum

17. The Market-Go-Round

12.4.27 Students will know how to make informed personal economic decisions.

Online: Prohibition Then; MADD Today**

Students read short histories of Prohibition and MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) and work in small groups to evaluate the consequences of these policies on consumers' behavior. From Focus on Economics: United States History, ©Council for Economic Education.
Online: Is the Tassle Worth the Hassle?
Analysis of the costs and benefits of educational choices. Learn about economic choice, opportunity cost, and incentives. ©Nebraska Council on Economic Education
Online: Consumer Credit: Buy Now, Pay Later, and More
For Ninth-Twelfth Grades: Lesson 10, Personal Decision Making: Focus on Economics. Copyright ©1996, Council for Economic Education, New York, NY 10036. Used with permission.
American Health Care: A Resource Guide
Instructional Activity No. 6: Health Care Decisions

Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course

UNIT ONE: THREE. To Choose or Not to Choose: That Is Not the Question
UNIT ONE: FOUR. Individual Decision Making
UNIT TWO: ONE. Is What I Like, What I Buy? Maybe
UNIT THREE: TWO. Consumers Make Marginal Decisions
UNIT THREE: THREE. Living at the Margin
UNIT THREE: FOUR. Consumers and Producers Face Sunk Costs
UNIT FOUR: TEN. The Economics of Voting
UNIT FOUR: ELEVEN. Thinking Economically About the Environment

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy--Teacher Resource Manual

LESSON 4: Successful Entrepreneurs Make Rational Choices

Focus on Economics: Personal Decision Making

Handbook for Survival

CHAPTER 2: Ten Suggested Modules for Teaching Economics MODULE 1: Marginalism: The Economic Way of Thinking

Strategies for Teaching Economics: Basic Business & Consumer Education (Secondary)

LESSON ONE: Consumer Marketplace Decisions

Wallet Wisdom

LESSON 5: Timing is Everything
LESSON 6: Saving Selection
LESSON 7: The Urge to Splurge