The Economics Unit is filled with activities, PowerPoints, and assessments to learn about economics. (Includes 21 files below)
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Economics: Supply and Demand
“Economics: Supply and Demand” is a Social Studies lesson that focuses on understanding the law of supply and demand and its effect on prices in a market economy. The original informational text provides an overview of the definitions of supply and demand, as well as se
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This is a Powerpoint lesson on Producers and Consumers for Economics. This can be a very interactive lesson if you print the second to last page. These are Producer and Consumer strips that you
This powerpoint presentation is a guide to teach a lesson on Supply and Demand. Not only will your students learn these basic economic principles, but they will have fun doing it! This lesson is designed to engage your students in a way that they will never forget the laws of supply and demand!
Economics Activities and Lessons: Complete Unit for Upper Elementary Students
I use this unit to teach my fifth grade students. Since this can be a pretty complex topic, I have made it very student friendly. The lessons can be simplified for younger students or enhanced for older students.
Review game created to cover all of Georgia 3rd Grade standards dealing with Economics. Topics included are natural, human, and capital resources, entrepreneurship, saving vs. spending, taxes, banking, budgeting, goods and services. This is a great review for those tests coming up!!
This PowerPoint Presentation is in the format of a Jeopardy game. It focuses on reviewing the economic concepts taught in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. It covers resources, goods and services, needs and wants, economic problems, and economic terms. I, Elizabeth Hill, used to help review for the CRCT.
A 32 slide Powerpoint presentation and 2-sided note sheet.
Topics covered include:
*difference between goods and services
*goods/services for sale by businesses
*goods/services provided by the government
*ways to pay for goods/services (cash, check, credit, debit)
*the reason for taxes.
Economics fun – S’mores Import and Export
Students love importing and exporting raw materials to create S’mores in this highly engaging interactive vocabulary and concept lesson.
This powerpoint can be used in a short class period (45 minutes) but is better suited to several class periods for di
This is a great resource to use if you are teaching persuasive text. Advertising is a type of environmental text that is associated with the concept of persuasion. This presentation includes:
- An elementary explanation about advertising
- Where advertisement is located
- The parts of an advertise
This powerpoint covers the following vocabulary words: wants, needs, goods, services, factory, industry, producer, consumer,and worker.
There are two videos linked from Youtube.
I used this with first grade but would be good for kindergarten and second grade.
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This economic unit, Wants and Needs, is geared towards the Primary Classroom, grades 1 - 3. It is packed with everything you need to learn the basics of wants, needs, saving, and earning. There are over 150 pages in this huge unit! I promise you'll be very happy with everything you'll receive!
This digital download is for a Economics Jeopardy game.
This game features the following categories:
Key Terms - 5 questions
Goods & Services - 5 questions
Natural Resources - 5 questions
Scarcity - 2 questions
Needs & Wants - 2 questions
This game is a great review of basic economic skil
This powerpoint describes the 4 types of productive resources - natural, human, and capital resources, as well as entrepreneurship. It also gives definitions and examples of supply and demand and how these forces work in our economy
Description of Government, Why We Have Government and Overview of 4 Types of Government: Monarchy, Democracy, Dictatorship, Oligarchy.
Used to Assist in Center-Based Special Education Program for 6-8 Grade.
Coincides with Colorado Social Studies Extended Evidence Outcomes for Com
This interactive and engaging lesson is a complete resource to introduce your students to the concepts of goods/services and producers/consumers. It is important for students to master Goods and Services in order to have an adequate understanding of these topics and improve their Social Studies know
Eight Strands of Social Studies PowerPoint Activity. This is a social studies PowerPoint intended to teach students about the 8 strands of social studies. The 8 strands addressed are: Culture, History, Government, Economy, Social Studies Skills, Science, Technology, and Society, Citizenship, and Ge
Supply and demand ready to use lesson! This is an all in one resource to use to teach the concept of supply and demand, written in kid friendly language. This complete lesson includes:
-Engaging 13 slide PowerPoint presentation explaining supply and demand that includes whole group practice
This powerpoint details vocabulary associated with economic concepts. There are Brainpop videos within the powerpoint and also activities that incoporate Thinking Maps. If you don't use Thinking Maps these slides can be taken out. However, Thinking Maps are a great resource that you might want to ch
Save time with this illustrated 32 slide power point that defines and covers 13 persuasive techniques (Bandwagon, emotional appeal, snob appeal, testimonial, transfer, glittering generalities, etc. ) with examples, VA SOL's for middle school, questions consumers should ask, lesson plan and game lin
The stark contrast between life in North and South Korea is an intriguing topic for students. They are captivated by the realities of life inside North Korea and leave class with a true understanding of the effects a government can have on its citizens.
Use this engaging lesson to introduce and hi
**Use this project along with Room 29’s Economics Vocabulary and We’re Starting a Business.**
The Economics PowerPoint will cover the following words in a kid friendly way:
Cost of Production
In third grade we study economics as part of our social studies lessons. As a way to bring the real world into our classroom we use our knowledge of economics to create a business that provides goods or services. This packet includes:
-Key economic terms
-Recording sheet for definitions of terms
This power point presentation specifically targets the TEKS 5.10C. The presentation reviews the five different payment methods and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each. At the end of the presentation there are several practice questions where students will identify the type of payment
When you purchase this presentation you will receive 13 total slides that summarize the economic differences between the New England, Middle and Southern Colonies. Import, export, Middle Passage, Debtor and Free Enterprise are a few of the vocabulary words used.
This powerpoint presentation defines key terms such as currency, income, and budget. It describes spending and saving choices, the costs and benefits involved in making economic decisions, opportunity cost, and governement spending (taxes).
This 23 slide "Introduction to Economics" presentation includes definitions of economics, scarcity, profit, the four factors of production (natural resources, labor resources, capital resources, and entrepreneurship), as well as definitions and examples of goods, services, renewable and nonrenewable
This bundle contains six products relating to teaching the Great Depression and New Deal in American History.
-The Great Depression PowerPoint & Infographic (20 pages)
-FDR's New Deal PowerPoint & Infographic (15 pages)
-Which "R" Is It? New Deal Analysis Activity (11 pages)
This PowerPoint was designed to introduce natural resources to my students. It includes inexhaustible, nonrenewable and renewable resources.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Say “chocolate chip cookie” or “potato chips” and suddenly you have your students’ attention! Teach “Factors of Production” and “Types of Industry” in an engaging and easy-to-understand way. Get intermediate and middle school classes interacting and discussing the new topics with partner tasks and
The Goat in the Rug is a 19 slide Power Point thematic unit plan with an emphasis on economics designed to save you time and copying costs. The many graphics help bring Navajo life, the process from goat to rug and economic concepts into the classroom.
It contains projects, maps and interdiscipli
Need basic economics terms and definitions? Do your students need to be introduced to economics CRCT questions? Would you like links to websites to teach more about economics and even some online games?
This powerpoint is geared towards 4th grade but could also be used for 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8
Topics* covered on this Jeopardy game are:
-Famous Americans (Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Cesar Chavez, and Martin Luther King, Jr.)
-Explorers (Christopher Columbus, Christopher Newport, Juan Ponce de Leon, and Jacques Cartier)
-Civics (Branches of government, purpose of g
This PowerPoint is designed as an introduction to discussing media literacy and its affect on the consumer. It begins with a slide of logos that almost every person should recognize. Each logo has NO WORDS, but they are so popular that anyone can give a name to it. Then, the PowerPoint continues
To help with the NC Essential Standards economics objective on entrepreneurship in North Carolina, Cheryl Gourley has created a 24-slide PowerPoint. Starting with colonial men to present-day go-getters, each slide shows how the entrepreneur created his business and its success today, if applicable.
This is a fun lesson to teach children about the exciting life of Entrepreneurship. It also describes the main ways entrepreneurs make money. There are exercises and a main class project that will encourage young minds to unleash their inner Entrepreneur.
This mini-course can be used as a stand a
This is a review for 5th grade Common Core Content material that will be covered on the CRCT. A DUCK DYNASTY theme is used with tons of GIF Duck Dynasty graphics and different pictures on every slide to keep your students interested! Great for CRCT REVIEW! Each question slide has a place for an A
Various ways to use Picture of the Day- Includes 36 Pages in PDF format for students to describe and tell the importance of each Community Helper/Career.
Project and use as morning work for students to write about Community Helpers and Careers, project and have students write during writing time,
This product is a PowerPoint meant to introduce and explain industry, technological innovations, and free enterprise in Texas.
This PowerPoint includes:
I will statements correlated to the TEKS
An overview of the major industries in Texas
Important scientists and inventors in Texas
This is a 10 slide Power Point presentation reviewing the Houghton Mifflin 3rd Grade Social Studies series Many Regions, One World vocabulary for Chapter 5 Economics Everyday. This is a great tool to introduce the vocabulary words or use as a review activity. The words that are in italics are part o
This is a perfect introduction to the purposes and functions of banks. Covers vocabulary: deposit, withdrawal, checking account, debit card, check, ATM, savings account, interest, loan, credit card, saving.
This PowerPoint is appropriate for grades 2-4, and could be used as a review for grade 5. Th
Decision Making Grade 4 Personal, Family, School, Community
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Introduction to Decision Making
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Introduction to Decision Making
Help students learn to make informed civic and e
This file has everything you need for five days of teaching about advertising. All you'll need to do is download this file, print the worksheets, and teach!
- Powerpoint File
- 4 Worksheets (on Day 5, students present advertisement)
- Abbreviated Lesson Plans
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