I used the song C.R.E.A.M (Cash rules everything around me) by Wu Tang and made it Castles Rise Everywhere Around Me. This song is all about the different social groups that took part in feudalism and the Manorial System. Here is a preview down below.
Serfs grew food on land that was arable
Classroom cash masters to print out!! This is part of my classroom economy money that I use. I print each value on a different color paper, then cut and use in class.
Students are given an allowance every Friday for their jobs, work turned in on time, and other incentives throughout the school y
These lyrics are very fundamental and basic. I offer plenty of rhymes that will help young people learn the basic concepts of supply and demand. Students will learn about shifting and meeting equilibrium. I use youtube instrumental rap beats to perform it. It goes with about anything I tried.
Here is a sample of the song for you. It focuses on SUPPLY and DEMAND as well as SCARCITY. I sing it along with the instrumental version of the Green Day song "Good Riddance" but you can sing it or rap it to anything you want.
The Water Song
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink.
This is a power point presentation that will take you step by step through how to manage an effective classroom mini-economy. A mini-economy is an amazing way to integrate financial literacy, behavior management, 21st learning skills, and differentiate for classroom needs. I'd be lost without my cla
A one page cheat sheet to help students understanding the effects on the PL, RGDP, AD, Output, Investment, Unemployment when the Monetary and Fiscal policies are expansionary or contractionary or some combination.
These are cards that simulate accidents in a classroom economy. May be adjusted to meet your class needs. I often introduce these accident cards after allowing students to purchase insurance. See insurance cards as well in my TPT page!
Students can keep track of their "paychecks" for each week. This form is fully editable and you can tweek it for your classroom. Use it to track behaviors and homework assignments during your economy unit.
This is a classroom management system designed to have students apply the math and economics skills taught. It promotes application of standards in both math and social studies. By empowering students to become responsible for their classroom, it give the teacher more time to teach. Tried and proven