Have you tried Project-Based Learning in your classroom? It's completely changed the way I teach, and the level of engagement from my students is amazing!
This packet includes everything you need to put on a real market at school with your students. As part of this Project-Based Learning task, your
This packet is meant to be used during a third grade economics unit. Students create their own pretend candy company. The packet leads them through creating their own candy product, choosing necessary resources to put it into production, and responding to certain economic situations that may arise
Economics is a hard concept for me, let alone my 7 year olds! So each year our second grade hosts what we call “Itty Bitty City”.
It is the culmination of our Economics unit and it’s a BLAST!
This can easily be tweaked for your use! Each classroom decides on a good to sell and a service to provide
This project brings economics to life by having students become an entrepreneur! Students will use the rubric provided to create a business plan and present the business plan to the class using a creative method of their choice!
This works well if other classes also participate. I suggest allowing
This is an Economics Project. The students will have an opportunity to create their own business from the ground up. They will look t real estate, products, product construction, marketing, retail design, as well as evaluate the success of their business. This lesson is detailed. I have listed how m
This project is designed to provide your students with a glimpse of what it is like to be an adult. They will have a career and earn money every day. During the simulation the students are treated as adults; they have responsibilities, such as making sure they have food to eat, a warm safe place to
This is a middle school social studies and math integrated unit that was used to teach the economics standards for social studies and number sense and data analysis standards for math. Topics include: supply and demand, surveys, assembly lines, marketing, unit rates, competition and advertising, and
Lifestyle Economics Project - career, car loan, mortgage, monthly bills
Students must use the internet once they are assigned a career and given a salary to figure out (after taxes), a car and home they can afford while still paying the monthly bills
We've all seen the show "Shark Tank" - inventors and/or startup companies pitch their idea to the Sharks for investment money. Students use their knowledge of natural resources, human resources, capital resources, and marketing in order to "pitch" their good or service to their classmates for invest
In this third grade social studies project, students will apply their knowledge of economics by creating and selling a candy bar. Students will discover how buyers and sellers interact to exchange goods and services through the use of trade or money and investigate ways to increase profit. This proj
For this project students will create a local business that provides a product or service to their local community. This is simple a business that could be started today if the student desired. Once the project is complete he student will create a Powerpoint/Prezi and present it to the class. This i
This "game" can be used as an economics lesson and for 3.OA.8. This begins as an economics design challenge where students have to plan their own life around their job, buying a house and car, and monthly bills. Then it turns into daily math word problems that focus on real-life scenarios.
Economics can be a very broad subject. Because of the vastness of economics itself and given the amount of time we have left in the school year, students will have the opportunity to pick an economic topic that interests them. They will be given plenty of time to work on this project in class and fo
Turn your typical Valentine’s Day box project into a standards based economics unit. In this unit students will learn the economics standards through the decorating of their Valentine’s Day Boxes. I use this unit in my 2nd grade classroom but you can adjust it to a variety of grade levels.
Included in this product you will find:
* 5 different Market Day Stand Packets
-Ice Cream Stand
* PowerPoint to introduce students to product
* Market Day Reflection Papers
* Teacher Instructions (which are also listed
This project integrates economic vocabulary into a fun project! Student's are in small groups and decide upon either supplying a good or a service or both. Then the real fun begins! Students must research or be given information about the basics of the market economy, how it works, and how their goo
This project revolves around social studies that typically apply to 3rd grade economics. However, the unit is well-rounded and would work well as a PBL supplement in 2nd-4th grade and could be adapted to use in 5th-6th grade. Students partner up, create products, either a good or service, and bring
Students are given control of a town that is in trouble. There are 4 specific problems they must solve. Students will be required to research, debate, and form a functioning city council that makes decisions the citizens of the town vote on.
This project provides an opportunity for students to design a product, produce the desired units, market the item, and sell it to peers and parents. It includes a project cover letter as shown (in document form so that it can be modified to your classroom), a business plan checklist, and a simplifie
This is approximately a 10-day unit covering major economic concepts. Students will work with partners to create a product to sell to their classmates. Students will also be expected to market their product by creating a poster and a commercial. The culmination of this unit is a Market Day where the
Your class and/or grade level can cover economics skills, cooperative learning skills, as well as, speaking and listening skills in this fun project based learning experience. Rubrics included.
Lesson guide is included to show areas that were covered in this unit. How it is taught can be adapted
This comprehensive economics/entrepreneurship unit focuses on grades 3-5. (Sixth grade can even benefit.) As a project based learning unit, students learn about local businesses and how they create business plans and advertise.
- Powerpoint teaching students about becoming an entrepr
This is a great economics and Project Based Learning unit for any time of the year; everyone loves chocolate! This is the perfect economics unit for primary students with a yummy Chocolate Shop theme. Students can work collaboratively as they create their own chocolate bars. YUM!! And, it will go
Crash Course Economics Video Analysis Bundle- All Keys Included
This 35 resource bundle includes video analysis assignments which cover the entire Crash Course Economics series. Students will use the internet and YouTube to take learning into their own hands and learn all about the often boring and
Entrepreneur Project- DIY (Do It Yourself) Open for Business: is multi-step, long term economics project for students of all abilities and varied grade levels to learn how to form a small business and become young entrepreneurs.
Students of all ages are very aware of the hard economic times that
This social studies unit is geared to teach children how to make smart economic decisions. It's loaded with thinking maps and activities that will get your children excited about learning economics.
This unit includes:
- Parent Letter
- Parent Interview Questionnaire
- Wants and Needs Venn Diagra
PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): ECONOMICS BUNDLE : With this pbl ideas bundle, students learn about entrepreneurship, and economics. These student-centered PBL units incorporate collaboration and differentiation by providing student choice. The real-world challenges require students to use inquiry, cr
Looking for a FUN way to teach a somewhat boring topic? Try my in-class Colonial Economics Project! I’ve done this for years and it is always a FAVORITE of all of my students! Students take on the identity of a Virginia Colonist and participate in in-class activities to practice the economic conce
This economics project is sure to be a hit with your kiddos! The main goal of this project is to review key vocabulary and allow your kids to be entrepreneurs, using supplies you give them! You will place random supplies in a bag and they will have to create a business out of it. My kids were so exc
Looking for ways to spice up teaching social studies vocabulary? Use these fun interactive foldables to help students grasp important concepts to help them understand what they are reading. All of these are easy to make and include a photo of the final product to help you know what to do. This bundl
This Mega Economics Pack has it all! Over three weeks of lessons, activities and stories that will teach your students the basics of economics. You’ll also find directions and materials for your own Market Day Event, Economics Project, Student Bartering Day, and Parents are Producers Day.
First off, you need to make sure you have Windows Photo Story 3 installed on your school computers. You will also need microphones that you can speak into and will connect to your computers. If you have these components, you are golden! This program may seem a little daunting at first, but rest assu
This is a two-part group assignment. Students are required to devise an idea for a business and do the following:
1. Create a business plan.
2. Write and perform a business pitch to in an attempt to lure investors.
Students love this assignment! Rubric included.
Tags: Business, business plan, busin
This is a fun toy to make with art classes at any age level. These little paper "beans" will wiggle in your hand, doing back-flips as you roll them lightly back and forth. When set at the top of a book or note pad, a bit higher at one end, the jumping bean with roll gracefully down the inclined
The Civil War marks a period in American History where the ultimate debate took place. Was America strong enough to survive a war with itself? Students must thoroughly examine the causes of the War and ask themselves, was this a war about slavery, states rights, secession? In addition and most be
Welcome to my Grocery Store Economics project in Excel. This is such a fun project. Students will build 3 spreadsheets to keep track of the prices of 5 different common foods sold at 3 different grocery stores for 5 weeks. They will use the websites for each grocery store to record the regular price
This is a short economics project were students will choose a company and follow the stock value for 2 weeks. While at the same time doing research on that company. I included lesson plan, an assignment sheet, a grading rubric and a class grading chart.
THIS IS GOOD FOR AN ECONOMICS PROJECT, SOCIAL STUDIES ACTIVITY, MONETARY HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT, ETC. IT IS CROSS-CURRICULAR. IT MIGHT REQUIRE A WEE BIT OF RESEARCH. HAVE A GREAT YEAR OF LEARNING. ANSWER KEY IS PROVIDED.
Have you ever seen the hit TV show Shark Tank? The premise is that successful investors listen to pitches by entrepreneurs about new products they've invented. Then, the Sharks decide who gets their investment. In this project, your students become the entrepreneurs and pitch their ow
This project works with a World History classroom that uses the SPRITE acronym for studying the commonalities and differences among civilizations (Social Structures, Political Structures, Religion, Intellectual, Technology, Economics). However, this project can be modified for classrooms that use di
This project is designed for students to learn about the art of lino printing and creating a repeating pattern suitable for sewing. The pattern will be inspired by the students interpretation of “nature”. These eye catching drawstring bags will be sewn by the students, putting into p
There are a lot of goods and services produced, distributed, and consumed by individuals and businesses in the United States each year. The study of all the ways that people and businesses spend money in the U.S. is called the United States economy. With the United States Economics Project Pack, you
This project is great for students to explore aspects of international trade and global economics. The project uses an entrepreneurial approach by allowing the students to hypothetical research a given country to expand their company internationally. This web quest has the students to explore expo
This is a student economics project where s/he is given a budget of $200.00 to spend on purchasing gifts for his/her family. This project teaches students about economic choice, budgeting, adding money, and creative thinking. Grading rubric included.