101 Activators Icebreakers Bell Ringers Hooks for High School Economics

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Teach Me Economics
Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
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135 pages
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Do you want to start of every class period with an exciting hook, activator, icebreaker, or activity for your High School Economics course?

This is the activity for you and your class!

Included are 101 activators and icebreakers for Economics course.

Included are the following resources:

  1. Powerpoint
  2. PDF version of the assignment for printable option of Note Packet
  3. Fillable Google Slides Activity for Student assignment in Google Slides for digital option
  4. Editable version for teachers (PPT and Google Slides)

Each activity has a writing prompt, or a reflective activity to help "hook" your students for the days lesson.

Main topics:

1. Fundamental

2. Microeconomics

3. Macroeconomics

4. International

5. Personal Finance

Concepts Covered:

  1. Scarcity
  2. Opportunity Cost
  3. Factors of Production
  4. Cost-Benefit Analysis
  5. Production Possibilities Frontier
  6. Markets
  7. Demand
  8. Supply
  9. Elasticity
  10. Supply and Demand
  11. Price Floors
  12. Price Ceilings
  13. Equilibrium
  14. Business Organizations
  15. Market Structures
  16. Gross Domestic Product
  17. Nominal and Real GDP
  18. Unemployment Rate
  19. Labor Force
  20. Frictional Unemployment
  21. Structural Unemployment
  22. Cyclical Unemployment
  23. Seasonal Unemployment
  24. Inflation
  25. Market Basket
  26. Consumer Price Index
  27. Effect of Inflation
  28. Business Cycle
  29. Functions of Money
  30. Banking
  31. Federal Reserve
  32. Central Banking
  33. Fractional Reserve System
  34. Bonds
  35. Monetary Policy
  36. Fiscal Policy
  37. Progressive Taxes
  38. Proportional Taxes
  39. Regressive Taxes
  40. Comparative and Absolute Advantage
  41. International Trade
  42. Foreign Exchange
  43. Specialization
  44. Exchange Rates
  45. Interest Rates
  46. Discounting
  47. Compound Interest
  48. Simple Interest
  49. Insurance
  50. Credit Cards
  51. Debit Cards
  52. Risk Aversion
Total Pages
135 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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