Leverage a new, topical book that covers an important part of American society and the economy through JD Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy." This book is a New York Times bestseller and delves into microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts (unemployment, market disruption, poverty, among many others).
This assignment can take around two weeks for AP Economics (Intro to Economics, US History, Current Issues) to complete. It includes a detailed rubric and specific requirements for students to complete. Sit back, hand out, and watch as kids take it from here!