Economics Close Reading, Interactive Notebook, and Comprehension Passages
This economics resource includes a total of 9 passages for students to gain a deeper understanding of economics and common economics terms.
The first 3 informational passages review and define economic terms and ideas. Each of the 3 passages has an accompanying interactive notebook template for note taking.
Economic Terms Include:
-Supply and Demand
-Goods and Services
-Producers and Consumers
-Productive Resources (Natural Resources, Capital Resources, Human Resources)
-Positive and Negative Incentives in Economics
-Opportunity Cost and Trade Off
-Risks and Decisions
The following 6 passages apply economic terms to real companies and situations. Each passage has a comprehension task page accompanying it. Comprehension questions ask students to apply their understanding of the economic terms to their knowledge about the company or real-life situation they have read about.
Topics Include: Chipotle, Spyder Ski Gear, Woodworking Companies, Ghost Towns, Denver Pacific Railroad, and Outdoor Adventure Tour Companies.
Answer Keys with suggested answers included for comprehension pages.