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Economics: Specialization, Interdependence, and Trade

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In this 6-10 day lesson sequence on economics students will understand:
1. The need for specialization
2. Specialization leads to interdependence and trade
3. The benefits of specialization and why nations trade
4. How countries decide what to trade and who to trade with

Students will also:
1. Analyze data, charts, and information from various resources as they research countries' trade commodities
2.Be able to identify examples of interdependence among countries in the Western Hemisphere
3. Evaluate the effects of trade on people around the world

Students will engage in:
1. Investigations on specialization, interdependence, and trade
2. Research projects
3. Opinion topics around trade

This product includes:
1. 6 Detailed lessons with answers
2. Materials (sign-ins, activities, project, investigations, guided notes, exit tickets, etc.)
3. Internet resources for students and teacher (padlet)
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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