Don't sequester your students' chance to master the basics of economics. Lesson Set B (a follow up to Set A) will pay dividends for their critical thinking and economic savvy.
These 'lesson's are more like mini-units...what a bargain!
Lesson 5 -
Resources and Enterprise
Students will learn to differentiate and appreciate natural, human, and capitol resources as a part of product development and service provision. Students work singly and in groups throughout these four distinct but inter-related and in-depth lessons.
Lesson 6 -
Taxation & the Common Good
Taxes happen. Why? And what motivates a taxpayer to comply, seek change, or adjust individual financial plans? Lead your students through this multi-step exploration of the tax process. Students will see how changes to the 'tax code' can impact your classroom economy and their individual resources.
These lessons relate to Katie’s Thanksgiving special: Talking Turkey – Want vs. Need (a feast of ideas good any time of year).