Here are some engaging lessons and activities I've used with great success over the years. These are all for sale individually in my TPT store. You can check out and preview each of them there, too.
You get all of these:
-All Hail The Glorious Leader! The Command or Planned Economic System.
-A Real Tax Conundrum (tax and budget simulation)
-Teaching the Tradition-based Economic System handout/powerpoint
-Teaching Supply and Demand - Candy and Coke Activity!
-Teaching about Stock Markets and Investing - THE COFFEE SHOP, a play
-The Tradition-based Economic System - The Maasai, A Play
-Adam Smith - The Father of Modern Economics, A Play
-Great Economic Thinkers, Karl Marx - A Play
-"Who Gets A Drink?" Scarcity activity as well. Great lesson starter!
NEW - now includes the Are You Credit Worthy (3 C's of Credit) skit as well! A great way to help teach credit worthiness and credit scores.