This three-week-long unit will introduce your students to the federal budget and push your students to analyze the role of the government in their own lives.
This unit includes the following activities:
-Agree/Disagree Activity with 10 debatable statements about the role of the government
-Create the Budget Activity, with a link to an online interactive federal budget module
-Government Agencies Research Project, where students will research different government agencies by reading the Fiscal Budget released by the US Government
-Taxing and Spending notes and reflection questions, with a 31-slide PowerPoint presentation
-Cutting the Deficit Activity, with extension writing activity
-Unit Review Guide
-Unit Test, with multiple-choice and short-answer questions
Teacher directions included for all activities.