Introduction to Economics Bundle (Business and Marketing)

Introduction to Economics Bundle (Business and Marketing)
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Teach students the basics of economics with this 4 product bundle. Topics covered include: factors of production, economic indicators, and economic systems. Save over 20% by purchasing this bundle or pick and choose your favorites by purchasing each product individually.

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Materials included:

1. Factors of Production Graphic and ActivityIn part 1 of this activity students will sort factors of production (natural, labor, capital, and entrepreneurial resources). Students will place the factors of production into a graphic organizer. This activity is great for introducing the factors of production. In part 2 of this activity students will research the factors of production for a business. Students will use the Factors of Production Graphic to fill in their research.


Included in this product: 
• Factors of Production Examples 
• Factors of Production Graphic for Organizer
• Factors of Production Key
• Factors of Production Graphic for Research
• Factors of Production Research Activity


2. Country Research Project: In part 1 of this activity students will research the factors of production for a country. In Part 2 students will research the economic indicators for their country. Students then create an infographic with the information they collected from their research. Finally, students present their findings to the class.


Included in this product:
2 Worksheets (Part 1 and 2) with questions that students will research
Instructions for how to use Piktochart
A rubric to grade the infographics created in Piktochart
Worksheets to complete while listening to other students present their findings
Brief reflection questions to be answered after the presentations


3. Economic System Gallery Walk: Get your students moving with an interactive way to have a discussion about economic systems! If you're not familiar with the idea a gallery walk is essentially where students to move around the room to complete a task. This product contains 7 discussion questions on economic systems for a high school business class.


Question topics include:
Government control
Laissez-faire
Economics and individuals
Command economy vs. Market economy


4. Monopoly Simulation for Economic SystemsGame-like fun meets higher order thinking with this Monopoly simulation for economic systems. Students will use the original Monopoly rules to play and determine that it most closely resembles a capitalist society. Next, work together as a class to develop a new set of rules to represent a socialist economy. Finally, students will develop their own rules to represent a communist economy. Students will answer higher order questions as they run the simulation. The worksheet includes 14 open ended questions on economic systems that encourage students to cite evidence for their answers. Also included in the file is an answer key.

This simulation promotes modeling (I do, We do, You do) and encourages students to investigate and think outside of the box. My students love getting to play Monopoly in class. It's a fun way to teach students to love learning. Enjoy!

***Please note that this file does NOT include the Monopoly board games. A class set of games must be purchased separately. 


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39 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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