The perfect way to begin your macroeconomics course is here! Introduce your students to the basic concepts behind the business cycle and lay the foundation for economic comprehension with this fantastic bundle!
This "Business Cycle" activity bundle includes:
1) A customizable lecture that you can adjust to meet your needs and the needs of
your students. This bundle includes a version of this lecture in Keynote (Mac),
Powerpoint (PC), and PDF format for users of every operating system.
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2) A "Business Cycle" Activity. It begins with a colorful graphic organizer that asks your students to label the business cycle graph. Next, students will define basic terms and to explain concepts at the foundation of economic performance, such as expansion, contraction, recession, and depression. Next, students will answer a series of questions about the business cycle and how components of the graph serve as economic indicators. Finally, students will use their knowledge and a collection of data provided to practice identifying business cycles, periods of expansion and contraction, ands peaks and troughs through data on Real GDP, unemployment, and price level.
This activity can be used in many different ways in the classroom. Students can work independently, in pairs or this activity can be used as a jigsaw in order to facilitate a class wide discussion about the topics discussed in the activity.
3) A detailed answer key to the lesson activity to save you time and help guide student comprehension.
If you like this activity, check out our Unit Activity Bundle that includes activities for all of the objectives in this unit.
Best of all, this activity aligns to our "Unit 1.1 - The Business Cycle" video lecture, which can be found here:
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