What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy

What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
What are Economic Indicators? Lesson & Sorting Activity - Fun Intro to Economy
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Teach your students to use economic indicators to understand the world. The 5-E modeled lesson will engage your class! Begin with a cool photo analysis activity based on "Where Children Sleep Around the World". The guided lesson also features a hands-on, sorting activity that challenges students to describe levels of development using real-world statistics. Everything you need is included for easy prep!

Vocabulary Covered:

  • Developed Country, Developing Country, Economic Indicators, Literacy Rate, Life Expectancy, Gross Domestic Capital, GDP per Capita, Infant Mortality Rate, Labor Force, Inference, Poverty, Standard of Living

5-E Guided Lesson:

  1. Engage: “I Spy… Where Children Sleep” Photo Activity
  2. Explore: “4 Pics, 1 Word” Puzzle and Standard of Living Map Analysis
  3. Explain: Student Notes, “Think About It…” Questions and Vocabulary
  4. Elaborate: Economic Indicators Sorting Activity
  5. Evaluate: 2-sided Student Practice Worksheet

Your Purchase Includes Editable and PDF Copies:

  • 5-E Guided PowerPoint Lesson
  • Fill-in Student Notes Handout
  • 2-sided Practice Worksheet
  • Sorting Cards for Activity
  • Answer Keys
  • Quick Teacher Reference Guide

Aligned with Social Studies Standards: CCSS, TEKS, ELPS, and NCSS grades 6-8

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Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
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