Teaching Strategy: I would make this into a slideshow for 5th grade students to examine different types of economies and their specific incentives for production. This connects to SS5E1: Use the basic economic concepts of trade, opportunity cost, specialization, productivity, and price incentives to illustrate historical texts.

Ever needed to know the difference between communism and socialism? What about the difference between American corporations and French corporations? Try taking an explanation from Howard Lindzon about what each political perspective would do with two

Goods & Services, Producers & Consumers, Needs vs. Wants, Supply & Demand

Holiday Economics {A Social Studies Unit}

Project Based Learning to teach- Goods & Services, Producers & Consumers, Needs vs. Wants, Supply & Demand

Very interesting article- Five Economic Lessons of The Hunger Games from @Forbes online.

Five Economic Lessons Of The Hunger Games

Photo by Murray Close – © 2011 Lions Gate Films Inc. Still of Elizabeth Banks and Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games (Wait.that's Elizabeth Banks?

Flipping Economics: Elasticity Infographic

The concept of automated Forex trading system is mind-catching. Before the automation of the Forex market, exchange-traded futures market was the first to

ONLINE ECONOMIC LESSONS -   EconEdLink maintains a large library of online economic lessons for K-12 teachers & their students.

ONLINE ECONOMIC LESSONS - EconEdLink maintains a large library of online economic lessons for K-12 teachers & their students.

Cool templates for making fake dollar bills.  Perfect for my economics lesson!

Cool templates for making fake dollar bills. Perfect for my Sentence auctions, sponsor dollars for the Hunger Games, etc.

Social studies projects make learning so much more fun! This economics lesson is great for Third Graders to show off their business skills! Check out these great business ideas that these kiddos came up with!

Market Day Economics Project

Economics Social studies projects make learning so much more fun! This economics lesson is great for Third Graders to show off their business skills! Check out these great business ideas that these kiddos came up with!

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Traditional economics views humans as robotic machines who make calculated decisions based on logic. In contrast, behavioural economics views humans as irrational and emotional beings who ar…

Students make a book about economics using paper bags. Covers basic economics concepts for grades 2-3. Keep everything in one place and then send it home as a unique keepsake. The printable pages also fit in a standard size notebook.

Economics Bag Book/Interactive Notebook Kit

Students make a book about economics using paper bags. Covers basic economics concepts for grades Keep everything in one place and then send it home as a unique keepsake. The printable pages also fit in a standard size notebook.

My students LOVED these fun economics lessons. They are so much more engaging than a boring worksheet!

No More Boring Economics Lessons

No More Boring Economics Lessons - Keep your social studies instruction engaging and meaningful with these economics simulations and activities. Includes practice, task cards, and assessments.

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