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Lesson: CPI- The Crystal Ball


Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Deflation, December 16, 2008

This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation reported December 16, 2008, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the month of November, 2008. Students read the BLS report, analyze the meaning of the CPI data, determine the change in consumer prices, and explore the impact of the change in the price level on themselves, their families, consumers and producers.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 12/31/2008

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Consumer Price Index, October 16, 2008

This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation reported October 16, 2008, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the month of September, 2008. Students read the BLS report, read about the meaning of the CPI, determine the change in consumer prices, and explore how the change in the CPI impacts consumers and the economy.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 12/02/2008

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Consumer Price Index, January 16, 2008

This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reported on January 16, 2008, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the month of December, 2007. Students read the BLS report, read about the meaning of the CPI, determine the change in consumer prices, and explore how the change in the CPI impacts consumers and the economy. Students check their understanding by completing interactive exercises.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 01/16/2008

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Capstone: Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics - Teacher's Guide

This publication contains complete instructions for teaching the lessons in Capstone. When combined with a textbook, Capstone provides activities for a complete high school economics course. 45 exemplary lessons help students learn to apply economic reasoning to a wide range of real-world subjects.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2003

9 out of 45 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Advanced Placement Economics: Teacher Resource Manual

The teacher guide accompanies the student activities books in macro- and microeconomics for teaching college-level economics in AP Economics courses. The publication contains course outlines, unit plans, teaching instructions, and answers to the student activities and sample tests.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2003

7 out of 58 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your high school students.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2006

6 out of 40 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.