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Lesson: Tic Tac Taxes!


Taxation without Representation?

This lesson will take students through the series of tax acts that were enacted by the British government and disputed by the original 13 colonies of America prior to the American Revolution. Students will discuss the concept of government-provided services in exchange for taxes. Students will explain the specific taxes and the right of the English government to levy them in the context of the oft-used slogan: “No taxation without representation.”

Grades: 6-8
Published: 08/14/2003

Free Ride

Free Ride helps students identify goods and services provided by the government and evaluate the cost of government provided goods and services.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 08/15/2001

Clean Land - Thanks to US!

In this lesson about the EPA, students will find out that their government pays for goods and services by taxing people and companies.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 04/01/2003

Related Publications

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Energy, Economics, and the Environment: Case Studies and Teaching Activities for Elementary School

This publication helps elementary students analyze energy and environment issues from an economics perspective.

Grades: 3-6
Published: 2006

3 out of 10 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Financial Fitness for Life: Grades 3-5 - Teacher Guide

This publication contains 15 lessons that complement the 3-5 Student Workbook. Specific to grades 3-5 are a variety of activities, including a guessing game using clues to identify various occupations; the story Urban Mouse and Rural Mouse which teaches students about entrepreneurs and opportunity recognition; and a role-playing activity in which students learn which method of payment is appropriate in a variety of situations.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 2010

1 out of 17 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.