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Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate - February 1, 2008

The lesson summarizes the content of the February 1, 2008, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcement of the unemployment rate and employment data for the month of January, 2008. The meaning and importance of the data are discussed. Student consider the implications of the data for the economy and themselves.Exercises are included for reinforcing the concepts.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 02/26/2008

The Effects of the Recession

The students learn how a recession affects our economy, and how it might affect them personally.They examine the role the federal government has played in dealing with the current recession. They analyze their thoughts about what role the federal government should play in dealing with a recession.

Grades: 6-8
Published: 10/21/2009

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate - December, 2007

The lesson summarizes the content of the January 4, 2008, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcement of the unemployment rate and employment data for the month of December 2007. The meaning and importance of the data are discussed. Exercises are included for reinforcing the concepts.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 03/05/2008

Related Publications

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Playful Economics

Designed primarily for elementary and middle school students, each of the 15 lessons in this guide introduces an economics concept through activities with modeling clay.

Grades: K-8
Published: 2011

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

Mathematics & Economics: Connections for Life - 6-8

Created specifically for middle school mathematics teachers, this publication shows how mathematics concepts and knowledge can be used to develop economic and personal financial understandings.

Grades: 6-8
Published: 2002

1 out of 12 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.