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When Gas was a Quarter!

Why do things cost so much more now than they used to? Students will find out about inflation in the United States.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 04/08/2003

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate - March 7, 2008

The lesson summarizes the content of the March 7, 2008, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcement of the unemployment rate and employment data for the month of February 2008. The meaning and importance of the data are discussed. Students consider the implications of the data for the economy and themselves. Exercises are included for reinforcing knowledge of the concepts.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 03/19/2008

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate, October 3, 2008

The lesson summarizes the content of the October 3, 2008, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcement of the unemployment rate and employment data for the month of September, 2008. The meaning and importance of the data are discussed. Students consider the implications of the data for themselves, their community and the U.S. economy. Exercises are included for reinforcing knowledge of the concepts.

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

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Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature

This interdisciplinary curriculum guide helps teachers introduce their students to economics using popular children's stories.

Grades: 3-5
Published: 2006

2 out of 29 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

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.