Below are the Common Core State Standards that most closely relate to the following lesson.
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - September 24, 2002 ~ http://www.econedlink.org/e404
English Language Arts
College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language - Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CCRA.L.6 - Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening - Comprehension and Collaboration
CCRA.SL.1 - Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.