Economics Index


Unit: Introduction to Economics

Discussion Lesson - Island Choices

The Costs and Benefits of College

Reading the Textbook: Quizzing for Accountability

Unit: Macroeconomics

Unemployment: Then and Now

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - Forrest handout pdf
  • “U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Charting GDP

  • GDP Growth - Forrest handout pdf
  • “U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).” U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA),

Numbered Heads Together Activity Lesson - Happiness and GDP

  • Happiness and GDP activity  - Forrest handout pdf
  • “Numbered Heads Together Cooperative Learning Strategy: (Grades K-12).” TeacherVision, 8 Feb. 2007,
  • Tarr, Russel. “Random Name Picker.” Fakebook,

Web Activities on the Federal Budget

  • Next 10, Federal Budget Challenge,
  • “National Priorities Project.” National Priorities Project,
  • “Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 13 Nov. 2010,

Web based activity on Monetary Policy Activity 

  • “Chair the Fed: A Monetary Policy Game.” FRB SF | 2014 Annual Report | Does College Matter?,

Web based Review Game for Macroeconomics 

  • Quiz Show Review on Macroeconomics Forrest -Flippity Net Review Game 
  • “Easily Turn a Google™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff.” Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff,
  • “Learning Games | Make Learning Awesome!” Kahoot!, 21 Sept. 2018,

Unit: Personal Economics

Buying a Good Used Car

Doing Federal Taxes

Basics of Credit Cards

Economics Projects

Project Lesson American Government and Economics - Students Explain the Concept

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