Economic Systems Teacher Resources

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Practical Money Skills: Consumer Knowledge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much do your high schooler really know about personal finance? Guide them around some common mistakes and pitfalls of the economic system with a set of helpful finance lessons.
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Identifying Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians practice identifying evidence to categorize a particular country's economic system as either a mixed, centrally planned, traditional, or free economic system in this two-part lesson.
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Comparison of Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a worksheet in which learners identify and compare economic systems (market, command, mixed, etc.) with 18 fill-in-the-blank questions and a graphic organizer. 
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Types of Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As an introduction to economics, government classes investigate different types of economic systems (traditional, command, market or capitalist, mixed) to determine answers to basic question about how goods are produced.
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Economics Worksheet Economic Systems and Circular Flow

For Students 7th - 12th
Agribusiness, human capital, productivity. Find out what your class members know about economic systems and terminology with this two-page economics worksheet that that asks kids to identify terms and concepts.
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
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How Economic Systems Developed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explain the basic functions of the various economic systems. As a class, they identify the main characteristics of capitalism and the advantages of division of labor and specialization. They describe the relationship...
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The Bead Game

For Teachers 6th Standards
What better way to learn about different economic systems than to participate in them? An engaging bead game highlights the differences between market, command, and traditional economies. In small groups, 6th graders work through three...
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Look! You're Wearing Geography

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore economic systems. In this economics lesson, 6th graders discover global markets. Students work in small groups to identify where their clothing and materials originated. Students locate countries on a map and...
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Socialist and Market Economies in Tanzania

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
How did Tanzania transition from a socialist to a market economic system? This challenging group research project has scholars examining the change through these structural adjustment policies: trade liberalization, privatization, cost...
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Our Economic System

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners examine the American economic system. In this economics lesson, students research the organization of American business and determine how business decisions are made.
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ECONOMIC SYSTEM

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify two American industrialists within the United States during the second half of the 19th century. They use specific examples, compare and contrast how these two industrialists were successful in their market. Students...
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Types of Economic Systems

For Students 9th - 11th
For this Types of Economic Systems worksheet, learners read then answer questions and provide examples of different economic elements in the U.S. economy.
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Arkansas- Economic System

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate how the six natural regions of Arkansas work together to form the economic system of the state. They read a paragraph and articles about the state and complete an activity that demonstrates interdependence. They...
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The Origins of the Cold War, 1945-1949

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the early years of the Cold War and the origins of containment. Both supporters as well as critics are probed to examine the differences that emerged in the months following the end of the war in Europe. This...
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Economic Schools of Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
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Government Lesson Plan 16

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify different economic systems, compare economic systems by determining how the three basic economic questions are answered in each, and explain concept of mixed economies.
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Country Economic Organization

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the economic systems and organization of another country. They prepare a PowerPoint presentation for the class showcasing their findings.
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Focused Learning Lesson: World Geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the distribution of economic systems of the world. They learn the difference between developing and developed countries.
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Finance and Responsible Lending

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers learn the characteristics of economic systems through problem solving, communication and representation. In this financial lending lesson, students use math to solve problems dealing with the economy today, to work with...
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Financial Plans

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students create an economic system based on responsibility and caring. For this economics and character lesson, students receive Character Currency and practice using the money for a good cause. Students brainstorm charities they would...
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Mr. Yamada’s Tips for Success on Current Events Commentary: Macroeconomics

For Students 11th - 12th
In this economic systems worksheet, students read and follow the provided 5 tips to locate, analyze, and discuss macroeconomics current event issues. 
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The Future of China's Economic System

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore China's economic system and the future of the system. They define economic terms, research websites to find examples of how China is developing into a mixed economy system and how it competes with the U.S. for...
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Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine and identify the different economic systems throughout the world. In groups, they develop their own economy basd on their own values and principles. They are given a problem scenerio to solve with the components...

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