Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, the teacher introduces fundamental concepts of economics to the class. This should create a "working vocabulary" for the class for the remainder of the project.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Algebra
  • Mathematics > Equations
  • Mathematics > Graphing
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving
  • Mathematics > Statistics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Algebra Linear Equations Graphing Linear Regression

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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Curriki Rating
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3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-07-08.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This lesson is based around an elementary economics course designed in an institute in Virginia. The object of the lesson is to provide economic literacy to high-school age students. The motto is "There ain’t no such things as a free lunch". ........................................................................................................................................................................................... This resource is part of a 8 week unit for an elementary Algebra class. The unit (Teaching Linear Equations through Running a Small Business ) covers linear equations, linear regression, and uses the simple economics of running a small business to illustrate the ideas. It requires the teacher to integrate the material with various skills, including use of the Internet and other technologies. It is an ambitious and ultimately rewarding undertaking.

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