Lesson Plan


"Banking: In the fractional reserve method, we trust" Economics Curriculum: Students will understand how important banks are and how they create money/credit by way of fractional reserves. Students will then take this information and form conclusions about what our government should do with respect to banks given the current economic downturn. "Trust and the President" Language Arts Curriculum: Students will understand that claims made in political advertisements need to be scrutinized and evaluated for their accuracy and how that scrutiny can affect a candidate's trustworthiness.


  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Social Studies > Government

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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