E-book, Lesson Plan


Students will:

  • Pool prior knowledge and acquire new tools to analyze the economy of a town
  • Acquire key information from video segment on the economy
  • Learn to read and decipher unemployment rates
  • Develop definitions of key terms in context, such as "luxury good," "infrastructure," and "employment rate"
  • Create a town portfolio which includes population and unemployment rate.


  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

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


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