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Focus: Middle School Economics
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ISBN: 978-1-56183-493-8

Students apply economics concepts and reasoning to real-world situations in a series of interactive units pertaining to 6 societal roles as:

  • Decision-makers
  • Consumers
  • Workers
  • Citizens
  • Savers
  • Global participants

19 lessons are divided into units, each covering a role and relevant economics content, including supply and demand, opportunity cost, productive resources, Gross Domestic Product, and trade barriers. Students also keep journals and, in the final lesson, play a game designed as a review.