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102 Total Lessons

What is Competition?

Students will understand what businesses are, that a marketplace exists whenever buyers and sellers exchange goods and services, and that...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Big Banks, Piggy Banks

When choosing a place to put their money, people consider how safe their money will be, how easy it is...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Choice…
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Clipping Coupons

In this lesson, students will calculate savings for different products when using coupons. They will also decide what factors will...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive, Markets and Prices…
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Lean on Me -- We depend on each other!

The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate that the production of most goods can be broken down into a...
Key Concepts: Demand, Goods and Services, Specialization…
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The ABCs of Saving

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about short and long term goals in order to be a successful...
Key Concepts: Opportunity Cost, Saving
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This Little Piggybank Went to Market

Students will learn that work is the source of income and that banks are places in which people save and...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Economic Institutions…
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To Market To Market

This lesson will help students become good consumers and producers by taking turns buying and selling things in a classroom-created...
Key Concepts: Choice, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen is a classic story for nearly all adults, and many children. Here it is retold and...
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs, Goods and Services, Incentive
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What Are Incentives?

Students will understand that incentives are used to encourage them to make good choices. After identifying incentives offered at home...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive
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Build Your Community

Students will learn about a variety of businesses and the service they provide to a community. They will build a...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Who Gets More than Their Fair Share?

This lesson has students continue to explore a variety of ways to share, particularly when an obvious solution is not...
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Economic Systems, Market Structure
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That's Not Fair! How Do We Share?

This lesson has students explore a variety of ways to share, particularly when an obvious solution is not apparent.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services, Scarcity
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