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National Standards in Economics

Name: Institutions

Standard: 10

  • Students will understand that: Institutions evolve and are created to help individuals and groups accomplish their goals. Banks, labor unions, markets, corporations, legal systems, and not-for-profit organizations are examples of important institutions. A different kind of institution, clearly defined and enforced property rights, is essential to a market economy.
  • Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Describe the roles of various economic institutions and explain the importance of property rights in a market economy.

National Standards in Financial Literacy

Name: Financial Investing

Standard:

  • Students will understand that: Financial investment is the purchase of financial assets to increase income or wealth in the future. Investors must choose among investments that have different risks and expected rates of return. Investments with higher expected rates of return tend to have greater risk. Diversification of investment among a number of choices can lower investment risk.

Name: Saving

Standard:

  • Students will understand that: Saving is the part of income that people choose to set aside for future uses. People save for different reasons during the course of their lives. People make different choices about how they save and how much they save. Time, interest rates, and inflation affect the value of savings.

State Standards

Common Core State Standards

Name: CCRA.L.6

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language

  • Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

Name: CCRA.SL.3

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

  • Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.

Name: CCRA.SL.4

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

  • Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Name: CCRA.SL.5

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

  • Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

Name: CCRA.W.7

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing

  • Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

Name: RH.6-8.2

Standard: History/Social Studies -- Grade 6-8

Area: History/Social Studies -- Grade 6-8

  • Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Name: RH.6-8.4

Standard: History/Social Studies -- Grade 6-8

Area: History/Social Studies -- Grade 6-8

  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

Name: WHST.6-8.2

Standard: Writing Grade 6-8

Area: Writing Grade 6-8

  • Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.

Name: WHST.6-8.8

Standard: Writing Grade 6-8

Area: Writing Grade 6-8

  • Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.