Econ Sept 14-18

Monday

Essential Question:

What are taxes?

Tuesday

Essential Question:

What is fiscal policy?

 

Wednesday

Essential Question:

What are the monetary policy tools used by the Federal Reserve?

Thursday

Essential Question:

What is money creation?

Friday

Essential Question:

 What are the six characteristics of money?

Standard: 

SSEMA3

Students will explain how the government uses fiscal policy to promote price stability, full employment, and economic growth. SSEPF  3

Students will explain how changes in the monetary and fiscal policy can have an impact on an individual’s spending and saving choices.

Standard: 

SSEMA3

Students will explain how the government uses fiscal policy to promote price stability, full employment, and economic growth. SSEPF  3

Students will explain how changes in the monetary and fiscal policy can have an impact on an individual’s spending and saving choices.

Standard:

 SSEMA2

Students will explain the role and functions of the Federal Reserve

 

Standard:

SSEMA2

Students will explain the role and functions of the Federal Reserve

 

Standard: 

SSEPF1

Students will apply rational decision making to personal spending and savings choices.

SSEPF2

Students will explain that banks and other financial institutions are businesses that channel funds from savers to investors.

 

Objectives:

Students will be able to:

-Understand how the government uses taxes to fund programs.

-Describe types of tax bases and structures

-Describe the process of paying individual income tax

-Understand the purpose of Social Security, Medicare,  and unemployment taxes

Objectives:

Students will be able to:

Students will be able to:

-Explain how the government uses fiscal policy as a tool for achieving its economic goals.

-Analyze Keynesian economic policy

-Summarize problems created by the national debt.

 

Objectives:

Students will be able to:

. -Explain how the Federal Reserve uses three basic tools to implement monetary policy.

-Understand why some policies are favored over others.

-Understand how monetary policy works.

-Describe two distinct approaches to monetary policy.

 

Objectives:

Students will be able to:

Describe the process of money creation.

Discuss how the Federal Reserve serves the federal government.

Understand why some monetary policy tools are favored over others.

Objectives:

Students will be able to

-Describe the 3 uses of money.

-Understand the sources of money’s value.

Describe development in banking during the 20th century

-Explain the function of financial institutions.

-Identify different types of financial institutions.

Activities:

Chapter 14 Worksheets

Taxes Activity

 

 

 

Chapter 14 Study Guide

 

 

 

 

Activities:

PowerPoint/discussion

Compare/Contrast Economic theories

 

 

HW- Chapter 15 Study Guide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities:

Worksheet on Federal Reserve

 

 Case Study: Banking, Monetary Policy,  and the Great Depression

 

HW- Chapter  16 Study Guide

 

Activities:

 

 

 

Video on Federal Reserve

Activities:

 

Personal Finance Handbook Activity

PowerPoint

 

 

HW- Study guide Ch 1

 

Test Unit III

Chapters 12,13,14,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *