Unit 3: Macroeconomics

 Unit 3: Macroeconomics

HOW TO USE

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Lessons are best used in sequence as they have been built to support students in demonstrating mastery on the end-of-unit assessment. If you plan to use one of the lessons in isolation, we recommend you review the Unit Overview documents to ensure students have the necessary prior knowledge. 


Unit 3 (Macroeconomics) Big Ideas and Essential Questions


LESSON PLANS

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Information About Unit Assessment: The summative assessment for this unit (A Practical Guide to the U.S. Economony) is designed to be implemented over the course of four work days. Lesson 3.2 provides an overview and explanation of the assessment. 

 

  3.1 An Introduction to the Macroeconomy: Circular Flow

    3.2 Introduction to Macro Indicators & Assessment Preview*

    3.3 Introduction to Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    3.4 Evaluating GDP as a Measure of Well-Being: Part 1

    3.5 Evaluating GDP as a Measure of Well-Being: Part 2

    3.6 Thinking About the Labor Force Like an Economist

    3.7 A Closer Look at Unemployment Data

    3.8 A Practical Guide to the U.S. Economy: Part 1*

    3.9 Introduction to Inflation

    3.13 A Practical Guide to the U.S. Economy: Part 2*

    3.19 A Practical Guide to the U.S. Economy: Part 3*

    3.20 A Practical Guide to the U.S. Economy: Part 4*

 

    Remaining Lessons Currently In Progress


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