ERIC Number: ED073994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
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The American Economy. Grade Nine. Resource Unit (Unit II). Project Social Studies.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
This resource unit for use in Grade Nine is designed to develop specific generalizations about the American market economy. The core of activities centers around a series of economic simulation games. The concepts and generalizations which are introduced in this unit are expanded upon and developed more thoroughly in later units in this curriculum plan. Objectives which outline the desired concepts, generalizations, skills, and attitudes to be attained in the study are given and suggested teaching procedures are detailed. Information sources for use with the unit are noted. Three simulation games which focus on the competitive market and wage bargaining between farmers and laborers are included. Related documents are: SO 005 451 through SO 005 453 and SO 005 455 through SO 005 457. (SHM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Capitalism, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Guides, Economics Education, Educational Games, Grade 9, Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Resource Units, Secondary Education, Simulation, Social Studies, Social Systems, Socioeconomic Influences, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Research.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.