ERIC Number: ED416108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Capstone: The Nation's High School Economics Course. Teacher Resource Manual.
Reinke, Robert W.; Schug, Mark C.; Wentworth, Donald R.
This resource book is intended for a one-semester model course for high school economics for eleventh- and twelfth-grade students. The seven units in the book are linked to content ordinarily found in microeconomic and macroeconomic courses. Each unit contains 5 to 11 lessons, an author's note to the teacher, an author's letter to the students, classroom instructional materials, and sample test items. Each self-contained lesson contains a summary of economic content, an economic reasoning summary, instructional objectives, procedures, and student materials. The seven units in the resource book are: (1) "Why Economics Is Important"; (2) "Supply and Demand"; (3) "Consumers and Producers"; (4) "The Role of Government in Economics"; (5) "Macroeconomics"; (6) "Macroeconomics: Forecasting Our Economic Future"; and (7) "International Economics Issues." The book concludes with a section on extending teaching activities. (EH)
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economic Factors, Economics, Economics Education, Futures (of Society), Global Education, Grade 11, Grade 12, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Social Studies
National Council on Economic Education, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.
Note: For related "Student Activities" volume, see SO 026 799. A third volume, entitled "Teacher Specimen Set," combines the exact texts of SO 026 798 and SO 026 799.