ERIC Number: ED420593
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Enterprise in Action: Guide for Consultants and Teachers [and] Student Materials.
Junior Achievemnt, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.
This document consists of two booklets, one for teachers and one for students. These booklets are part of the Middle Grades Program of Junior Achievement, Inc. The booklets are designed to help students understand the principal characteristics of the United States economic system and the role of business. The activities are designed to reinforce economic concepts taught in U.S. history, state history, and civics courses. A master list of materials needed and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons include: (1) "A Consumer Hit Parade"; (2) "Enterprise in Action"; (3) "The Wheel of Enterprise"; (4) "Burger Breakdown"; (5) "Business Organization"; (6) "Great Hats, Lots of Hats"; (7) "A CAPital Market"; (8) "From Producer to Consumer"; (9) "Keeping the Competitive Edge"; (10) "Business and Your Community"; (11) "Business and Social Responsibility"; (12) "Issues at Eigentown"; (13) "Economic Indicators"; and (14) "Putting It Together (Review Activity)." The student materials are accompanied by a teacher guide, pre- and post-tests, ongoing activities, game cards, a student booklet, activity sheets, and a "Certificate of Achievement." (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Middle Schools, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
Junior Achievement, Inc., One Education Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Junior Achievemnt, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.