All About Money Business Economics

All About Money Business Economics

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Item #: 080303
ISBN: 9798629450993
Grades: 5-8

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Guiding students through a study of money, budgets, wages, taxes, basic economics, and the impact of challenging events on finances, this Thinking Tree “Do It Yourself” homeschooling curriculum is very comprehensive! The text recommends Whatever Happened to Penny Candy (item # 009411) by Richard Maybury as a companion book, along with library and internet resources that you select. If you are familiar with other Thinking Tree resources, this has a similar format with template pages to document learning. Additionally, introductory information is included for some lessons. Brief explanations are provided for currency and budgeting, debt, ways people earn money, investments, the government, economic resources, distribution, inflation, depression, recession, the economy and the law. Students are directed to learn more through independent online research including You-Tube® searches. Depending on the child’s age/maturity, parents may wish to assist or supervise online activity. The concluding chapter presents an interesting look at the impact of events on the economy. Acting as investigative reporters, students research and write about numerous events and their impact on our daily lives, businesses, and economy. Covered are the Great Depression, Spanish Flu of 1918, World War II, London’s Great Plague of 1665, and the Covid-19 Pandemic. A great resource for guided learning that fits the needs of families wanting more control and flexibility in their studies.

Publisher Description:

In order to be successful in business we must understand how money works! This practical and fun workbook is packed with fascinating information and learning prompts. The activities and lessons will help students to understand money, business, economics, government, and so much more.

Students will study how money works and how the government influences the economy. this book is current! Students will also research topics such as how the COVID-19 Pandemic is impacting the United States and the world today. They will also look into historic events that changed the country such as the Great Depression. In order to understand the future, we must learn from the past. In order to succeed we must understand why so many businesses fail, and why others thrive even in hard times. It is also vital for students to understand how different forms of government can have a negative or positive influence on the economy of a region.

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