WGU Task Objective Number:
Subjects: Economics and Social Studies
Topic Or Unit Of Study:
Where is the money? Evaluating causes and implications of
Recessions and other economic crises in the world
Grade/ Level: 7
Classroom setting with spaced sitting arrangement where all
Learners are visible from the front and see properly.
STANDARDS AND OBJECTIVES
Your State Core Curriculum/ Student Achievement Standards
By the end of 7th grade, the learner should be able to apply economic
Concepts to their society and attain a grade to attain to 8th grade.
Lesson Objectives: By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to identify
two causes and implications of the current US recession.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to explain the
Effect of the recession on their families and community.
MATERIALS AND RESOURCES
Instructional Materials: Textbooks, PowerPoint templates on the cause and impact of
recession, scissors, markers, glue stick and pencils
Resources: Financial times on recession and economics periodicals
1. Identification of Student prerequisite skills needed for the lesson
The learner must be able to explain the term recession and identify signs of economic downturn. The learner should be able to interpret the concept of recession to their own families and society.
1. Presentation of new information
Differentiation of recession from depression.
Explanation of a cause of recession and giving of examples
Description of the effects of recession and giving of examples
1. Guided Practice
Explanation of the causes of recession and describing the effects
Learners explaining the impact of recession on their families and community.
1. Independent Student Practice
Student listing down of the causes and effects of recession
Reading an article on the economics periodical and answering the questions.
1. Closing Activity
Summary of the lesson through highlighting of main points
Asking of questions related to causes and impact of recession.
Direct instruction and small group to carry on research work
English learners are incorporated in groups with English speaking learners.
Highly talented learners be given extra research work
Asking of questions at the end of the lesson
Group research assignment on global economic crisis and effects of war on recession
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