Unit 3/Chapter 3 Curriculum

RSU #10

Curriculum Unit


School: Dirigo High School

Unit Title: Economics Ch. 3 American Free Enterprise
Duration: 7 classes

Unit Description: The Economic Principles of Free Enterprise

Essential Questions (s): What makes Free Enterprise in the United States different or unique?

Learning Targets/Standard(s):

H.A.O. #7: "The student will analyze economic activities and policies relationship to freedom, efficiency, equity, security, growth, and sustainability."

DHS School-Wide Expectation(s)
for Learning Addressed:
Clear and Effective Communicator
Responsible and Involved Citizenship - “understanding civic and economic literacy”

Lesson Activities:
see chapter 3: https://dirigocottage.wikispaces.com/Economics

................Eminent Domain Prompt
................Significant Entrepreneurs Project
................Market Failures 3.3
................Poverty Programs 3.4
................Review/Summary of Chapter 3

Materials/Resources (including technology):
Textbook
Laptop
Access to Wiki, First Class
Poster supplies

Chapter outline on wiki: CH3vocab11.odt

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Literacy Strategies:
Bellwork: “foreshadowing” prompts daily

Summative Assessment (s) Description and Rubric (s): Please attach
Vocabulary Test
See Activities on the class Wiki:
Eminent Domain
Significant Entrepreneurs
https://dirigocottage.wikispaces.com/Economics

Choices of formative assessments:
See the following activities on the class Wiki:
Market Failures
Poverty Programs
https://dirigocottage.wikispaces.com/Economics

Differentiation Possibilities:
Student choice on project topics and visual aids.
Student choice on examples used for summative assessments.