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Tariffs Lesson Plan

Instructor: Christopher Sailus

Chris has an M.A. in history and taught university and high school history.

In this lesson, students learn about tariffs. They engage in class-wide discussions on the lesson, before breaking up into groups to investigate several tariff case studies.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Define tariffs
  • Understand the motivations for countries to put tariffs in place
  • Identify common attitudes toward tariffs

Length

45 minutes

Key Vocabulary

At the conclusion of this lesson, students should be able to identify and define the following vocabulary terms:

  • tariffs
  • trade barrier
  • globalization
  • World Trade Organization

Curriculum Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.3

Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.

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