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Economics for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
These lessons are a fun, engaging way for your child to learn economics right from the computer. You can use these video lessons to aid them in their homework, help them study for a test or just to expand their knowledge. They'll love learning through our video lessons taught by professional instructors and you'll love our easy to navigate format and accurate transcripts. With our video lessons, your child can learn at their own pace from a professional quality course right from the comfort of home.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with economics will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about economics.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding basic economics
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about economics
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning social studies (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about economics
- Students who struggle to understand their social studies teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra social studies resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover economics topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about economics.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands fractions by completing the Economics for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. History of Money Lesson for Kids
People use money in everyday life rather than trade for what they need. In this lesson, learn about how societies created money from precious metals, then transitioned into using paper cash, and finally into today's electronic purchases.
2. Supply & Demand Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
Have you ever wondered how your favorite store knows what products to sell and what prices to set? In this lesson, learn the definitions of supply and demand and how they work together in an economy.
3. What is the Stock Market? - Lesson for Kids
Have you ever wondered what the stock market is and how it works? In this lesson, learn how people engage in trading stocks and bonds, where trading occurs, and about significant events in stock market history.
4. Fair Trade Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Everyone wants to get a fair price when they sell something! But in poor parts of the world, this doesn't always happen. In this lesson, find out about fair trade and the impact it has around the globe.
5. Money Management Lesson for Kids
Do you have dreams of being rich? Learning how to manage your money now can help you make that dream a reality. Read this lesson to learn how to manage your money!
6. Money Facts: Lesson for Kids
Money is one of the most influential parts of our society. Learn about the history and purpose of money as well as money around the world and how it plays both positive and negative roles in our lives.
7. Economic Justice Lesson for Kids: Definition & Issues
We have many ideas about fairness and money, resulting in attempts to create economic justice through taxes, trade, investment, and welfare. Learn about our programs for economic justice and their impact on society in this lesson.
8. Assembly Line: Lesson for Kids
The assembly line was a method used by a man named Henry Ford in the early 1900s. In this lesson, learn how Henry Ford improved the idea of an assembly line, how it worked initially, and discover ways that the assembly line has changed the way products are made.
9. Sharecropping: Lesson for Kids
What is sharecropping? Why would someone want to share crops? In this lesson you will learn about the history of sharecropping and why it's important to American history.
10. Socialism vs. Capitalism Lesson for Kids
Every government has a model they follow to explain their values and beliefs. Socialism and capitalism are two models, so we will compare and contrast them in this lesson.
11. Communism vs. Socialism Lesson for Kids
Communism and socialism are two models governments all over the world use, although here in the U.S. they're often thought of negatively. Let's learn about each one so you can decide for yourself!
12. Socialism Lesson for Kids: Definition, Explanation & Facts
Socialism is a system for running a government. In this lesson, you'll learn how socialism differs from the type of government found in the United States in terms of business, property, and taxes.
13. Marxism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Explanation
Let's learn about Marxism and how it changed history. See Marx's ideas about work, social classes of people, and governments, and learn how the term Marxism has changed meaning over time.
14. Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto: Lesson for Kids
Karl Marx was an important political and economic philosopher from the 19th century. He co-authored ''The Communist Manifesto'', which outlined his plans for communist governments and the overthrow of capitalism.
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