Ch 10: Inflation and Unemployment Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Inflation and Unemployment chapter of this Principles of Macroeconomics Syllabus Resource and Lesson Plans course is designed to help you plan and teach the factors that contribute to inflation and unemployment in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Inflation and Unemployment chapter into a 4-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Phillips Curve Model Discussion of the relationship between inflation and unemployment, which is called Phillips Curve; background on A.W.H. Phillips
Tuesday Factors that change the Phillips Curve Study of terms such as aggregate supply, rightward shift and leftward shift
Wednesday Economic behavior The influence of economy on inflation and unemployment; how the Phillips curve is changed during weak and strong economies
Thursday Inflation rate Understand how the Phillips curve is affected by inflation on a long-term basis

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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