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Ch 1: Market Forces Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

Use the lesson plans in this chapter as a resource for developing your market forces curriculum. These lesson outlines will provide you with pertinent information and help you manage your class time effectively.

Market Forces Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

Make your market forces curriculum planning a little easier by utilizing the teaching resources in this chapter. These lesson plan outlines will provide you with learning objectives and methods for keeping your students engaged in the learning process. This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • The stock market
  • Opportunity cost
  • Scarcity
  • Economic problems associated with scarcity
  • More market forces topics!

With these lesson plan outlines, you'll have access to resources you can actually share with your students, like video lessons and quizzes to test their knowledge of the material.

How It Helps

  • Learning standards: Makes sure you'll cover the market forces material needed to meet educational requirements
  • Student involvement: Keeps students engaged through activities and discussion topics
  • Additional resources: Provides you with mechanisms for gauging students' understanding, such as quizzes and homework ideas

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning market forces lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific market forces topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your market forces class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related market forces lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important market forces concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant market forces-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

30 Lessons in Chapter 1: Market Forces Lesson Plans
Goods & Services Lesson Plan

1. Goods & Services Lesson Plan

Teach your students what goods and services are as well as how to tell the difference between them with this lesson plan. With it, students will read an informational text passage, discuss key concepts, then apply learning with a fun game.

Goods & Services: Definition & Examples

2. Goods & Services: Definition & Examples

This lesson defines goods and services and describes how a good is different from a service. It also provides examples of how you can tell the difference between a good and a service.

Market Analysis Lesson Plan

3. Market Analysis Lesson Plan

How important is market analysis in business? This lesson plan uses an informative text/video lesson to outline the process of market analysis and concludes with an engaging group activity.

Supply & Demand Lesson Plan

4. Supply & Demand Lesson Plan

Want a fresh way to teach students about the laws of supply and demand? This lesson uses engaging and informative video lessons to provide a solid base of information and an activity gets students involved in a memorable way.

Supply and Demand Project Ideas

5. Supply and Demand Project Ideas

These supply and demand project ideas will allow students the opportunity to practice research skills and delve more deeply into a fundamental economic principle that shapes further economic understanding.

Supply & Demand Curves Lesson Plan

6. Supply & Demand Curves Lesson Plan

If you're discussing supply and demand, this lesson plan explores two economic growth theories: classical and Keynesian. Students will watch a video, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity, and take a quiz.

Demand Elasticity Lesson Plan

7. Demand Elasticity Lesson Plan

Teach students about elasticity of demand with this lesson plan. Students will watch a video lesson that defines the term, teaches formulas and shares examples, then they will practice applying with hands-on activities and take a quiz.

Demand Schedules Lesson Plan

8. Demand Schedules Lesson Plan

Teach your students what a demand schedule is, how to read one and why they exist with this lesson plan. A video lesson explains key ideas, then students do a real-world application activity and take a quiz.

Asset Price Bubble Lesson Plan

9. Asset Price Bubble Lesson Plan

Through this lesson plan, students learn about asset price bubbles and how they have played out over history through working collaboratively to research and present on various historical asset collapses.

Investing Lesson Plan

10. Investing Lesson Plan

Students will enjoy learning about investing as well as participating in a stock purchase simulation. In this lesson plan, they will watch two videos, participate in discussion questions, complete the activity and take two quizzes.

Profit & Loss Lesson Plan

11. Profit & Loss Lesson Plan

A company may have a great product but if they are losing money, they will eventually go out of business. This lesson plan explores profit and loss from an economic perspective. Students will read the lesson, answer questions, complete an activity and take a quiz.

Sales Pitch Lesson Plan

12. Sales Pitch Lesson Plan

What are sales pitches and what makes them effective? This lesson plan explores the notion of the sales pitch with the support of a text lesson. An activity provides practice with the sales pitch.

Sales Pitch: Definition & Examples

13. Sales Pitch: Definition & Examples

After reading this lesson, you'll know how to give a sales pitch and how to identify when one is being given to you. Learn what it takes to make a sale, as well as seeing one in action.

Circular Flow of Economic Activity Lesson Plan

14. Circular Flow of Economic Activity Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students will develop business ideas and apply the concept of the circular flow of economic activity to their business ventures and then describe the flow of money and inputs between households and businesses.

Market Economy Lesson Plan

15. Market Economy Lesson Plan

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a market economy? This lesson plan addresses this question with the help of a video lesson. An activity compares and contrasts the market economy with the command economy.

Stock Market Activities for Elementary Students

16. Stock Market Activities for Elementary Students

It's important for students to learn about the different types of investments early. In these activities, your students will learn about the stock market by defining relevant vocabulary, analyzing market scenarios and completing a stock simulation.

Stock Market Games & Activities

17. Stock Market Games & Activities

The stock market is a general term for the financial sector of society where shares of companies are bought and sold. The many intricacies of the stock market make for fascinating study. These games and activities are designed to grab students' attention as they explore the stock market.

Stock Market Crash Activities

18. Stock Market Crash Activities

Do your students understand what would happen if the stock market crashed? Well, they will after you use the activities based on the stock market crash of 1929 outlined in this lesson.

Stock Market Projects for High School Students

19. Stock Market Projects for High School Students

If you are teaching your high school students about business and economics, you will want them to understand the stock market. This lesson offers some projects that will help your students learn about the stock market from a variety of perspectives.

Aggregate Demand & Supply Activities for High School

20. Aggregate Demand & Supply Activities for High School

As your students learn about macroeconomics, they will encounter the concepts of aggregate demand and supply. This lesson provides activities that will bring these concepts to life for students.

Demand, Supply & Market Equilibrium Activities for High School

21. Demand, Supply & Market Equilibrium Activities for High School

Gaining a basic understanding of demand, supply, and market equilibrium is an important part of developing comprehension of economics. This lesson offers some activities you can use to supplement your instruction.

Scarcity, Choice, & the Production Possibilities Curve Activities for High School

22. Scarcity, Choice, & the Production Possibilities Curve Activities for High School

As you teach economics at the high school level, it will be important to impart information about different forces impacting the marketplace. This lesson offers activities that teach about scarcity, choice, and production possibilities.

Inflows, Outflows, & Restrictions Activities for High School Economics

23. Inflows, Outflows, & Restrictions Activities for High School Economics

If you are teaching your students about macroeconomics, then they will need to understand concepts like inflows, outflows, and restrictions. This lesson provides activities that will bring these concepts to life.

Scarce Economic Resource Markets Activities for High School

24. Scarce Economic Resource Markets Activities for High School

Part of comprehending economics and how markets works involves understanding scarcity. This lesson offers activities that will help your students learn about scarce economic resource markets in hands-on ways.

Supply & Demand in Microeconomics Activities for High School

25. Supply & Demand in Microeconomics Activities for High School

As you teach your students about microeconomics, you will want them to build their understanding of the relationship between supply and demand. This lesson offers some activities that help students better learn these concepts.

Opportunity Cost Lesson Plan

26. Opportunity Cost Lesson Plan

Your students face tough decisions all the time. This lesson plan on opportunity cost will show them how the decisions they face now have costs that are both explicit and implicit. Find a video lesson that explores the concept of opportunity cost as well as an activity that walks students through the different kinds of opportunity cost analysis.

Scarcity Lesson Plan

27. Scarcity Lesson Plan

Teach your students about scarcity with a lesson that makes a personal connection. This lesson plan includes a Study.com video lesson to present the material and a small group activity to help students apply the concepts.

Stock Market Lesson Plan

28. Stock Market Lesson Plan

Do your students understand how the stock market works? A text lesson provides background information and an activity allows students to get familiar with the market. Additional activities and related lessons are provided for further study.

Lesson Plan for a Market Research Activity

29. Lesson Plan for a Market Research Activity

This lesson will assist teachers in introducing the importance and function of market research. A video and discussion questions are included to increase students' understanding; while the quiz and activity will demonstrate their learning.

Stock Market Crash Simulation Game

30. Stock Market Crash Simulation Game

This lesson plan is for teachers to use as their students learn about the stock market crash that resulted in the Great Depression. Students will watch a video lesson and re-enact the market crash.

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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