Ch 15: U.S. Economic and Fiscal Policy Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The U.S. Economic and Fiscal Policy chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the basics of economic and fiscal policies, what they cover, and how they're developed and implemented 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 U.S. Economic and Fiscal Policy chapter into a 5-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 Regulatory policy Typical parameters of regulatory policy, how and why regulatory policies are developed, policy-related political conflict
Tuesday The business cycle The business cycle defined, how the business cycles relates to economic growth
Wednesday Fiscal policy and monetary policy Fiscal policy, monetary policy, the Federal Reserve System, the U.S. government's usage of fiscal and monetary policies
Thursday Defending the U.S. economy Fiscal and monetary policies specifically designed to protect the economy
Friday Promoting the U.S. economy Fiscal and monetary policies specifically designed to promote the business, agriculture and labor

6 Lessons in Chapter 15: U.S. Economic and Fiscal Policy Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Regulatory Policy: Definition, Processes & Examples

1. Regulatory Policy: Definition, Processes & Examples

The following lesson covers how the U.S. government uses its regulatory policy to oversee business activities. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time

2. The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time

Learn the economic terms that describe economic performance over time and how indicators such as unemployment and inflation behave throughout these economic fluctuations.

What is Fiscal Policy?

3. What is Fiscal Policy?

The following lesson will cover how the U.S. government uses fiscal policy to affect the economy. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Monetary Policy & The Federal Reserve System

4. Monetary Policy & The Federal Reserve System

This lesson covers the Federal Reserve System's use of monetary policy to help promote the economy. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy

5. How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy

The following lesson will cover the ways in which the government protects the U.S. economy and ensures stable economic growth. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check for your understanding.

How the Government Promotes Economic Interests

6. How the Government Promotes Economic Interests

The following lesson will cover how the government promotes its economic interests through businesses, labor, and agriculture. There will be a short quiz following the lesson to check your understanding.

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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