ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies (12)
Title: Writing Roulette: Walmart Sells Everything!!!
Description: As a part of the study of Economics, the students will cooperatively write an essay using terms associated with the basics of economics. In cooperative learning groups of four students will use a word list and prior knowledge to construct a well written essay on needs, wants, goods and services provided by a company.
Econoclass: Resources for Economics Teachers
Includes lesson plans, games, simulations, case studies, debate topics, brain teasers, and other active learning activities.
Thinkfinity Interactive Games
Subject: Social Studies
Title: Xpedition Hall
Description: Built around the National Geography Standards, Xpedition Hall is a virtual museum that is filled with interactive exhibits designed to provoke reflection on how human beings shape and are shaped by the world in which we live. The Hall contains one exhibit for each of standard, and groups these exhibits into six galleries, which correspond to the standards six underlying '' elements.'' Students use can use an image or map of the Hall to navigate through the exhibits.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12