Economic Lesson Plans & Resources

The following downloadable economics lessons and activities are available for K-12 teachers for use in the classroom.

Elementary & Middle School

Lesson: Kizzy Ann Stamps – Economic Concepts Vocabulary Challenge
Grades: 3-5
Concepts: Barter, resources, consumer, goods, money, opportunity cost, producer, saving, services, specialization, and wants
Lesson

Lesson: Kizzy Ann Stamps – Cost Benefit Analysis Lesson & PowerPoint
Grades: 5-8
Concepts: Choice, cost/benefit analysis, consequences, unintended consequences
Lesson and PowerPoint

Lesson: Kizzy Ann Stamps – Economic Round Table
Grades: 3-6
Concepts: Benefit, barter, capital resources, services, cost, incentive, human resources, goods, money, opportunity cost, specialization
Lesson

Lesson: Kizzy Ann Stamps – Economic Way of Thinking
Grades: 4-7
Concepts: Choice, opportunity cost, incentive, cost, benefit, economic system, trade, consequences
Lesson and PowerPoint

Lesson: Kizzy Ann Stamps – Readers’ Theater Lesson
Grades: 3-7
Concepts: Goods, services, markets, entrepreneurs, profit, productive resources, cost of production, consumer demand
Lesson and PowerPoint

Lesson: Kizzy Ann Stamps – Economic Jeopardy Activity
Grades: 3-6
Concepts and historical leaders: Natural resources, capital resources, human resources, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Cesar Chavez
Lesson and PowerPoint