1. Topic-
How many people have jobs?
How many people don't have jobs that want one?
How many people don't have jobs and aren't looking for one?
2. Content-
1. Investment
2. Economic Growth
3. Human Capital
* Health Immunizations
* Education (Post Secondary)
* Training Of People (CTE)
4. Employed
5. Unemployed
6. Underemployment
7. Not in the labor force
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Describe how employment in people leads to economic growth.
2. Analyze unemployment.
3. Evaluate people who are not in the labor force.
4. Evaluate ramifications of unemployment and social unrest
4. Objectives-
1. Describe how employment in is a result of education, and training of people.
2. Analyze the benefits people receive from employment.
3. Evaluate how unemployment impacts an individual.
4. Compare and contrast employment, unemployment, and not in the labor force.
5. Materials and Aids-
(EPO) UW.G7.5SS.C2.PO2
Describe how investment in human capital such as health, education, training of people leads to economic growth.

Worksheet (fill in the blanks) on employment, unemployment, and not in the labor force.

Assessment (written) on investment, capital, interest, scarcity, and budgets (matching, fill in blank, multiple choice, essay)
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Read aloud employment, unemployment, and not in labor force article.
2. Introduce new concepts and vocabulary.
3. Essential question: What is Employment? How does it impact an individual? How does it impact society?
4. Essential question: How does unemployment lead to economic stagnation?

B. Development-

1. Teacher reads selection while students attempt to brainstorm answers.
2. Teacher provides examples of employment capital.
3. Teacher provides analysis of consequences of prolonged unemployment.
4. Teacher facilitates discussion with students on the necessity for employment and staying in the work force. Education.

C. Practice-

1. Students evaluate human capital.
2. Students compare and contrast employment, underemployment and unemployment.
3. Students evaluate finding employment.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Students provide verbal feedback.
2. Students discuss education choices with regards to employment and post secondary education.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Large, concise information with basic information on whiteboard.
2. Sped students can write fewer notes and will be provided with answer sheet if necessary.
3. Reduce Sped students correct amount of key vocabulary terms for assessment purposes.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Oral questioning
2. Written quiz

G. Closure-

1. Review key terms and concepts discussed during the worksheet exercise.
2. Reflection: Can people survive without employment?
Is the safety net adequate for those unemployed?
7. Evaluation-
1. Glossary of Key Economic Terms 11-20 terms
2. Quiz on terms 9/4/2015
8. Teacher Reflection-
How many of the students will be unemployed after high school and what are their futures like without post secondary education?

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