Schoolio Social Studies: Global Inequalities, Economic Development and Quality of Life (59 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 7 or grade 8 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on how different economies function and the global development issues that countries around the world face. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including research assignments, case studies, and media add-ons. This unit demonstrates the interconnectedness of the world’s economy by asking your student learner to investigate where household items are from around the world. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills, as your student learner will evaluate how the success of an economy impacts quality of life. Student learners are engaged with full colour pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 59-page unit, your child will study the following topics:
- The Global Economy
- Canada’s Trading Partners
- Economic Systems: Traditional Economy
- Economic Systems: Command Economy
- Economic Systems: Market Economy
- Economic Systems: Mixed Economy
- Studying Economics
- Quality of Life
- Global Development Issues
- Improving Quality of Life
As is the case with all of our Schoolio curriculum, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.