Lesson Plans
Social Studies 7 1st Q 02.03 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/21/2002 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
students will finish the continent profile and present the inforamtion in class.

students are to have read pages 105-107 on world economic activity for today

Societies make various choices in how to organize their economies and
governments in order to provide for the needs of their people.

What are the categories of industry and what do they produce?
What are the basic ecoomic systems in use around the world.
Key terms: manufacturing, developed coutnry, developing country, gross
national product, per capita GNP, subsistence farming, commercial farming,
government, direct democracy, constitution,
Students will work in gorups on economic and political systems discussed this
week. They will prepare a "press conference" about their topic. Members of
the class may act as newspaper, magazine or television reporters, asking group
members about the principles, benefits and disadvantages of their form of
government or economic system. Students will have half of the class period to
prepare and the later half for the press conference itself.
terms are to be completed from the handout.
finish notes and discussion on economic and government systems
review for test
Map activity over new mystery country to be studied