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1 Two Correlations Economics Alabama Edition 2015 To the 2010 Alabama Course of Study for Social Studies - Economics & Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies

2 Table of Contents Alabama Course of Study, Economics... 3 Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies Grades Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects Grades

3 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 Economics 1. Explain why productive resources are limited and why individuals, businesses, and governments have to make choices in order to meet needs and wants. 1.a Explaining scarcity as a basic condition that exists when unlimited wants exceed limited productive resources 1.b Explaining land as an example of a natural resource, labor as an example of a human resource, capital as examples of physical and human resources, and entrepreneurship to be the factors of production 1.c Explaining opportunity cost as the next best alternative to relinquish when individuals, businesses, and governments confront scarcity by making choices 2. Explain how rational decision making entails comparing additional costs of alternatives with additional benefits 2.a Illustrating on a production possibilities curve how rational decision making involves trade-offs between two options 2.b Explaining rational decision making as the comparison between marginal benefits and marginal costs of an action 3. Describe different economic systems used to allocate scarce goods and services. SE/TE: Scarce Resources, 7; also see: Scarcity and Choice, 3 4; Entrepreneurs and the Factors of Production, 5 6; Opportunity Cost, 8 12 SE/TE: Scarcity and the Factors of Production, 3 4; Scarce Resources, 7; Trade-offs and scarcity, 9; Unit 7 Challenge: How might scarcity divide our world or bring it together?, 512 SE/TE: Entrepreneurs and the Factors of Production (land, labor, capital), 5 6; also see: Prices (land, labor, capital), ; Capital Deepening, SE/TE: Opportunity Cost, 8 12; also see: Importance of opportunity Cost, 450; Comparative advantage and opportunity cost, SE/TE: Cost/Benefit Analysis (rational decision-making), 11; Trade-Offs, 15; also see: Production Possibilities Curve, 13-14; Efficiency, Growth, Cost, 15, 16 SE/TE: Cost/Benefit Analysis (rational decision-making), 11; Trade-Offs, 15; also see: Production Possibilities Curve, 13-14; Efficiency, Growth, Cost, 15, 16 SE/TE: Cost/Benefit Analysis (marginal benefits and marginal costs of an action), 11 SE/TE: Economic Systems, 22 28; The Free Market, 29 34; Centrally Planned Economies, 35 38; Mixed Economies, 39 45; Benefits of Free Enterprise,

4 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics 3.a Defining command, market, and mixed economic systems 3.b Describing how different economic systems answer the three basic economic questions of what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce 3.c Evaluating how each type of system addresses private ownership, profit motive, consumer sovereignty, competition, and government regulation 4. Describe the role of government in a market economy, including promoting and securing competition, protecting private property rights, promoting equity, providing public goods and services, resolving externalities and other market failures, and stabilizing growth in the economy. 4.a Explaining how government regulation and deregulation policies affect consumers and producers 5. Explain that a country s standard of living depends upon its ability to produce goods and services. 5.a Explaining productivity as the amount of outputs, or goods and services, produced from inputs, or factors of production Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 SE/TE: The Free Market, 29 34; Centrally Planned Economies, 35 38; Mixed Economies, SE/TE: Three Key Economic Questions, 23 25; Quick Study: Three Economic Questions, 45 SE/TE: The Free Market, 29 34; Centrally Planned Economies, 35 38; Mixed Economies, 39 45; Private property, profit motive (defined), 51; The Role of the Consumer, SE/TE: Government Intervention, 43 44; Basic Principles of Free Enterprise, 49 51; The Role of Government in the Market Place, 53 55; Promoting Growth and Stability, 56-61; Providing Public Good, 62 67; Providing a Safety Net, 68 73; Regulation and Deregulation, SE/TE: Government Intervention, 43 44; Regulation and Deregulation, ; The Role of Government in the Market Place, SE/TE: Economic Growth (standard of living), 27; GDP and Quality of Life, 324; Economics & You (standard of living), 69, 326; also see: Basic Principles of Free Enterprise, 49 51; The Role of Government in the Market Place, 53 55; Promoting Growth and Stability, 56-61; Providing Public Good, 62 67; Providing a Safety Net, SE/TE: Entrepreneurs and the Factors of Production, 5 6; Production Possibilities Curve, 13 19; Higher Production, 111; Costs of Production, ; Input Costs, ; also see: Technology and Productivity, 59 61, 327; Measures of Output, ; Labor Productivity, 324 4

5 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics 5.b Describing how investments in factories, equipment, education, new technology, training, and health improve economic growth and living standards 6. Describe how specialization and voluntary exchange between buyers and sellers lead to mutually beneficial outcomes. 6.a Illustrating on a circular flow diagram the product market; the factor market; the real flow of goods and services between and among businesses, households, and government; and the flow of money 6.b Constructing examples of specialization and exchange 6.c Illustrating on a table and a graph the law of supply and the law of demand Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 SE/TE: Entrepreneurs and the Factors of Production (land, labor, capital), 5 6; Technology and Education, 18; Prices (land, labor, capital), ; Capital Deepening, SE/TE: Specialization, 30, 117; Voluntary Exchange (defined), 51; International Trade, 446; How do specialization and trade benefit nations?, ; also see: Absolute and Comparative Advantage, , ; Trade Barriers and Agreements, ; Measuring Trade, ; Document-Based Assessment, 473; Trade Between the States, 181; Trade Associations, 212; Free Trade, 44 SE/TE: Circular Flow Model of a Market Economy, 31; The Circular Flow Model, AL37; Circular Flow Model of a Mixed Economy, AL38 SE/TE: Key Terms and Ideas: Specialization, 30; Key Terms and Ideas: voluntary exchange, 55; Critical Thinking: Apply (analyzing example of specialization), 454; Essential Question Activity: free trade, 472; also see: International Trade, 446; Absolute and Comparative Advantage, ; Trade Barriers and Agreements, ; Measuring Trade, SE/TE: Graph Skills: Law of Demand, 87, Demand Curves, 90, Graphing Changes in Demand, 92, Elasticity of Demand, 98, Supply Curves, 113, Shifts in the Supply Curve, 125, Falling Prices and the Supply Curve, 142, A Change in Supply, 143, A Change in Demand, 147; Chart Skills: Demand Schedules, 89, Elasticity and Revenue, 104, Supply Skills, 112; Supply and Demand in Alabama, AL39 AL42 5

6 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics 6.d Describing the role of buyers and sellers in determining market clearing price 6.e Illustrating on a table and graph how supply and demand determine equilibrium price and quantity 6.f Illustrating on a graph of supply and demand how price movements eliminate shortages and surpluses 6.g Illustrating on a graph how different factors cause changes in a market supply and demand 6.h Explaining how prices serve as incentives in a market economy 7. Describe the organization and role of business. 7.a Comparing forms of business firms, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations 7.b Explaining the role of profit as an incentive, including short-term versus longrun decisions, for all firms Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 SE/TE: Reaching Equilibrium, 133 Equilibrium Prices, ; also see: Price Ceilings, ; Price Floors, ; The Role of Prices, SE/TE: Graph Skills: Finding Equilibrium, 133, Shortage and Surplus, 136; Visual Glossary: What is Equilibrium? 135; Equilibrium, AL40 SE/TE: Graph Skills: Finding Equilibrium, 133, Shortage and Surplus, 136; Changes in Market Supply and Demand, AL41 SE/TE: Graph Skills: Law of Demand, 87, Demand Curves, 90, Graphing Changes in Demand, 92, Elasticity of Demand, 98, Supply Curves, 113, Shifts in the Supply Curve, 125, Falling Prices and the Supply Curve, 142, A Change in Supply, 143, A Change in Demand, 147; Changes in Market Supply and Demand, AL41; A Change in Demand, AL42 SE/TE: Price as an Incentive, 149; also see: Visual Glossary: What are Incentives, 32; The Role of Prices, 148, ; Preserving Incentives, 183 SE/TE: Business Organizations, 190; Sole Proprietorship, , partnerships and Franchises, ; Corporations, Mergers, and Multinationals, ; Nonprofit Organizations, ; Document-Based Assessment, 215 SE/TE: Business Organizations, 190; Sole Proprietorship, , Partnerships and Franchises, ; Corporations, Mergers, and Multinationals, ; Nonprofit Organizations, ; Document-Based Assessment, 215 SE/TE: Profit Motive, 51; also see: Visual Glossary: What are Incentives, 32; The Role of Prices, 148,

7 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics 7.c Describing basic characteristics of pure competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly 7.d Explaining ways firms finance operations, including retained earnings, stocks, and debt, and the advantages and disadvantages of each 7.e Explaining ways firms engage in price and nonprice competition 7.f Recognizing the role of economic institutions, including labor unions and nonprofit organizations, in market economies 8. Explain the impact of the labor market on the United States economy. 8.a Identifying regional characteristics of the labor force of the United States, including gender, race, socioeconomic background, education, age, and regional specialization 8.b Explaining how supply of and demand for labor affect wages Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 SE/TE: Market Structures, 158; Perfect Competition, ; Monopoly, ; Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly, SE/TE: Partnerships and Franchises: Financial Impact, 198; Business Franchises: Advantages, 201; Corporations, Mergers, and Multinationals, ; The Stock Market, ; Businesses in Alabama, AL43 AL44 SE/TE: Businesses in Alabama, AL43 AL44 SE/TE: Nonprofit Organizations, ; Organized Labor, ; The History of American Banking, ; Banking Today, ; Savings and Investing, ; Bonds and Other Financial Assets, ; The Stock Market, ; The Federal Reserve System, ; Federal Reserve Functions, SE/TE: Labor Market Trends, ; Labor and Wages, ; Unemployment, ; The U.S. Labor Force, AL45 AL46 SE/TE: The U.S. Labor Force, AL45 AL46 SE/TE: Supply and Demand for Labor, ; also see: Labor Market Trends, ; Labor and Wages, ; Unemployment,

8 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics 8.c Describing characteristics that are most likely to increase wages and nonwage benefits, including skill, productivity, education, occupation, and mobility 8.d Explaining how unemployment and inflation impose costs on individuals and nations 8.e Determining the relationship of Alabama and the United States to the global economy regarding current technological innovations and industries 8.f Tracing the history of labor unions and the methods of contract negotiation by labor and management 9. Describe methods used to measure overall economic activity, including the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Consumer Price Index (CPI), inflation, and unemployment. 9.a Explaining how overall levels of income, employment, and prices are determined by spending decisions of households, businesses, and government; net exports in the short run; and production decisions of firms and technology in the long run 9.b Identifying structural, cyclical, and frictional unemployment 9.c Describing stages of the business cycle and how employment and inflation change during those stages Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 SE/TE: Entrepreneurs and the Factors of Production (land, labor, capital), 5 6; Technology and Education, 18; Education and Income, ; Capital Deepening, ; Poverty Rates and the Family, 350; Low Income Families, 376, 377; Characteristics of Developed Nations, ; Characteristics of Less Developed Nations, 486; also see: Career Center, 25, 59, 102, 149, 193, 224, 268, 278, 327, 355, 377, 394, 468, 506 SE/TE: Unemployment, ; Inflation, SE/TE: Development and Globalization, 480; Levels of Development, ; Issues in Development, ; Economies in Transition, ; Challenges of Globalization, ; Alabama and the Global Economy, AL47 AL48 SE/TE: The Labor Movement, ; Decline of the Labor Movement, SE/TE: Gross Domestic Product, ; Unemployment, ; Inflation (includes coverage of Consumer Price Index), , 357 SE/TE: Gross Domestic Product, 307, ; Visual Glossary: What is Gross Domestic Product, 308 SE/TE: Unemployment (structural, cyclical, and frictional), SE/TE: Business Cycle, ; Unemployment, ; Inflation,

9 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics 10. Explain the structure, role, and functions of the United States Federal Reserve System. Economics Alabama Edition, 2015 SE/TE: The Federal Reserve System, ; Federal Reserve Functions, a Describing how the United States Federal Reserve System oversees the banking system and regulates the quantity of money in the economy SE/TE: The Federal Reserve System, ; Federal Reserve Functions, b Defining monetary policy SE/TE: Monetary Policy (defined), 419; Visual Glossary: Monetary Policy, 420; also see: c Describing how the central bank uses its tools of monetary policy to promote price stability, full employment, and economic growth 11. Explain how the government uses fiscal policy to promote the economic goals of price stability, full employment, and economic growth. SE/TE: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, 418; The Federal Reserve System, ; Federal Reserve Functions, ; Monetary Policy Tools, ; Monetary Policy and Macroeconomic Stabilization, SE/TE: Understanding Fiscal Policy, ; Fiscal Policy Options, a Defining fiscal policy and the use of taxation and government purchases 11.b Comparing government deficits and the national debt 12. Explain why individuals, businesses, and governments trade goods and services in the global economy. 12.a Defining absolute advantage and comparative advantage 12.b Explaining how gains from trade, whether between two individuals or two countries, are based on the principle of comparative advantage SE/TE: Progressive Taxation, 363, 364, 365, 367, 370, 372, ; Proportional Taxation, , 367, 383; Regressive Taxation, 366, 367; Fiscal Policy, 390; Understanding Fiscal Policy, ; Fiscal Policy Options, ; also see: Federal Spending, ; State and Local Taxes and Spending, SE/TE: Budget Deficits and the National Debt, SE/TE: Absolute and Comparative Advantage, ; Trade Barriers and Agreements, ; Measuring Trade, SE/TE: Absolute and Comparative Advantage (defined), SE/TE: Absolute and Comparative Advantage,

10 2010 Alabama Course of Study Social Studies Economics Economics Alabama Edition, c Defining exchange rates SE/TE: Foreign Exchange, ; Exchange Rate Systems, d Explaining how changes in exchange rates impact purchasing powers of individuals and businesses 12.e Explaining tariffs, quotas, embargoes, standards, and subsidies as trade barriers 12.f Explaining why countries sometimes impose trade barriers and sometimes advocate free trade SE/TE: Economics and You: The Value of the Dollar, 465; Case Study: Home Currency (exchange rates), 466; also see: Foreign Exchange, ; Exchange Rate Systems, SE/TE: Trade Barriers, ; also see: Import taxes and tariffs, ; NAFTA and elimination of tariffs, 460 SE/TE: Import taxes and tariffs, ; Trade Barriers and Agreements, ; Measuring Trade,

11 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies Economics, 2015 Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies Grades A. Key Ideas and Details A.1. Cite specific textual evidence to SE/TE: Case Study, 16, 42, 60, 169, 210, support analysis of primary and secondary 223, 262, 281, 329, 352, 371, 402, 432, sources, connecting insights gained from 466; Key Terms and Main Ideas Section specific details to an understanding of the Assessment, 7, 12, 18, 28, 34, 38, 44, 55, text as a whole. 61, 67, 73, 90, 96, 104, 115, 122, 128, 140, 147, 154, 163, 173, , 195, 201, 207, 212, 225, 234, 242, 255, 263, 272, 283, 290, 300, 314, 322, 330, 341, 348, 356, 368, 374, 380, 398, 407, 414, 424, 428, 434, 440, 454, 462, 470, 486, 494, 500, 508; Alabama Assessment, AL38, AL44, AL46, AL48; Analyzing Documents/ Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook, S-10, S-11, S-12, S-13, S-14, S-15, S-16, S-17, S-18 A.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas. SE/TE: Critical Thinking Terms and Main Ideas Section Assessment, 7, 12, 18, 28, 34, 38, 44, 55, 61, 67, 73, 90, 96, 104, 115, 122, 128, 140, 147, 154, 163, 173, , 195, 201, 207, 212, 225, 234, 242, 255, 263, 272, 283, 290, 300, 314, 322, 330, 341, 348, 356, 368, 374, 380, 398, 407, 414, 424, 428, 434, 440, 454, 462, 470, 486, 494, 500, 508; Critical Thinking Chapter Assessment questions, 46, 186, 274; Analyzing Documents/Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook, S-10, S-12; also see: Critical Thinking: Main Ideas,

12 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies A.3. Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain. B. Craft and Structure B.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10). B.5. Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole. Economics, 2015 SE/TE: Critical Thinking Section Assessment questions, 414, 424, 428; Critical Thinking Chapter Assessment questions, 46, 274, 302, 416, 510; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook, S-14, S-15; also see: Critical Thinking: Make Decisions, 12, 20, 61, 72, 122, 242, 244, 472, 494, 510; Take a Position, 462, 494, 508, 510 SE/TE: Economic Dictionary, 3, 8, 13, 23, 29, 35, 39, 49, 56, 62, 68, 85, 91, 97, 109, 116, 123, 133, 141, 148, 159, 164, 174, 180, 191, 196, 202, 208, 217, 226, 235, 249, 256, 264, 277, 284, 291, 307, 315, 323, 335, 344, 349, 363, 369, 375, 381, 391, 399, 408, 419, 425, 429, 435, 447, 455, 463, 481, 487, 495, 501; Section Assessment: Key Terms, 7, 12, 18, 28, 34, 38, 44, 55, 61, 67, 73, 90, 96, 104, 115, 122, 128, 140, 147, 154, 163, 173, , 195, 201, 207, 212, 225, 234, 242, 255, 263, 272, 283, 290, 300, 314, 322, 330, 341, 348, 356, 368, 374, 380, 398, 407, 414, 424, 428, 434, 440, 454, 462, 470, 486, 494, 500, 508; Visual Glossary, p. 10, 32, 50, 86, 110, 135, 161, 204, 228, 250, 292, 308, 344, 365, 393, 420, 459, 502; Vocabulary definitions throughout text (examples), 27, 64, 92, 109, 117, 153, 165, 181, 249, 293, 310, 320, 340, 356, 366, 385, 426 TE only: Differentiate: Vocabulary, 60, 66, 137, 151, 167, 170, 210, 218, 231, 285, 294, 295, 382, 403, 458, 465 SE/TE: Document-Based Assessment, 47, 157, 215, 245, 333; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook: Analyze Primary and Secondary Resources, S-10 12

13 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies B.6. Evaluate authors differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors claims, reasoning, and evidence. C. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas C.7. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem. Economics, 2015 SE/TE: Document-Based Assessment, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook: Compare Viewpoints, S-11 SE/TE: Document-Based Assessment, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Visual Glossary, 10, 32, 50, 86, 110, 135, 161, 204, 228, 250, 292, 308, 344, 365, 393, 420, 459, 502; Global Impact, 6, 52, 178, 200, 222, 271, 321, 367, 457, 505; Unit Challenges, 82, 188, 246, 304, 360, 444, 512; Charts, Graphs, and Tables, 12, 14, 16, 17, 21, 24, 31, 38, 40, 41, 42, 46, 54, 57, 66, 70, 74, 76 81, 87, 89, 90, 92, 93, 98, 103, 104, 105, 112, 113, 115, 117, 120, 121, 125, 129, 131, 134, 136, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 147, 150, 155, 156, 162, 165, 166, 169, 170, 171, 175, 177, 181, 185, 192, 197, 203, 206, 210, 213, 214, 215, 218, 219, 220, 221, 225, 227, 229, 230, 231, 232, 236, 238, 239, 242, 244, 245, 258, 265, 269, 270, 273, 279, 280, 285, 288, 289, 294, 297, 301, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 316, 320, 323, 324, 325, 329, 331, 332, 333, 339, 341, 345, 346, 350, 353, 357, 358, 359, 366, 370, 375, 383, 385, 387, 392, 396, 398, 400, 402, 403, 404, 407, 409, 410, 411, 416, 422, 423, 426, 430, 431, 433, 437, 441, 448, 449, 455, 461, 464, 466, 469, 472, , 482, 483, 488, 489, 493, 597, 500, 509, 510 TE only: Essential Questions Videos: developed by students to explore evolving economic issues. See page 20, 46, 74, 106, 130, 156, 186, 214, 244, 274, 302, 332, 358, 388, 416, 442, 472, 510; Economics Online: all print resources are available on CD-ROM and online. See pages 10, 32, 50, 86, 110, 135, 161, 204, 228, 250, 292, 308, 344, 365, 393, 420, 459, 502; Differentiate: Graphic Organizer, 10, 63, 143, 165, 366, 373, 379, 484; Extend: Graphic Organizer, 11, 17 13

14 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies C.8. Evaluate an author s premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information. C.9. Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources. Economics, 2015 SE/TE: Quick Write, 424; Essential Question Activity, 74, 130, 156, 214, 244, 332, 416, 442, 510; Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Critical Thinking Section Assessment questions, 322; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook: Compare Viewpoints, S-11 SE/TE: Document-Based Assessment, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; 21st Century Skills, Social Studies Skills Handbook: Analyze Primary and Secondary Resources, S-10; Compare Viewpoints, S- 11 D. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity D.10. By the end of grade 12, read and SE/TE: Case Study, 16, 42, 60, 93,127, comprehend history/social studies texts in 150, 169, 210, 223, 262, 281, 329, 352, the grades text complexity band 371, 402, 432, 466, 490; Document-Based independently and proficiently. Assessment, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Global Impact, 6, 52, 178, 200, 222, 271, 321, 367, 457, 505; Innovators, 15, 30, 53, 95, 114, 146, 167, 211, 237, 260, 298, 328, 340, 376, 406, 436, 452,

15 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies Economics, 2015 Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies Grades A. Text Types and Purposes 1. Write arguments focused on disciplinespecific content. Handbook, S-5, S-6, S-7; Quick Write, 44, SE/TE: 21st Century Skills: Writing Skills a. Introduce precise, knowledgeable 67, 184, 234, 263, 283, 330, 341, 374, claim(s), establish the significance of the 380, 407, 440, 462, 494; Writing About claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, alternate or opposing claims, and create an 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, organization that logically sequences the 443, 473, 511; Unit Challenges, 82, 188, claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and 246, 304, 360, 444, 512; Essential evidence. Question Activity, 46, 442, 472, 510; b. Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly Critical Thinking Section Assessment and thoroughly, supplying the most questions, 140, 462, 494, 508; Critical relevant data and evidence for each while Thinking Chapter Assessment questions, pointing out the strengths and limitations of 186, 358, 510; Alabama Assessment, both claim(s) and counterclaims in a AL44, AL48 discipline-appropriate form that anticipates TE only: Differentiate: Advertisement, 94, the audience s knowledge level, concerns, 287; Extend: Write a Critique, 37; Write an values, and possible biases. Editorial, 206; Write a Letter to the Editor, c. Use words, phrases, and clauses as well 413; Write a Persuasive Essay, 328; Write as varied syntax to link the major sections a Position, 367 of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims. d. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing. e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from or supports the argument presented. 15

16 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies 2. Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes. a. Introduce a topic and organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience s knowledge of the topic. c. Use varied transitions and sentence structures to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts. d. Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic; convey a knowledgeable stance in a style that responds to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers. e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation provided (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic). 3. (See note; not applicable as a separate requirement) Economics, 2015 SE/TE: 21st Century Skills, Writing Skills Handbook, S-1, S-2; Quick Write, 7, 44, 55, 96, 128, 212, 283, 356, 494; Alabama Assessment, AL38, AL46 TE only: Differentiate: Write an Essay, 15; Write Explanatory Paragraph, 5, 118, 271; Write a Summary, 497; Extend: Write a Blog, 153, 453; Write a Brochure, 271; Write a Critique, 37; Write a Description, 241; Write an , 282; Write an Essay, 59, 373, 379; Write an Explanation, 427; Write a Report, 299, 321; Write a Summary, 27, 28, 146, 224, 233, 261, 433; Write Explanatory Paragraph, 33 Not applicable according to Common Core State Standards 16

17 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies B. Production and Distribution of Writing B.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Economics, 2015 SE/TE: Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Quick Write, 7, 34, 44, 55, 67, 96, 128, 154, 163, 179, 184, 201, 212, 234, 255, 263, 283, 300, 330, 341, 356, 374, 380, 407, 424, 440, 462, 494, 508; Essential Question Activity, 46, 442, 472, 510; Unit Challenges, 82, 188, 246, 304, 360, 444, 512; 21st Century Skills, Writing Skills Handbook, S-1, S-2, S-3, S-4, S-5, S-6, S-7, S-8 TE only: Extend: Writing, 27, 28, 33, 43, 95, 145, 146, 206, 211, 224, 233, 241, 261, 271, 282, 299, 321, 328, 367, 373, 379, 385, 433, 453; Differentiate: Writing, 5, 15, 118, 271, 485 B.5. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. B.6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information. SE/TE: Essential Question Activity, 46, 156, 274, 472; Quick Write, 7, 55, 508; 21st Century Skills, Writing Skills Handbook, S-1, S-2, S-3, S-4, S-5, S-6, S-7, S-8 SE/TE: Essential Question Activity, 20, 46, 74, 106, 130, 156, 186, 244, 274, 302, 332, 358, 388, 416, 442, 472, 510; Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; 21st Century Skills, Writing Skills Handbook, S-2, S-3, S-4, S- 5; Digital Literacy, S-20, S-21 TE only: Economics Online, 2, 22, 48, 84, 108, 132, 158, 190, 216, 248, 276, 306, 334, 362, 390, 418, 446, 480; WebQuest Online, 20, 46, 74, 106, 130, 156, 186, 214, 244, 274, 302, 332, 358, 388, 416, 442, 472,

18 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies B.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. B.8. Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation. B.9. Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. Economics, 2015 SE/TE: Essential Question Activity, 74, 130, 156, 214, 244, 332, 416, 442, 510; Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Critical Thinking Section Assessment questions, 322 TE only: Differentiate: Research, 15, 42, 64, 70, 102, 162, 167, 233, 262, 271, 281, 321, 326, 352, 366, 449; Extend: Research 11, 27, 28, 71, 121, 162, 178, 183, 200, 233, 241, 261, 289, 299, 313, 321, 340, 355, 373, 379, 397, 427, 433, 439, 493; Write a Report, 299, 321 SE/TE: Essential Question Activity, 74, 130, 156, 214, 244, 332, 416, 442, 510; Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Critical Thinking Section Assessment questions, 322; 21st Century Skills, Writing Skills Handbook, S-2, S-3, S-5 TE only: Differentiate: Research, 15, 42, 64, 70, 102, 162, 167, 233, 262, 271, 281, 321, 326, 352, 366, 449; Extend: Research 11, 27, 28, 71, 121, 162, 178, 183, 200, 233, 241, 261, 289, 299, 313, 321, 340, 355, 373, 379, 397, 427, 433, 439, 493; Write a Report, 299, 321 SE/TE: Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Critical Thinking Section Assessment questions, 322; Quick Write, 7, 96, 154, 162, 184, 255, 283, 300, 440 TE only: Differentiate: Research, 15, 42, 64, 70, 102, 162, 167, 233, 262, 271, 281, 321, 326, 352, 366, 449; Extend: Research 11, 27, 28, 71, 121, 162, 178, 183, 200, 233, 241, 261, 289, 299, 313, 321, 340, 355, 373, 379, 397, 427, 433, 439, 493; Write a Report, 299,

19 Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies C. Range of Writing C.10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of disciplinespecific tasks, purposes, and audiences. Economics, 2015 SE/TE: Writing About Economics, 21, 47, 75, 107, 131, 157, 187, 215, 245, 275, 303, 333, 359, 389, 417, 443, 473, 511; Quick Write, 7, 34, 44, 55, 67, 96, 128, 154, 163, 179, 184, 201, 212, 234, 255, 263, 283, 300, 330, 341, 356, 374, 380, 407, 424, 440, 462, 494, 508; Essential Question Activity, 46, 442, 472, 510; Unit Challenges, 82, 188, 246, 304, 360, 444, 512; 21st Century Skills, Writing Skills Handbook, S-1, S-2, S-3, S-4, S-5, S-6, S-7, S-8 TE only: Extend: Writing, 27, 28, 33, 43, 95, 145, 146, 206, 211, 224, 233, 241, 261, 271, 282, 299, 321, 328, 367, 373, 379, 385, 433, 453; Differentiate: Writing, 5, 15, 118, 271,

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