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Focus on Economic Data U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate

This lesson examines the March 4, 2011, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), announcement of employment data and the unemployment rate for the month of February, 2011. This lesson introduces the basic concepts of the BLS employment and unemployment data. The meaning and importance of the data are discussed. Assessment exercises are included for reinforcing knowledge of the concepts.

Learning Resource Details

Resource Type: 
Lesson Plan
P-12 Grade Levels: 
9th-12th Grades
P-12 Topic Areas: 
Social Studies

Alignment

Standards: 
AZ Academic10th GradeSocial StudiesS5C3PO3
AZ Academic11th GradeSocial StudiesS5C3PO3
AZ Academic12th GradeSocial StudiesS5C3PO3
AZ Academic9th GradeSocial StudiesS5C3PO3
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