Stock Market Game
While studying the stock market and investment strategies, give students the opportunity to create a "Stock Market Game" in the class in which students form groups and make pretend investments, follow the market, and determine who comes out ahead.
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Give students the opportunity to research some of the articles written by the author for the publication "The Economist:, or other publications Wheelan has written for. Students may present the article to the class and discuss its relationship to the book.
Politics and Finance
Give students the opportunity to research Charles Wheelan's political career. When did Wheelan run for office...
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