Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science Fun Activities

Charles Wheelan
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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. 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.

2. News Article

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...

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