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Students will compare the price of goods from one time period to another and through discussion and role play interpret the effects of inflation on consumers. They will categorize goods and services according to the eight major groups of the consumer price index and be able to determine the difference between the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the core CPI.

•  Lesson (pdf) to accompany SMART/ActivInspire

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

•  Whiteboard (ActivInspire/flipchart)

•  Lesson (pdf) to accompany PowerPoint

•  PowerPoint (pptx)


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