Lesson Plan

Market Basket

Grade Level: 9-12

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In the 'What's your question?' section of the Spring 2011 issue of Inside the Vault, students can get answers to five key questions regarding inflation and deflation. In this complementary lesson, Market Basket, students compare the price of goods from one time period to another, and through discussion and role play interpret the effects of inflation on consumers.

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