CE.11 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how economic decisions are made in the marketplace by
a) applying the concepts of scarcity, resources, choice, opportunity cost, price, incentives, supply and demand, production, and consumption;
b) comparing the differences among traditional, free market, command, and mixed economies;
c) describing the characteristics of the United States economy, including limited government, private property, profit, and competition.
CE.12 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the structure and operation of the United States economy by
a) describing the types of business organizations and the role of entrepreneurship;
b) explaining the circular flow that shows how consumers (households), businesses (producers), and markets interact;
c) explaining how financial institutions channel funds from savers to borrowers.

Capitalism Cartoon


The Productive Blues

Our Story: Levi Strauss

Hands-on Banking


Practical Money Skills


Sense and Dollars







Supply and Demand:




School House Rock: Taxes



Capitalism and Socialism



Types of Economies




Audio of the author reading his I, Pencil essay:


Types of Businesses

Circular flow of income and expenditures: Understanding the flow of resources in the simplest possible economy