Terms of trade (HL only) old syllabus unit 3.5

Links to pages with lesson plans for unit 3.5

This is a link page to sub-pages, containing lesson plans and learning activities, which provide activities and lesson plans for the global economics unit, 3.5: Terms of trade.  This unit has been removed from the new syllabus.  Typically each lesson plan includes resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access to give maximum flexibility to the teacher and the student. There are theoretical notes for extended reading and teacher notes at the top that provide timing information lesson objectives and activity instructions.

Unit 3.5: Terms of trade

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Terms of trade (HL only)

This lesson introduces the concept of terms of trade which some IB students confuse with the balance of payments or the current account. Many IB students also assume that an improvement in the terms...

Case study on terms of trade

This paper two type examination should be completed in 50 minutes. This examination and mark scheme can be downloaded as a PDF file.Oil prices have dropped sharply after a meeting of oil producers failed...

The impact of deteriorating TOT for LEDCs (HL only)

This lesson looks at the impact of a deteriorating terms of trade for LEDCs. Many non OPEC developing countries have suffered from a worsening of their terms of trade over several decades. Former Jamaican...

Paper three type question on TOT

This page contains a paper three type question designed to compliment the previous pages on the balance of payments. This should be completed in around 30 minutes.1. The currency of Zambia is the Kwacha...

Unit 3.5: Review sheet (HL only)

I have included this page, which contains a PDF handout as a simple revision exercise. I find that many IB students get a degree of comfort from these short summary handouts.The review sheet is available...

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