Unit 4.1: Benefits of international trade
This is a link page to sub-pages, containing lesson plans and learning activities, which provide activities and lesson plans for the first global economics unit, unit 4.1: International trade. Under the pervious syllabus this unit was covered under 3.1, which also included material on trade barriers, which is now its own stand alone unit (unit 4.2).
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.
Direct links to the unit pages can be accessed at:
This page provides a map of the various assessments included in the unit, including short answers responses, case studies and areas for discussion.Syllabus area: The benefits of tradeAssessment
This lesson introduces the concept of international benefit and looks at the benefits of international trade. I would advise you to begin this lesson by starting with the question: how do your students...
This page contains exercises on comparative and absolute advantage. These are paper three type in style and provide good practise for your classes. Students will often get the two terms confused and...