Unit 4.9: Barriers to development

Links to pages with lesson plans for unit 4.9

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, 4.9: Economic development.  Under the previous syllabus this section would have included under units dispersed within unit 4.4.  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.

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Assessment map

This page provides a map of the various assessments included in the unit, including short answers responses, case studies and areas for discussion.Case study: Unit 4: Case study on Ethiopia

Barriers to development

Why are some countries richer than others? Are the world's poorest nations growing or are many stuck in a poverty trap that makes growth and development difficult?To what extent do LEDCs share similar...

Barriers to development in International trade

How do the following act as barriers to development for economically less developed countries - over-specialization on a narrow range of products, price volatility of primary products, inability to access...

Development trading game

This activity, called the International trade game is a fun simulation where your classes can trade with each other. While there are are a number of similar games available online I use this particular...

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