All About Money - Economics - Business - Ages 10+: The Thinking Tree - Do-It-Yourself Homeschooling Curriculum (Paperback)

All About Money - Economics - Business - Ages 10+: The Thinking Tree - Do-It-Yourself Homeschooling Curriculum By Isaac Joshua Brown, Sarah Janisse Brown (Contribution by), Anna Kidalova (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isaac Joshua Brown, Sarah Janisse Brown (Contribution by), Anna Kidalova (Illustrator)
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All About Money - Business - Economics For Kids & Teens - Ages 10+

In order to be successful in business we must understand how money works This practical and fun workbook is packed with fascinating information and learning prompts. The activities and lessons will help students to understand money, business, economics, government, and so much more.

Students will study how money works and how the government influences the economy. this book is current Students will also research topics such as how the COVID-19 Pandemic is impacting the United States and the world today. They will also look into historic events that changed the country such as the Great Depression. In order to understand the future, we must learn from the past. In order to succeed we must understand why so many businesses fail, and why others thrive even in hard times. It is also vital for students to understand how different forms of government can have a negative or positive influence on the economy of a region.

We suggest that the student uses the book "Whatever Happened to Penny Candy? A Fast, Clear, and Fun Explanation of the Economics You Need For Success in Your Career, Business, and Investments" by Richard J. Maybury and Jane A. Williams

Students will also use the internet, videos, and library books for research.

Table of Contents:
Part 1: Understanding Money
6 What is currency?
8 The history of money
10 Money around the world
12 Budgeting money
14 What is a bank?
16 What is credit?
17 Credit cards
18 Debt
19 Good debt vs. bad debt
Part 2: Understanding the Way
People Make Money, Government, and Taxes

22 Ways people earn money
24 Employee
26 Self-employed
28 Business owner
28 What is business?
30 Investor
32 What are taxes?
33 Forms of taxes
34 1040 U.S. individual income tax return
36 Ignore taxes or better not?
37 The history of taxes
38 What is the government?
40 Forms of the government
41 Government revenue
42 Who is the president?
Part 3: Understanding Basic Economics
46 What is the economy?
48 Microeconomics and macroeconomics
50 Scarcity, choice, and opportunity cost
52 Needs and wants in economics
54 Goods and services
56 Price, cost, salary, and wage
58 Demand
60 Supply
62 Supply and Demand
64 Production
68 Distribution
69 Consumption
70 Trade
71 What is a transaction?
72 Import and export
74 Circular flow of income
76 Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
77 Real GDP of the U.S.
78 GDP in the United States.
79 Business cycle
80 What is inflation?
82 Inflation, depression, and recession
84 How printing money affects the economy
86 Unemployment
88 What is a market?
92 Types of market structure
94 National Debt of the United States
96 Capitalism
98 Socialism
100 Communism
102 The economy and the law
104 The role of government in the economy
Part 4: Hard Times Paper - Be the Reporter
108 The Great Depression (1930)
116 The Spanish Flu (1918)
124 World War 2 (1939-1945)
132 The Great Plague (1665)
140 The COVID-19 Pandemic (2020)
148 Current Economic News

This book is offered in PDF form on the Fun-Schooling website @

Thinking Tree Learning Levels:
A1 = Pre Reader (Pre-K) ages 2-5
A2 = Beginning Readers (K-1st) ages 6-7
B1 = Early Elementary (2nd-3rd) ages 8-9
B2 = Upper Elementary (4th-6th) ages 10-11
C1 = Junior High (7th-8th) ages 12-14
C2 = High school + (9th-adult) ages 13+

Many Thinking Tree Journals span a wide variety of ages because the students use books at his/her reading level. For example, some journals may say for ages 7-17 because you customize it and meet the student where he's at.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798629450993
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: March 21st, 2020
Pages: 154
Language: English