Lesson 2: A Shrinking World
Learning Targets and Language Objectives
standard of living
Open the WGS_Globalization_Think_Sheet_Unit 11.docx. Use this sheet throughout the lesson to take notes and answer questions.
With your shoulder partner, make a list of three ideas that come to mind when you hear the term "globalization".
Use this brainstorming to develop a working definition of Globalization.
Globalization Crash Course
How have nternational corporations like Coca-Cola, Nike, Sony, McDonald’s, and others become part of people’s lives throughout the world?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of Globalization?
Open Stratalogica, click on "Atlases" open the “Menu” stacks , select “Desk Atlas”, and turn to pp. 40 – 41.
What correlation do you see between the national productivty of the United states and trading patterns with other countries?
As you watch the video clips on Globalization, answer the next set of questions on your WGS_Globalization_Think_Sheet_Unit 11.docx.
Globalization and trade are connected concepts.
Click on the link Trade with US by Country – Interactive Map to further explore this statement.
Open the WGS_The Benefits and Costs of Globalization_Unit 11.docx handout and complete the categorization exercise (drag and drop the factors and place them in the chart). Use the The Globalization website and World Bank websites to support you as you complete your graphic organizer.
After you have completed the 'costs and benefits' portion of the graphic organizer, explain why you categorized the factors as you did.
Exit Ticket: Post your response to Answer Garden.
Type your answer in the space provided.
Submit your completed WGS_Costs and Benefits_Unit 11 categorization activity to the HUB.
Revisit the Learning Targets and complete the post-assessment.