Learning Targets and Language Objectives
goods and services
Highly Developed Country [HDC]
Newly Industrialized Country [NIC]
Less Developed Country [LDC]
economic development indicators
primary economic activity
secondary economic activity
tertiary economic activity
quaternary economic activity
Open the WGS_Student Outline: Economic_Unit 11 handout and WGS_Economic Activity Engage Activity_Unit 11.
Let’s see what you remember about types of economic activities... Open the WGS_Economic Activity Engage Activity_Unit 11. Match the activity type, definition and the picture and place them in the windowpane. You will have 5 minutes to complete this activity.
Question: How are each of these levels of economic activity dependent on differing levels of resources and technology?
Open the document WGS_Reviewing Economic Systems_Unit 11.docx.
Identify two clues/pieces of evidence that stand out to you from the text, use the clues to create an inference.
Highlight the three most important economic indicators for determining a country’s level of development.
Open the online resources Economic Freedom of the World: Interactive Map. This resources illustrates the varying degree of economic freedom of countries around the world. Use WGS_Economic Freedom Sentence Frames_Unit 11 to help guide you through interpreting the map and summarizing patterns you see.
Regional Group Presentation
Use the following sources to find information about your region to inlude on the graphic organizer WGS_Regional ESPN Characteristics_Unit 11.docx or directly in the app chosen for your regional presentation (with at least one or more images): economic type, economic indicators that support the type, and economic activities. Note: Your group can add additional economic data you all find intersting.
- United Nations Development Program page on Indices and Data for Development Indicators.
- World Population Data Sheet http://www.prb.org/pdf15/2015-world-population-data-sheet_eng.pdf
- Population Reference Bureau Datafinder http://www.prb.org/DataFinder.aspx
1. Design a regional sign.
2. Choose a representative.
3. Determine where your region would fit on the spectrum.