Lesson Topic: Individual Research Project
Materials and or Technology:
Familiarize the students with the Federal Reserve website and the process for gathering and organizing data for a research project.
Alignment with standards:
1. Students will go to the Federal Reserve website and create a research paper. www.FederalReserve.gov
2. Students will be given a choice of several topics to choose from. They will choose one topic from the areas listed.
3. They will prepare a 3 to 4 page research paper on the chosen topic.
The students will work individually.
The instructor will review the purpose of the Federal Reserve and its relevance
The students will choose one area to research form the provided handout.
The instructor will review the research guidelines on the handout with the students.
The students will have one week to complete their research paper.
Topic: The Federal Reserve
Closure and Assessment:
The students will turn in a completed research paper on their chosen topic and give a brief oral report on it.