Module 1

Consumers - The Engine that Runs the Economy

In this module, you will identify your values, determine the difference between wants and needs, how to develop SMART goals, understand different types of economic systems, and how supply and demand impacts YOU, as well as learning about YOUR role in the economy and how advertising plays a part in YOUR decisions as a consumer. We will end the module by discussing how YOU can be a responsible consumer and how your buying decisions can truly make a difference.

Below you will find the outlines, class presentations and other items related to our first module (unit) in Consumer Economics.

Decisions, Decisions

Making Decisions


Student Outline/Handout


Understand Economic Systems

Supply and Demand


Student Outline/Handout


Quiz #1

Review for Quiz 1 Topics 1.1 - 1.3

Student Review Sheet - List

PowerPoint Review - Jeopardy Format

It provides the term first, followed by answer.


Consumer's Role in the Economy


Student Outline/PowerPoint Notes

1.5 & 1.6

Advertising and Consumer Decisions

Be a Responsible Consumer


Student Outline/PowerPoint Notes

Quiz #2

Review Sheet for Quiz

Jeopardy Slides - Q&A to Prepare for Test!

Be sure to review this sheet - it will help you tremendously!