GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
SUBJECT: World history, economics
TIME REQUIRED: Three 45-minute class sessions
This course examines Korea’s booming economy: its growth over the past fifty years has transformed it from one of the poorest countries in Asia to one of the world’s 15th-largest economies, and Korea is now known as one of the four “Asian Tigers.” This course consists of three lessons:
Lesson #1: Economic Growth: Past, Present, & Future
Lesson #2: Charting and Graphing an Economic Landscape
Lesson #3: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Korea in the Media
- Identify Korea’s economic growth in terms of GDP and other economic factors.
- Understand the policies that transformed Korea’s economy.
- Discover the impact of technology on Korea’s economic growth.
- Practice reading and analyzing charts and graphs to gain a better understanding of a country’s economy.