Economics Comprehension Passages

Learn all about economics with this resource that includes close reading, an interactive notebook and comprehension passages. This economics resource includes a total of 9 passages for students to gain a deeper understanding of economics and common economics terms.

Includes both a printable version and a digital version in Google Slides!

The first 3 informational passages review and define economic terms and ideas. Each of the 3 passages has an accompanying interactive notebook template for note taking.

Economic Terms Include:

  • Supply and Demand
  • Goods and Services
  • Producers and Consumers
  • Productive Resources (Natural Resources, Capital Resources, Human Resources)
  • Positive and Negative Incentives in Economics
  • Opportunity Cost and Trade Off
  • Risks and Decisions

The following 6 passages apply economic terms to real companies and situations. Each passage has a comprehension task page accompanying it. Comprehension questions ask students to apply their understanding of the economic terms to their knowledge about the company or real-life situation they have read about.

Topics Include: Chipotle, Spyder Ski Gear, Woodworking Companies, Ghost Towns, Denver Pacific Railroad, and Outdoor Adventure Tour Companies.

Answer Keys with suggested answers included for comprehension pages.

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