Real versus Nominal Values: Let's Go to the Movies!

Teach your economics students about the difference between real and nominal values in this Bell Ringer activity that uses movies as a learning tool. Students will learn how to adjust a value like a ticket price for inflation, giving the real value.

Lesson component

Time Required

  • Quick Pick: Steps 1 through 3 (5 minutes)
  • Power Up: Steps 1 through 7 (10 minutes)
  • Deep Dive: Steps 1 through 8 (20 minutes)