Module 16 Discussion: Work and the Economy

Visit this website to play the game “Spent”. Walk through each of the scenarios to see how long you can make it without running out of money.

STEP 1: After completing the Spent activity, consider how the economy impacts wages, and the effect that has on society. Write a blog post responding to the prompt: “I think the minimum wage in our state should be _________, because…” Provide evidences and examples, and include links to at least ONE relevant news article that helps support your claim. Your post should be a minimum of 250 words.

STEP 2: Return to the discussion to post on at least TWO classmates’ posts in posts of at least 75 words.