AP Microeconomics Week of 4/22/19

MON-Macro and international problem set is due

Macroeconomics and international economics Touchstone quizzes

Go over personal finance, macro, international quizzes

Get USA Test Prep assignments

TUE-Macro and international problem set is due

Macroeconomics and international economics Touchstone quizzes

Go over personal finance, macro, international quizzes

Get USA Test Prep assignments

WED-Test #6 on macro, international, and personal finance for Monday group

THUR-Test #6 on macro, international, and personal finance for Tuesday group

FRI-Government test

 

*EOC is April 30 and May 1, 1/2 of test each day

study materials are available on this blog

Honors Government Week of 4/22/19

MON-Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

Finish up preparation for Supreme Court presentations

TUE-Supreme Court presentations

WED-Finish Supreme Court presentations

Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

THUR-Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

FRI-Unit 2 vocabulary/case summaries due

Test #2 on the judicial branch, civil liberties, and civil rights

Political cartoon is due

AP Microeconomics 1st and 3rd Periods Week of 4/15/19

This week we’ll be studying the personal finance standards:  SSEPF1-SSEPF5 from the link below.  Begin reviewing the other units in preparation for your EOC the first week of May.

https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Documents/Social-Studies-Economics-Georgia-Standards.pdf

The state also provides an EOC study guide at the link below.

https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/cobblearning.net/dist/6/2968/files/2015/09/Economics_Study_Guide_10.3.18-2ln4onb.pdf

MON-Notes on personal finance economics:  rational decision making, making a budget, comparing financial institutions, analyzing the relationship between risk and return, and comparing and contrasting investment options

Video clips on budgeting, banks and credit unions, and risk and return of investments

TUE-Notes on personal finance economics:  rational decision making, making a budget, comparing financial institutions, analyzing the relationship between risk and return, and comparing and contrasting investment options

Video clips on budgeting, banks and credit unions, and risk and return of investments

WED-Notes on personal finance economics:  impact of taxes on consumers, the costs and benefits of using credit, comparing different credit card and borrowing options, and analyzing the costs and benefits of a variety of types of insurance, and identifying skills to be successful in the workplace

Video clips on credit cards and insurance

Graphic organizer on business organizations

THUR-Notes on personal finance economics:  impact of taxes on consumers, the costs and benefits of using credit, comparing different credit card and borrowing options, and analyzing the costs and benefits of a variety of types of insurance, and identifying skills to be successful in the workplace

Video clips on credit cards and insurance

Graphic organizer on business organizations

FRI-Touchstone quiz over personal finance (fancy name for multiple choice quiz on computer)

Chapter 7 quiz on Naked Economics

 

*Next Mon/Tue we will take a Touchstone quiz over both macroeconomics and international economics

*Next Wed/Thur we will take our Unit #6 test on macroeconomics, international, and personal finance

 

 

Honors Government 2nd Period Week of 4/15/19

This week and for the next 3 weeks after that we’ll turn in a political cartoon assignment.  The form you will fill out for each cartoon is below.

government-political-cartoon-spring 2019

This week we’ll start working in Unit 2 which will combine the judicial branch, civil rights, and civil liberties.  Note on the vocab that you will also have a number of Supreme Court cases to summarize.

government unit 2 vocabulary

We will also begin working on our Supreme Court project this week.  Here’s the rubric.  Supreme Court rubric

MON-Complete audio clips and discussion of Morse v. Frederick case

Notes on the court system

Assign Supreme Court projects, begin research

TUE-Notes on the Court system for 1/2 of class

Research court cases for the other 1/2

WED-Notes on the Court system for 1/2 of class

Research court cases for the other 1/2

THUR-Notes on civil right and civil liberties

Research court cases for the other 1/2

FRI-Political cartoon #1 due

Begin presenting court cases if ready

Notes on civil right and civil liberties

AP Microeconomics Week of 4/8/19

MON-Review macroeconomic quizzes

Kahoot! to review macroeconomics

Practice problems to review absolute and comparative advantage

Notes on trade barriers and trading blocs

TUE-Review macroeconomic quizzes

Kahoot! to review macroeconomics

Practice problems to review absolute and comparative advantage

Notes on trade barriers and trading blocs

WED-Notes on exchange rates

Practice problems applying scenarios to exchange rates

THUR-Notes on exchange rates

Practice problems applying scenarios to exchange rates

FRI-Quiz on international economics

Quiz Naked Economics Chapter 11

Honors Government Week of 4/8/19

MON-Continue notes on the Constitution and Federalism

Read Constitution Article II and answer questions

TUE-Quiz on Constitution Article II

Read Constitution Article III-VII and answer questions

WED-Quiz on Constitution Article III-VII

Video clips and discussion of the Bill of Rights

THUR-Quiz on the Bill of Rights

Constitution scavenger hunt

FRI-Unit 1 vocabulary due

Unit 1 Test

AP Microeconomics Week of 3/25/2019

MON-Inflation simulation

Notes on inflation, calculating CPI and inflation rate, aggregate demand and supply, money, and structure of the Federal Reserve

Interpret shifts of aggregate demand and aggregate supply on the price level and output level

TUE-Inflation simulation

Notes on inflation, calculating CPI and inflation rate, aggregate demand and supply, money, and structure of the Federal Reserve

Interpret shifts of aggregate demand and aggregate supply on the price level and output level

WED-Quiz on inflation, calculating CPI and inflation rate, aggregate demand and supply, money, and structure of the Federal Reserve

Notes on monetary and fiscal policy

Practice applying monetary and fiscal policy solutions to economic situations

THUR-Quiz on inflation, calculating CPI and inflation rate, aggregate demand and supply, money, and structure of the Federal Reserve

Notes on monetary and fiscal policy

Practice applying monetary and fiscal policy solutions to economic situations

FRI-Quiz on monetary and fiscal policy

Naked Economics quiz Chapters 9-10

Honors Government Week of 3/25/2019

MON-Begin notes on Unit 1 foundations of government

Analyze key historical documents to the foundations of government in America

TUE-Complete notes on the different types of government

Through document analysis, analyze key ideas of limited government and the rule of law as seen in the Magna Carta, the Petition
of Right, and the English Bill of Rights.

Through document analysis, analyze the impact of the writings of Hobbes (Leviathan), Locke (Second Treatise on Government),
Rousseau (The Social Contract), and Montesquieu (The Spirit of the Laws) on our concept of government.

Video on the Declaration of Independence

Read the Declaration of Independence and answer questions

WED-Quiz on the foundations of government, documents influencing it, and the Declaration of Independence

Note on the Articles of Confederation, its weaknesses, and how the US Constitution addressed them

Analyze debates during the drafting of the Constitution, including the Three-Fifths Compromise, the
Great Compromise, and the Commerce Clause.

Read Article I of the Constitution and answer questions

THUR-Quiz on the Constitution Article I

Continue notes on the Constitution and explain the fundamental principles of the United States Constitution, including limited government,
the rule of law, federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, and popular sovereignty.

Read Article II of the Constitution and answer questions

FRI-Quiz on Article II of the Constitution

Continue notes on the Constitution and explain the key ideas in the debate over ratification made by the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists.

Read Articles III-VII of the Constitution and answer questions

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 3/18/19

MON-1/2 govt 1/2 econ; review for test

TUE-Unit 5 Test Market Failures and Role of Government

WED-Notes on macroeconomics:  Macroeconomic goals, GDP, the business cycle, and unemployment

Video clips on economic goals, GDP, the business cycle, and unemployment

Practice sheets for classifying items in GDP, calculating the unemployment rate, and classifying types of unemployment

THUR-Notes on macroeconomics:  Macroeconomic goals, GDP, the business cycle, and unemployment

Video clips on economic goals, GDP, the business cycle, and unemployment

Practice sheets for classifying items in GDP, calculating the unemployment rate, and classifying types of unemployment

FRI-Quiz on Macroeconomic goals, GDP, the business cycle, and unemployment

Notes on inflation