AP Microeconomics Week of 10/14/19

Still chipping away at unit 2 on all things supply and demand this week.  Refer to the unit 2 plan below for key topics, assignments, and textbook materials.

AP ECON UNIT 2 PLANS

MON-Continue notes and graph analysis of supply and demand with international trade

Analyze the impact of tariffs on trade and the efficiency of the market

Practice FRQs on trade

TUE-Continue notes and graph analysis of supply and demand with international trade

Analyze the impact of tariffs on trade and the efficiency of the market

Practice FRQs on trade

WED-School-wide testing and senior summit day; 1st period will not meet, 3rd period will

3rd period Monday group will take the trade quiz today

THUR-Both 1st period groups will take the trade quiz today and will do a 1/2 day govt/econ

3rd period Tuesday groups will take the trade quiz today

FRI-Government Congress simulation

Honors Economics Week of 10/14/19

This is the last week of economics.  Plenty of materials for you to study at the link below.

http://www.cobblearning.net/bobbo75/economics-eoc-test-resources/

MON-Review for the EOC by using whiteboards to draw and interpret graphs and by taking sample multiple choice questions

TUE-Review for the EOC by using whiteboards to draw and interpret graphs and by taking sample multiple choice questions

WED-This is school-wide testing and senior summit day; 2nd period will not meet today

Remember to complete your USA Test Prep assignments and study for the EOC

THUR-EOC Day 1

FRI-EOC Day 2

Econ done!

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/7/19

MON-Quiz on consumer, producer, and total surplus

Notes on taxes and their impact on the market

Analyze supply and demand graphs with taxes and locate consumer surplus, producer surplus, total surplus, tax revenue, and deadweight loss

Practice FRQs on taxes

TUE-Quiz on consumer, producer, and total surplus

Notes on taxes and their impact on the market

Analyze supply and demand graphs with taxes and locate consumer surplus, producer surplus, total surplus, tax revenue, and deadweight loss

Practice FRQs on taxes

WED-Notes on implications of international trade on a supply and demand graph

Analyze supply and demand graphs with trade and locate consumer surplus, producer surplus, total surplus, tariff revenue, and deadweight loss

Practice FRQs on trade

THUR-Notes on implications of international trade on a supply and demand graph

Analyze supply and demand graphs with trade and locate consumer surplus, producer surplus, total surplus, tariff revenue, and deadweight loss

Practice FRQs on trade

FRI-Government Congressional simulation

Quiz on international trade graphs next Mon/Tue

Honors Economics Week of 10/7/19

MON-Notes on budgeting, comparing the different types of financial institutions, how banks make a profit, and the relationship between risk and return on investments

TUE-Notes on different forms of taxes and how they impact consumers, the costs and benefits of using credit, and how interest is calculated on loans/credit cards

WED-Notes on different types of insurance and the different components of an insurance policy and how earning are determined in the marketplace

THUR-Unit 5 Touchstone quiz on personal finance economics

FRI-Test on personal finance economics

AP Microeconomics Week of 9/30/19

This week we’ll continue in unit 2 on supply and demand.  See the major topics from our unit plan and the AP Course overview below.

AP ECON UNIT 2 PLANS

https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/pdf/ap-microeconomics-course-a-glance.pdf?course=ap-microeconomics

Also, we are reading Chapter 1 in Naked Economics.  We will have the reading quiz next week.

MON-Notes on elasticity:  demand, supply, cross, and income

Practice problems computing the different elasticities and classifying your number answers

TUE-Notes on elasticity:  demand, supply, cross, and income

Practice problems computing the different elasticities and classifying your number answers

WED-Quiz on elasticity:  demand, supply, cross, and income

Notes on consumer and producer surplus and efficiency

Graph, label, and compute consumer, producer, and total surplus and also deadweight loss

THUR-Quiz on elasticity:  demand, supply, cross, and income

Notes on consumer and producer surplus and efficiency

Graph, label, and compute consumer, producer, and total surplus and also deadweight loss

FRI-Quiz on consumer, producer, and total surplus

Notes on the implications of taxes on the market

Honors Economics Week of 9/30/19

This week we’ll begin our study of international economics.  Refer to those standards from the document below.

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

Chapters 11 and 12 from Naked Economics go with this 4th unit.

MON-Notes on absolute and comparative advantage and why it’s beneficial for countries to trade

Practice problems computing who has the absolute and comparative advantage for products

TUE-Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage

Notes on exchange rates and how they work

Calculate exchange rates between foreign currencies and identify why they fluctuate

WED-Quiz on exchange rates

Notes on international trade organizations and trade barriers such as tariffs, quotas, embargoes, etc.

Inquiry design lesson on international trade

THUR-Unit 4 problem sets are due; grade in class

Unit 4 Touchstone quiz on international economics

Continue inquiry design lesson on trade

FRI-Test #4 on international economics

AP Microeconomics Week of 9/16/19

We’ll continue in unit 2 this week on supply and demand.  Our unit plan containing standards and topics is below.

AP ECON UNIT 2 PLANS

MON-Continue notes on equilibrium, supply and demand shifts, and price and quantity controls

Draw supply and demand shifts and determine the effects on equilibrium price and quantity

Practice sheet analyzing supply and demand movements

TUE-Continue notes on equilibrium, supply and demand shifts, and price and quantity controls

Draw supply and demand shifts and determine the effects on equilibrium price and quantity

Practice sheet analyzing supply and demand movements

WED-Quiz on equilibrium, supply and demand shifts, and price and quantity controls

Notes on elasticity of demand and supply

Calculate elasticity of demand and supply and classify as elastic, inelastic, or unit elastic

THUR-Quiz on equilibrium, supply and demand shifts, and price and quantity controls

Notes on elasticity of demand and supply

Calculate elasticity of demand and supply and classify as elastic, inelastic, or unit elastic

FRI-Government Test

Honors Economics Week of 9/16/19

This week we’ll wrap up our 3rd unit on macroeconomics.  Refer to the standards from the document below.

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

MON-Continue notes on taxes and fiscal policy

Apply fiscal policy solutions to given economic conditions

Receive unit 3 problem sets; due on Friday

TUE-Budget deficit simulation:  in groups see how much you’d trim the deficit over a 10 year period by analyzing principles and priorities for government spending and taxes

Receive economics debates topics and begin research

WED-Quiz on taxes and fiscal policy

Continue to research debate topics

THUR-Unit 3 Problem Sets are due

Unit 3 Touchstone quiz

Grade problem sets in class

FRI-Unit 3 Test on Macroeconomics

 

AP Exam Registration and Payment

The deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Microeconomics exam is September 20th which is less than 2 weeks from now.  Everyone should be signed up through AP Classroom already.  The second step to complete is paying for the exam.  That is done through the link below.  When you do this, you’ll also need the join code for your AP Classroom class.  I’ll provide that to you in class and have provided it to your parents in an e-mail also.

https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/111734

 

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 9/9/19

This week we’ll continue the 2nd unit on supply and demand.  See unit 2 from the course at a glance below.

https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/pdf/ap-microeconomics-course-a-glance.pdf?course=ap-microeconomics

MON-Quiz on demand

Notes on supply, law of supply, and determinants that shift the supply curve

Practice sheet to apply the concepts of supply

TUE-Quiz on demand

Notes on supply, law of supply, and determinants that shift the supply curve

Practice sheet to apply the concepts of supply

WED-Quiz on supply

Notes on equilibrium, effects of shifts in supply and demand, and price ceilings and floors

Practice sheet to apply the concepts of equilibrium

THUR-Quiz on supply

Notes on equilibrium, effects of shifts in supply and demand, and price ceilings and floors

Practice sheet to apply the concepts of equilibrium

FRI-Quiz on equilibrium

Notes on elasticity of supply and demand