AP Microeconomics Week of 2/29/16

*Deadline to sign up for AP Exams is Friday March 4th @ 4 PM.  Everyone should sign up for AP Microeconomics and if you are doing well in class and are willing to put in the study time on your own I would encourage you to try AP Macroeconomics as well.

MON-5 Review questions

Complete notes on externalities

Video clip on pollution

FRQ practice problems on externalities

TUE-5 Review questions

Complete notes on externalities

Video clip on pollution

FRQ practice problems on externalities

WED-Quiz on externalities

5 Review questions

Notes on income distribution

THUR-Quiz on externalities

5 Review questions

Notes on income distribution

FRI-Complete notes and discussion on income distribution/inequality

Notes on different types of taxes:  progressive, regressive, proportional

Solve tax problems using the 3 different types

Honors Economics Week of 2/29/16

MON-Unit #3 Test:  Macroeconomics

Unit #3 vocabulary and problem sets due

Reading with questions about I-Phone production

TUE-Correct tests

Clothing label activity/company home country activity

Notes on absolute and comparative advantage

WED-Tipping Point chapters 5-6 quiz

Continue practice problems on absolute and comparative advantage

Research trade organizations

THUR-Absolute and comparative advantage quiz

Notes on exchange rates

Practice problems on converting currencies/exchange rates

Video clips about the Euro

FRI-Quiz on exchange rates

Notes on balance of trade and balance of payments

Calculate trade deficits and surpluses, current account balance, etc.

Unit #4 video quiz on Monday; test on Tuesday

AP Microeconomics Week of 2/22/16

*All Unit 4 make up work including any of the quizzes and both parts of the test need to be made up this week.  Social Studies make ups (check room numbers on my board) Wed. morning at 7:15 AM and Thur. right after school.  I’ll also be here Friday morning in my room at 7:30.

MON-Notes on market failures and private vs. public goods

Graphic organizer to classify goods

Video clips on on different types of goods, shared consumption, exclusion, etc.

TUE-Notes on market failures and private vs. public goods

Graphic organizer to classify goods

Video clips on on different types of goods, shared consumption, exclusion, etc.

WED-Quiz on market failures and public goods

Notes on externalities

Draw markets with negative or positive externalities

Video clips on pollution and what to do about it

THUR-Quiz on market failures and public goods

Notes on externalities

Draw markets with negative or positive externalities

Video clips on pollution and what to do about it

FRI-1/2 day with government; correct Unit 4 Tests in class

Honors Economics Week of 2/22/16

MON-Review GDP, unemployment, and inflation quizzes

Continue notes on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Video clip on the Federal Reserve’s actions during the financial crisis

Simulate monetary policy

TUE-Quiz on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Notes on different tax structures:  progressive, regressive, proportional

Calculate how much people would pay in varying tax structures

WED-Tipping Point Quiz Chapter 4

Continue notes on taxes and fiscal policy including the deficit and the national debt

You fix the deficit group activity

THUR-Quiz on taxes and fiscal policy

Wrap up and debrief deficit activity

Complete notes on deficits and the national debt

FRI-Quiz on Unit #3 video clips from the blog:  econedlink ones

Unit #3 Test:  Macroeconomics will be on Monday

Unit #3 vocabulary is due on Monday

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 2/8/16

MON-Least-Cost and Profit-Maximizing rules quiz

Notes on economic rent

Practice FRQs on factor markets

TUE-Least-Cost and Profit-Maximizing rules quiz

Notes on economic rent

Practice FRQs on factor markets

WED-Review least-cost and profit-max rules quiz

Go over multiple choice review questions

Prepare for test

THUR-Review least-cost and profit-max rules quiz

Go over multiple choice review questions

Prepare for test

FRI-Test #4:  Factor Markets

Unit #4 graphs and reflections due

Honors Economics Week of 2/8/16

MON-Complete notes on GDP and the business cycle

Video clip on GDP

Sheet on classifying items as part of GDP and where they go

TUE-Quiz on GDP and the business cycle

Notes on unemployment

Practice calculating the unemployment rate

WED-Quiz on unemployment

Simulation on prices

Notes on inflation

Video clip on inflation

Activity on who is hurt or helped by inflation

Calculate the CPI and inflation rate

THUR-Quiz on inflation

Tipping Point Quiz #3:  Chapter 3

Notes on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Simulate monetary policy

FRI-Continue notes on the Federal Reserve

Reading about recent Federal Reserve policy

Quiz Monday on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy