AP Microeconomics Week of 3/28/16

MON-Government Test

TUE-Complete inflation notes, aggregate demand/supply and fiscal policy

Federal budget activity

WED-Complete inflation notes, aggregate demand/supply and fiscal policy

Federal budget activity

THUR-Quiz inflation, aggregate supply and demand, and fiscal policy

Notes on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Simulate monetary policy

FRI-Quiz inflation, aggregate supply and demand, and fiscal policy

Notes on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Simulate monetary policy

Honors Government Week of 3/28/16

MON-Bill of Rights quiz

Notes on Federalism

Review Constitution and Bill of Rights quizzes

TUE-Test #1

Unit #1 vocabulary due

WED-Listen to and analyze a Supreme Court case

Assign Supreme Court cases, begin research

THUR-Research Supreme Court cases

Notes on the judicial branch and Supreme Court

FRI-Research Supreme Court cases

Notes on the judicial branch and Supreme Court

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 3/21/16

MON-Quiz on GDP

Notes on aggregate demand and aggregate supply

Notes on unemployment

Sheet on computing unemployment and labor force participation, classifying different types of unemployment

TUE-Quiz on GDP

Notes on aggregate demand and aggregate supply

Notes on unemployment

Sheet on computing unemployment and labor force participation, classifying different types of unemployment

WED-Quiz on unemployment

Inflation simulation

Notes on inflation, CPI, inflation rate and problems computing them

Video clip on real world inflation examples

Who’s Hurt and Helped by Inflation examples

THUR-Quiz on unemployment

Inflation simulation

Notes on inflation, CPI, inflation rate and problems computing them

Video clip on real world inflation examples

Who’s Hurt and Helped by Inflation examples

FRI-Quiz on inflation for both classes on 1/2 day

Begin notes on fiscal policy

Honors Government Week of 3/21/16

*Bring books to class Tue-Friday

MON-Notes on early government in America, move towards independence

Video on Declaration of Independence

Read Declaration of Independence with questions

TUE-Quiz on foundations of government-Declaration of Independence

Notes on the Articles of Confederation and the Constitutional Convention

Read Article I of the Constitution, answer questions

WED-Quiz over Article I

Continue notes on the Constitutional Convention, structure of the document

Founding Brothers video on starting the government under the Constitution

Read Article II of the Constitution, answer questions

THUR-Quiz over Article II

Continue notes on the Constitutional Convention, structure of the document

Founding Brothers video on the growth of parties

Read Articles III-VII of the Constitution, answer questions

FRI-Political Cartoon assignment #1 due

Quiz over Articles III-VII

Video clips of the Bill of Rights

Illustrate the Bill of Rights

Quiz Monday on Amendments 1-10

Work on Unit #1 vocabulary, test next Tuesday

AP Microeconomics Week of 3/14/16

MON-Discuss monopolies as a market failure

FRQ practice problem

Unit #5 practice multiple choice questions

TUE-Discuss monopolies as a market failure

FRQ practice problem

Unit #5 practice multiple choice questions

WED-Unit #5 Test

Unit #5 Graphs and Reflection papers due–last set of these, make sure you do

THUR-Notes on GDP, business cycles, and economic measurement

Video clips on GDP

Problems computing the GDP, classifying items in GDP

FRI-Notes on GDP, business cycles, and economic measurement

Video clips on GDP

Problems computing the GDP, classifying items in GDP

Honors Economics/Government Week of 3/14/16

*2 major assignments due this week:

Monday–remediation video assignments on USA Test Prep due by start of class

Tuesday–USA Test Prep 20 question domain tests and medium sized test due by start of class

MON-Practice problems on personal finance

Practice EOC in lab

TUE-EOC day 1

WED-EOC day 2

THUR-Bring your economics book; we’ll go to the book room to get government books

Citizenship test

Political philosophy questionnaire

FRI-Notes on the foundations of government/different types

Video of a parliamentary system–Prime Minister’s Questions

Start working on government unit 1 vocabulary

AP Microeconomics Week of 3/7/16

MON-Notes on income distribution, Lorenz Curve, Gini Index, tax structures

Plot and draw Lorenz Curves

Compute amount of taxes paid by income and different tax structures

TUE-Notes on income distribution, Lorenz Curve, Gini Index, tax structures

Plot and draw Lorenz Curves

Compute amount of taxes paid by income and different tax structures

WED-Quiz on income distribution, Lorenz Curve, Gini Index, tax structures

Notes on antitrust legislation, regulation of monopolies

FRQ on monopoly regulation

THUR-Quiz on income distribution, Lorenz Curve, Gini Index, tax structures

Notes on antitrust legislation, regulation of monopolies

FRQ on monopoly regulation

FRI-Receive practice multiple choice questions

Unit #5 Test on Wednesday, March 16th

Honors Economics Week of 3/7/16

MON-Receive USA Test Prep assignments:  due 3/15

Quiz on exchange rates and currencies

Work absolute and comparative advantage problem

Complete notes on trade organizations, protectionist trade policies, trade deficits/surpluses, current account, etc.

TUE-Video quiz on international economics videos

Go over quizzes

Begin notes on personal finance economics

WED-Test #4:  International Economics

Unit #4 vocabulary is due

Unit #4 problem set is due (will grade in class before test)

Continue notes on personal finance

THUR-Final quiz on the Tipping Point:  Chapters 7-8

Continue notes on personal finance

Go to computer lab to work savings, credit, and mortgage calculators

FRI-Complete notes on personal finance

Complete computer lab assignment on personal finance

*USA Test Prep Assignments due Tuesday 3/15 by start of class

*EOC 3/15 and 3/16:  20% of grade in class