Honors Economics Week of 8/1/2016

MON-Introduction to course, syllabus, trivia activity

TUE-Lecture on the basics of economics, factors of production, scarcity, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis

Handout on the economic goals of a society

WED-Quiz on basics of economics, factors of production, scarcity, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis

Lecture and discussion on the 3 basic economic systems and 3 basic economic questions

Video clips on the major economic systems

THUR-Quiz on economic systems

Notes on the production possibilities curve

Worksheet plotting and analyzing the PPC

FRI-Go over PPC graph homework

PPC quiz

Notes on public goods, private goods, common resources

Video clips on the different types of goods

Get Unit 1 problem set for test #1, begin working on

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/1/2016

MON-We’ll split 45 min. of economics and government on the first day; divide groups

Syllabus, introduce the course

Econ trivia activity

TUE-A group economics, B group government

Lecture on the basics of economics, factors of production, marginal benefit and cost, and the circular flow model

Circular flow model worksheet and applications

WED-B group economics, A group government

Lecture on the basics of economics, factors of production, marginal benefit and cost, and the circular flow model

Circular flow model worksheet and applications

THUR-A group economics, B group government

Quiz on basics of economics, factors of production, marginal benefit and cost, and the circular flow model

Lecture on basic economic questions, economics systems, and economic goals

Rank economic goals in order of importance and justify your positions

Video clips on different  economic systems

FRI-B group economics, A group government

Quiz on basics of economics, factors of production, marginal benefit and cost, and the circular flow model

Lecture on basic economic questions, economics systems, and economic goals

Rank economic goals in order of importance and justify your positions

Video clips on different  economic systems

 

*Quiz next Monday/Tuesday on economic systems, questions, and goals

*Make sure you have read the intro and 1st Chapter to the Tipping Point and taken notes by the 3rd week of school