Honors Economics Week of 8/29/16

MON-Continue notes on market structures

Game theory problems on oligopoly

Market structures article reading and graphic organizer

TUE-I will be out for a conference on Tuesday and you will have a substitute teacher and assignments to work on like your unit 2 problem set.  You can also bring your book to class and work on your unit 2 vocabulary.

WED-Tipping Point quiz Chapter 3

Market structures quiz

Review for test on Thur

THUR-Test #2 microeconomics

FRI-Go over tests

Notes on gross domestic product and the business cycles

Practice problems to apply GDP concepts

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/29/16

MON-Quiz on demand for the A group

Notes on supply

Video clips on supply

Practice sheet on supply

TUE-John Stossel Greed video with questions

Practice sheet on demand

Article reading with questions on prescription drug prices

WED-1/2 day; Quiz on demand for the B group

Quiz on supply for the A group

THUR-Government test for both groups

FRI-1/2 day; Tipping Point Chapter 3 quiz for both groups

Quiz on supply for the B group

 

 

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/22/16

MON-Unit #1 Test for all students

Unit #1 graph assignment due

TUE-Normal Tuesday econ crew comes to economics, again on Thursday

We will attend a lesson put on by the school counselors for 1/2 of the period today

The other half we will correct our unit #1 tests in class

WED-Normal Wednesday econ crew comes to economics, again on Friday

We will correct our unit #1 tests in class

Notes on demand, law of demand, changes in demand

THUR-Tipping Point quiz Chapter 2

Notes on demand, law of demand, changes in demand

Video clip on the designer jean craze of the 1980s and Starbury shoes a few years ago

Practice drawing and interpreting demand curves

FRI-Tipping Point quiz Chapter 2

Video clip on the designer jean craze of the 1980s and Starbury shoes a few years ago

Practice drawing and interpreting demand curves

Monday next week-quiz on demand

*Quiz and test make ups will be in room 207 Wednesday morning starting at 7:15 and Thursday afternoon in room 205 right after school.  We need to get unit 1 make ups handled this week since we are having the test and the unit is over.  Remember, make ups for excused absences only.  I will give your make ups to the teachers giving them that day but they won’t be graded and put into the grade book until I see that your absence has been excused.

 

 

 

Honors Economics Week of 8/22/16

MON-Go over equilibrium and elasticity quizzes

Go over circular flow diagram

Notes on money and its uses

TUE-Quiz on money and the circular flow

Graphic organizer comparing the 3 types of business organizations

Video clip on the start of Apple Computer

Differentiate the 3 types of mergers and use government guidelines to determine which mergers would be allowed and which wouldn’t

WED-Tipping Point quiz Chapter 2

Quiz on business organizations

Notes on the market structures:  perfect (pure) competition, monopoly, oligopoly, monopolistic competition

THUR-Continue notes on the market structures

Graphic organizer comparing the market structures

Video clip on Microsoft in the 90s:  was it a monopoly?

FRI-Quiz on market structures

Receive unit 2 problem set

Unit 2 problem set due on Monday

Unit 2 vocab due on Tuesday

Unit 2 test on Tuesday

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/15/16

MON-Continue working problems on absolute and comparative advantage and the terms of trade

Video clips on international trade

TUE-Continue working problems on absolute and comparative advantage and the terms of trade

Video clips on international trade

WED-Tipping Point Quiz #1:  intro and Chapter 1; you can use handwritten notes

Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage

Work unit #1 practice multiple choice questions and FRQs

THUR-Tipping Point Quiz #1:  intro and Chapter 1; you can use handwritten notes

Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage

Work unit #1 practice multiple choice questions and FRQs

FRI-Review for test on Monday, unit #1

Honors Economics Week of 8/15/16

MON-Review demand practice packets

Quiz on demand

Notes on supply

Video clip on oil supplies and resource changes in the soft drink market

Supply graphing and and interpretation practice

TUE-Quiz on supply

Market in wheat simulation

Notes on equilibrium

Graphing practice and interpretation of equilibrium

WED-Tipping Point Quiz #1:  intro and Chapter 1; you can use hand written notes on this quiz

Notes and graphing of price ceilings and price floors

Video clips on price ceilings and price floors

THUR-Quiz on equilibrium

Notes on elasticity of demand

Work practice problems on elasticity of demand and classifying items

FRI-Quiz on elasticity of demand

Graphic organizer comparing the 3 types of business organizations

Video clip on the start of Apple Computer and its incorporation

Honors Economics Week of 8/8/2016

MON-Go over homework on production possibilities graphs

Quiz on PPC

Go over previous quiz on economic systems

Notes on public vs. private goods, externalities, and the role of the government in the economy

Video clips on different types of goods and market failures and the government’s role

TUE-Quiz on public vs. private goods, externalities, and the role of the government

Go over PPC quizzes

Research the major government regulatory agencies and their role

Get unit 1 problem set

WED-Unit 1 problem set due

Go over role of government, etc. quizzes

Grade unit 1 problem sets in class

THUR-Unit #1 Test

Unit 1 vocabulary due

Article reading with questions about the price of prescription drugs to lead into next unit

FRI-Correct test

Notes on money and its role

Activity and worksheet on the circular flow model in the economy

 

Next Mon:  Quiz on money and the circular flow

Next Wed:  Tipping Point Quiz #1:  intro and Chapter 1

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/8/2016

MON-Quiz on economics systems

Activity on production possibilities

Notes and video clip on the PPC

Practice sheet interpreting and graphing the PPC

TUE-Quiz on economics systems

Activity on production possibilities

Notes and video clip on the PPC

Practice sheet interpreting and graphing the PPC

WED-Quiz on the PPC

Clothing label/item analysis  and home country of company activities for international trade

Sheet on computing the benefits of international trade

Begin notes on absolute and comparative advantage

THUR-Quiz on the PPC

Clothing label/item analysis  and home country of company activities for international trade

Sheet on computing the benefits of international trade

Begin notes on absolute and comparative advantage

FRI-1/2 day each of government and economics

Continue notes on absolute and comparative advantage

Solve problems involving absolute and comparative advantage and fair trades between countries

 

Mon/Tue:  Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage

Next Wed/Thur:  Tipping Point quiz #1:  intro and Chapter 1