AP Microeconomics Week of 9/19/16

MON-Notes on utility and the utility maximizing rule

Practice FRQs on utility maximization

TUE-Notes on utility and the utility maximizing rule

Practice FRQs on utility maximization

WED-Quiz on utility and utility maximization

Notes on consumer and producer surplus

Graph, label, and compute consumer, producer, and total surplus

THUR-Quiz on utility and utility maximization

Notes on consumer and producer surplus

Graph, label, and compute consumer, producer, and total surplus

FRI-Tipping Point quiz Chapters 7-8

Quiz on consumer, producer, and total surplus

Honors Economics Week of 9/19/16

MON-Continue notes on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Simulate Federal Reserve actions to change the money supply

Video clips on historical action by the Fed

Get unit 3 problem set

TUE-Quiz on Federal Reserve and monetary policy

Review practice problems for test

WED-Unit 3 problem set is due; grade and go over problem set before test

Unit #3 Test:  Macroeconomics

Unit #3 vocabulary is due

Article with questions on I-Phone production in China

THUR-Tipping Point quiz Chapters 7-8

Economics debates

FRI-Economics debates

Notes on international trade

AP Microeconomics Week of 9/12/16

MON-Equilibrium quiz

Notes on elasticity of demand

Practice problems calculating elasticity

TUE-Complete equilibrium notes

Practice drawing equilibrium shifts with partners on whiteboards

Video clips on equilibrium

WED-Quiz on elasticity of demand

Stossel Greed video on self-interest and the market

THUR-Equilibrium quiz

Notes on elasticity of demand

Practice problems calculating elasticity

FRI-Tipping Point Quiz Chapters 5-6

Tue/Thur crew will also have elasticity of demand quiz so both groups finish week in same place

 

Honors Economics Week of 9/12/16

MON-Continue notes on taxes, spending, and fiscal policy

Federal budget simulation/deficit reduction activity

TUE-Introduce economic debates project

Continue fiscal policy notes, its impact on aggregate demand and supply

Video clips on fiscal policies during different periods in US History

Complete federal budget simulation/deficit reduction activity

WED-Quiz on taxes, spending, and fiscal policy

Notes on monetary policy

Video clips on monetary policies during different periods in US History

THUR-Tipping Point Chapters 5-6 quiz

Continue notes on monetary policy

Simulate monetary policy through banking and bond purchases/sales

FRI-Quiz on monetary policy

Practice problems on solving macroeconomic challenges

Get unit 3 problem sets:  due Monday; test Tuesday

AP Microeconomics Week of 9/6/16

TUE-Practice problems on supply

Wheat market activity

Notes on market equilibrium

Practice problems on equilibrium

WED-Notes on market equilibrium

Practice problems on equilibrium

Video clips on equilibrium prices like products and salaries

THUR-Tipping Point quiz Chapter 4

Equilibrium quiz

Notes on elasticity of demand

Practice problems calculating elasticity

FRI-Tipping Point quiz Chapter 4

Equilibrium quiz

Notes on elasticity of demand

Practice problems calculating elasticity

Honors Economics Week of 9/6/16

TUE-Go over GDP practice problems

Quiz over GDP and the business cycle

Notes on unemployment

Practice problems calculating the unemployment rate, labor force participation, and types of unemployment

WED-Tipping Point Quiz Chapter 4

Quiz on unemployment

Simulation on prices

Video clip on inflation

Notes on inflation, aggregate demand, aggregate supply

THUR-Quiz on inflation

Notes on taxes and government spending

Figure taxes using tax brackets

Reduce the federal budget activity in groups

FRI-Notes on fiscal policy

Video clips on fiscal policy during the Great Recession

complete budget activity

Quiz Monday on fiscal policy