AP Microeconomics Week of 10/31/16

MON-Quiz on costs in the short run

Notes on costs in the long-run

Introduction to perfect competition, discuss farming as an example

TUE-Quiz on costs in the short run

Notes on costs in the long-run

Introduction to perfect competition, discuss farming as an example

WED-Quiz on costs in the long-run

Continue notes on perfect competition

Graph perfectly competitive firms in the short run with regard to cost, revenue, and profit

THUR-Quiz on costs in the long-run

Continue notes on perfect competition

Graph perfectly competitive firms in the short run with regard to cost, revenue, and profit

FRI-Quiz on revenue, cost, and profit for a perfectly competitive firm

Graph analysis of perfectly competitive firms

Honors Government Week of 10/31/16

MON-Quiz on Constitution Articles III-VII

Video clips on the Bill of Rights

Continue notes on the Constitution and federalism

TUE-Quiz on the Bill of Rights

Conclude notes on Constitution and federalism

Constitution scavenger hunt

WED-Review for test

THUR-Test #1 on intro to government-Bill of Rights/federalism

Unit #1 vocabulary is due

FRI-Political cartoon #2 due

Notes about the judicial branch and court system

Listen to oral argument of a Supreme Court case to introduce civil liberties

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/24/16

MON-Notes on short-run costs for the firm

Chart and graph practice on firm costs

Video clips on costs for the firm

TUE-Notes on short-run costs for the firm

Chart and graph practice on firm costs

Video clips on costs for the firm

WED-Quiz on production function and short-run costs

Notes and graphing of long-run costs for the firm

THUR-Quiz on production function and short-run costs

Notes and graphing of long-run costs for the firm

FRI-Quiz on long-run costs

Notes and graph practice on revenue, cost, and profit

 

Honors Government Week of 10/24/16

MON-Video on the Declaration of Independence

Read the Declaration of Independence and answer questions

Notes on the Articles of Confederation

TUE-Quiz on introduction to government through Declaration of Independence

Notes on the Constitutional Convention and the structure of the Constitution

Read Article I of the Constitution and answer questions

WED-Quiz on Article I of the Constitution

Continue notes on the principles of the Constitution

Read Article II of the Constitution and answer questions

THUR-Quiz on Article II of the Constitution

Continue notes on the principles of the Constitution

Read Articles III-VII of the Constitution and answer questions

FRI-Political Cartoon #1 due

Quiz Articles III-VII of the Constitution

Video clips on the Bill of Rights

Illustrate the Bill of Rights

Quiz Monday on Bill of Rights

Mock Election Resources

Here is a quiz your kids can take on the issues and it will tell them where their positions line up with the presidential candidates.
http://www.isidewith.com/elections/2016-presidential-quiz

For the Senate race, here are websites to consider

Jim Barksdale’s website:  https://jimbarksdale.com/issues

Johnny Isakson’s website:  http://www.isakson.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/

Allen Buckley’s website:  http://www.buckleyforsenate.com/

 

For the House Race
Barry Loudermilk https://loudermilk.house.gov/

Don Wilson http://www.donwilsonforcongress.com/

 

Comparison of Sheriff candidates:  http://c3.thevoterguide.org/v/ajc16/race-detail.do?id=14681350

Here is an article explaining amendment 1 about schools.
http://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/things-know-about-gov-nathan-deal-opportunity-school-district/fEaW4ERqPVkIe2NMyKD2tO/

 

Thanks for getting your students to participate and certainly chime in with anything you see or other election resources you would suggest.

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/17/16

MON-Unit #2 Test on markets

Unit #2 graphs due

TUE-Notes on the production function, law of diminishing marginal returns

Compute and graph total product and marginal product

WED-Testing and Senior Summit day for 1st Period; 3rd period has class, correct tests

THUR-Continue notes on business firms

Evaluate business ideas from an episode of Shark Tank

FRI-Government test

Honors Economics/Government Week of 10/17/16

MON-EOC day 1

USA Test Prep tests due by start of class

TUE-EOC day 2

WED-Senior Summit/School Testing Day

THUR-Introduction to Government notes

Watch Prime Minister’s Questions from Britain for comparison of governments

Declaration of Independence video, reading and questions

FRI-Continue intro to government notes, Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention

Article I of Constitution reading and questions

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/10/16

MON-Quiz on international trade graphs:  exports, imports, tariffs

Unit #2 FRQ practice questions

TUE-Quiz on international trade graphs:  exports, imports, tariffs

Unit #2 FRQ practice questions

WED-Go over trade quizzes

Unit #2 practice multiple choice questions

THUR-Go over trade quizzes

Unit #2 practice multiple choice questions

FRI-Unit #2 problem sets are due; grade in class

Review for test on white boards

Unit #2 Test on Monday 10/17

 

Check out the AP Microeconomics videos at the top of the blog for Mr. Clifford videos on key topics in Unit 2 to help you get ready for the test.

Honors Economics Week of 10/10/16

MON-Unit #4 Test on international economics

Unit #4 vocabulary is due

Unit #4 problem set is due; we’ll grade before the test

Begin notes on personal finance

TUE-Continue notes on personal finance

Compare bank interest rates on savings and loans

Calculate mortgage costs on 15 vs. 30 years

Calculate credit card interest charges

WED-Continue notes on personal finance

Assess credit ratings and factors that contribute to them

Compare and contrast health insurance policies

THUR-Complete notes on personal finance

Practice EOC questions from units 1-4

FRI-USA Test Prep remediation assignments due by start of class

Unit #5 Test on personal finance

Unit #5 vocabulary due

Unit #5 problem set due

USA Test Prep assignments due Monday

EOC next Monday and Tuesday