AP Microeconomics Week of 7/31/17

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

Honors Government Week of 7/31/17

*Bring government books each day after receiving them.

MON-Introduce the course

Govt/Econ trivia activity

Citizenship test

Political ideology assessment

TUE-Notes on the basics of government

Read and analyze Enlightenment documents and their impact on American Government

WED-Video on the Declaration of Independence

Read the Declaration of Independence and answer questions

Notes on the Articles of Confederation and its strengths and weaknesses

THUR-Quiz on basics of government-Declaration of Independence

Notes on the Constitutional Convention

Read Article I of the Constitution and answer questions on the structure and powers of the legislative branch

FRI-Quiz on Article I of the Constitution

Read Constitution Article II and answer questions

Founding Brothers video with questions on setting up the US government under Washington