Honors Government Week of 8/28/17

MON-Review for test with court cases and key concepts of the law

TUE-Test #2 on the judicial branch and civil liberties

Vocabulary and court cases due

Write mock laws for mock Congress

WED-Assign mock laws to committee and debate/vote

Debate bills that passed committee on the full House floor

Notes on Congress

THUR-Continue notes on Congress

Go through how a bill becomes a law:  video clips with questions

FRI-Political cartoon due

Continue notes on Congress

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/28/17

MON-Quiz on demand

Notes on supply

Video clips on supply

Practice plotting supply curves, movements, and shifts and applying determinants of supply

TUE-Quiz on demand

Notes on supply

Video clips on supply

Practice plotting supply curves, movements, and shifts and applying determinants of supply

WED-Quiz on supply

Notes on equilibrium of supply and demand

Video clips on equilibrium of supply and demand

Practice plotting equilibrium and shifts of supply and demand and effects on equilibrium

THUR-Quiz on supply

Notes on equilibrium of supply and demand

Video clips on equilibrium of supply and demand

Practice plotting equilibrium and shifts of supply and demand and effects on equilibrium

FRI-Quiz on equilibrium of supply and demand

Notes on government price controls (ceilings and floors)

 

Honors Government Week of 8/21/17

MON-Work on Supreme Court cases in lab for 1/2 of class

Continue notes on civil liberties

TUE-Work on Supreme Court cases in lab for 1/2 of class

Continue notes on civil liberties

WED-Continue work on Supreme Court cases

THUR-Begin presentation of Supreme Court cases

FRI-Political cartoon #3 due

Continue court presentations

Test on Unit #2 on the judicial branch and civil liberties next Monday 8/28

Unit #2 vocabulary and case summaries due next Monday 8/28

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/21/17

MON-Go over trade/absolute/comparative advantage quizzes

Practice FRQs for Unit #1

Review key Unit #1 topics including video clips and economic scenarios

TUE-Go over trade/absolute/comparative advantage quizzes

Practice FRQs for Unit #1

Review key Unit #1 topics including video clips and economic scenarios

WED-Unit #1 Test for all students

Unit #1 graph assignment is due for everyone; it’s on this blog under AP Microeconomics documents

THUR-Notes on markets and demand

Worksheet on plotting demand curves and interpreting movements and shifts

Video clips on demand

FRI-Notes on markets and demand

Worksheet on plotting demand curves and interpreting movements and shifts

Video clips on demand

Honors Government Week of 8/14/17

MON-Notes on the judicial system and civil liberties

Group summaries of key US Supreme Court decisions

Assign Supreme Court cases

TUE-Continue notes on civil liberties

Video clips about key US Supreme Court cases

WED-Research Supreme Court cases 1/2 of the class

Continue civil liberties notes

THUR-Research Supreme Court cases 1/2 of the class

Continue civil liberties notes

FRI-Research Supreme Court cases 1/2 of the class

Continue civil liberties notes

Political Cartoon #2 due

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/14/17

Quiz on Naked Economics, Chapter 2 (Incentives Matter) on Wed 8/16 and 8/17

Quiz on Naked Economics, Chapter 6, (Productivity and Human Capital) on Fri 8/18

You can use handwritten notes on these reading quizzes, nothing that’s printed out and not the book.

MON-Continue notes on absolute and comparative advantage

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

Unit 1 problem sets will be given out in class; due Friday

TUE-Continue notes on absolute and comparative advantage

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

Unit 1 problem sets will be given out in class; due Friday

WED-Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage and trade

Naked Economics quiz on Chapter 2 (Incentives Matter)

THUR-Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage and trade

Naked Economics quiz on Chapter 2 (Incentives Matter)

FRI-Unit #1 Problem set is due, we will grade in class; not accepted late

Quiz on Naked Economics Chapter 6 (Productivity and Human Capital)

 

Unit #1 Test Wednesday August 23rd for both groups

Unit #1 Graphs due Wednesday August 23rd for both groups

 

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 8/7/2017

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 next week:  Quiz on absolute and comparative advantage

 

Honors Government Week of 8/7/2017

MON-Quiz on Constitution Article I

Continue notes on the Constitution

Read Constitution Article II and answer questions

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

TUE-Quiz on Constitution Article II

Continue notes on the Constitution

Read Constitution Articles III-VII and answer questions

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

WED-Quiz on Constitution Articles III-VII

Constitution scavenger hunt

Illustrate the Bill of Rights

THUR-Quiz on the Bill of Rights

Notes on federalism

FRI-Political Cartoon #1 due

Unit #1 vocab due

Unit #1 Test on intro to government-Constitution and Bill of Rights