AP Microeconomics Week of 1/7/19

Here’s our Unit 3 plan we’re working from; test next Monday, January 14th.  AP ECON UNIT 3 PLANS

MON-Review key characteristics of the 4 market structures:  perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly

Draw, label, and analyze key graphs associated with the 4 market structures

Work practice multiple choice problems on the firm

TUE-Review key characteristics of the 4 market structures:  perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly

Draw, label, and analyze key graphs associated with the 4 market structures

Work practice multiple choice problems on the firm

WED-Kahoot review for test during 1/2 class

THUR-Unit 3 problem set due for Tue/Thur class; grade in class

Work practice FRQs

FRI-Unit 3 problem set due for Mon/Wed class; grade in class

Work practice FRQs

*Test #3 on Monday, January 14th

Honors Economics Week of 1/7/19

MON-Go over syllabus, introduce class

Notes over introductory economic concepts:  scarcity, factors of production, motivations for entrepreneurs, opportunity cost, rational decision making, marginal benefit and marginal cost, incentives, specialization, and voluntary exchange

Video clips to emphasize basic economic concepts

TUE-Quiz over introductory economic concepts from Monday

Notes on economic goals and economic systems

Video clips and charts/graphs/maps on economic freedom by country

WED-Quiz on economic systems

Notes on government involvement in the economy:  public and private goods, externalities, and regulation

Video clips on government’s role

Receive Unit 1 problem set; due next Monday

THUR-Quiz on government’s role in the economy

Activity on production possibilities

Notes on production possibilities curves, productivity, how investment in technology and human capital leads to economic growth

Video clip on PPCs

Practice sheets on PPCs

FRI-Quiz on PPCs

Problem sets are due on Monday

Test next Tuesday

AP Microeconomics Week of 12/17/18

Here is the unit plan we are working from; test the week we get back in January:  AP ECON UNIT 3 PLANS

*Test #3 is tentatively scheduled for Friday January 11th; Unit 3 problem set will be due the 2nd econ class you have the week we come back (Wed for that group and Thur for the other group)

MON-Review quizzes on market structures

Receive Unit 3 Problem Set

TUE-Review quizzes on market structures

Receive Unit 3 Problem Set

WED-Practice multiple choice and FRQs on Unit #3

THUR-Government mid-term for 1st Period

FRI-Government mid-term for 3rd Period

Honors Government Week of 12/17/18

Honors Government Final Exam Study Guide Fall 2018

MON-View clip of Nathan Deal’s last state of the state address and identify key issues facing Georgia

Group work on the structure and organization of state and local governments

TUE-Complete group work on the structure and organization of state and local governments

WED-Review for final exam

THUR-Final Exam; 15% of your grade

FRI-No Government on a Friday 🙁 final for 3rd and 4th Periods

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/10/18

Here’s the unit plan we’re working from for Unit #3:  AP ECON UNIT 3 PLANS

Remember also the blog contains video links on individual unit topics for unit 3.  I even moved the current unit ones to the top of the page for you.  Wasn’t that nice?  Go here:  http://www.cobblearning.net/bobbo75/ap-microeconomics-videos/

Finally, remember our online textbook which is a valuable resource:  http://www.cobblearning.net/bobbo75/ap-microeconomics-textbook-site/

MON-Notes on oligopoly market characteristics

Calculate 4 firm concentration ratio and Herfindahl index

Solve game theory problems by determining dominant strategies and Nash Equilibrium

TUE-Notes on oligopoly market characteristics

Calculate 4 firm concentration ratio and Herfindahl index

Solve game theory problems by determining dominant strategies and Nash Equilibrium

WED-Practice game theory problem

Quiz on oligopoly game theory

Graph analysis of oligopoly kinked demand curve

THUR-Practice game theory problem

Quiz on oligopoly game theory

Graph analysis of oligopoly kinked demand curve

FRI-Government Test

Honors Government Week of 12/10/18

*Exam exemption forms are due on Monday 12/10.

Our final vocabulary assignment is due on Thursday:  government unit 4 vocabulary

We will not have a test on unit #4 but questions from this week’s notes, unit 4 vocab, and activities will be on the final exam next week.

Remember our last political cartoon is due on Friday:  government-political-cartoon-fall 2018

MON-Continue viewing and analyzing presidential campaign commercials

Review election exit polling data and analyze demographic voting trends

TUE-Quiz on voting by demographic groups

Notes on political parties

Review party stances on issues

WED-Quiz on political parties

Notes on interest groups

Review websites of various interest groups

THUR-Unit 4 vocabulary assignment due

Quiz on interest groups

Notes on the media and public opinion

Review public opinion polls on various issues

FRI-Final political cartoon due

Founding Brothers video #2 with questions

AP Microeconomics Week of 12/3/18

MON-Quiz on monopoly graphs

Notes on natural monopolies and government regulation

Notes on price discriminating monopolies-different prices for different willingness to pay

Practice FRQs on monopoly

TUE-Quiz on monopoly graphs

Notes on natural monopolies and government regulation

Notes on price discriminating monopolies-different prices for different willingness to pay

Practice FRQs on monopoly

WED-Quiz on natural monopoly and price discrimination

Notes on monopolistic competition

Draw monopolistic competition graphs and analyze

THUR-Quiz on natural monopoly and price discrimination

Notes on monopolistic competition

Draw monopolistic competition graphs and analyze

FRI-Quiz on monopolistic competition

Video clips to introduce oligopoly