1st and 2nd Period Senior Finals conflict for those taking the AP Microeconomics Exam May 17th

As you know, 1st and 2nd period senior finals are being given on Friday May 17th at the same time as our AP Microeconomics exam.  Those registered will take the AP Microeconomics exam at 8 AM as scheduled.  To resolve this conflict with your 1st and 2nd period senior finals, please see below for instructions and the link for scheduling a time to take your senior final exams.  The responsibility is on you.

  • If you have AP Government/AP Econ class 1st period, you will take your AP Econ final in class on May 10th and your AP Govt final in class on May 13th.  When filling out the form below for when you’ll take your 1st period exam, you can choose “I have made alternative arrangements with my 1st period teacher.”  (If you are taking another AP Exam on the 10th or 13th see me or Coach Gross to schedule the make up of your 1st period exam.)  In filling out the form for your 2nd period exam, select the option that works for you.
  • If you have AP Government/AP Econ class 3rd period, you will take your AP Econ final in class on May 10th and your AP Govt final in class on May 13th.  (If you are taking another AP Exam on the 10th or 13th see me or Coach Gross to schedule the make up of your 1st period exam.)  To make up your 1st and 2nd period senior finals you will miss during the AP Microeconomics exam, you will need to select one of the choices on the form below for 1st and 2nd period.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-x3OL5-ROEmquMR_D8kYLTi6telNZOFBlIP17XasVg1UNlpUVVBXSktTVjhaNlo3NDFHQ1ZUNUhNWC4u

AP Microeconomics Week of 4/29/19

*USA Test Prep assignments are due at the start of class Tuesday

MON-Review fundamentals and microeconomics for EOC

Compare and contrast business organizations:  sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations

Here’s the state study guide for the EOC:  Economics_Study_Guide

Here are the economic standards covered on the EOC:  Social-Studies-Economics-Georgia-Standards

TUE-EOC day 1

Practice calculations over AP Micro concepts

WED-EOC day 2

Practice calculations over AP Micro concepts

THUR-Practice drawing key AP Micro graphs

FRQ practice for AP exam

FRI-Practice drawing key AP Micro graphs

FRQ practice for AP exam

Honors Government Week of 4/29/19

MON-Mock House of Representatives

Write bills, assign to committee

Committee hearings and votes

Floor debate and votes

TUE-Notes on the legislative branch

Video clips on how a bill becomes a law

WED-Continue notes on the legislative branch

THUR-Continue notes on the legislative branch

FRI-Political cartoons due

Unit 3 vocabulary due

Unit #3 Test

AP Microeconomics Week of 4/22/19

MON-Macro and international problem set is due

Macroeconomics and international economics Touchstone quizzes

Go over personal finance, macro, international quizzes

Get USA Test Prep assignments

TUE-Macro and international problem set is due

Macroeconomics and international economics Touchstone quizzes

Go over personal finance, macro, international quizzes

Get USA Test Prep assignments

WED-Test #6 on macro, international, and personal finance for Monday group

THUR-Test #6 on macro, international, and personal finance for Tuesday group

FRI-Government test

 

*EOC is April 30 and May 1, 1/2 of test each day

study materials are available on this blog

Honors Government Week of 4/22/19

MON-Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

Finish up preparation for Supreme Court presentations

TUE-Supreme Court presentations

WED-Finish Supreme Court presentations

Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

THUR-Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

FRI-Unit 2 vocabulary/case summaries due

Test #2 on the judicial branch, civil liberties, and civil rights

Political cartoon is due

AP Microeconomics 1st and 3rd Periods Week of 4/15/19

This week we’ll be studying the personal finance standards:  SSEPF1-SSEPF5 from the link below.  Begin reviewing the other units in preparation for your EOC the first week of May.

https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Documents/Social-Studies-Economics-Georgia-Standards.pdf

The state also provides an EOC study guide at the link below.

https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/cobblearning.net/dist/6/2968/files/2015/09/Economics_Study_Guide_10.3.18-2ln4onb.pdf

MON-Notes on personal finance economics:  rational decision making, making a budget, comparing financial institutions, analyzing the relationship between risk and return, and comparing and contrasting investment options

Video clips on budgeting, banks and credit unions, and risk and return of investments

TUE-Notes on personal finance economics:  rational decision making, making a budget, comparing financial institutions, analyzing the relationship between risk and return, and comparing and contrasting investment options

Video clips on budgeting, banks and credit unions, and risk and return of investments

WED-Notes on personal finance economics:  impact of taxes on consumers, the costs and benefits of using credit, comparing different credit card and borrowing options, and analyzing the costs and benefits of a variety of types of insurance, and identifying skills to be successful in the workplace

Video clips on credit cards and insurance

Graphic organizer on business organizations

THUR-Notes on personal finance economics:  impact of taxes on consumers, the costs and benefits of using credit, comparing different credit card and borrowing options, and analyzing the costs and benefits of a variety of types of insurance, and identifying skills to be successful in the workplace

Video clips on credit cards and insurance

Graphic organizer on business organizations

FRI-Touchstone quiz over personal finance (fancy name for multiple choice quiz on computer)

Chapter 7 quiz on Naked Economics

 

*Next Mon/Tue we will take a Touchstone quiz over both macroeconomics and international economics

*Next Wed/Thur we will take our Unit #6 test on macroeconomics, international, and personal finance

 

 

Honors Government 2nd Period Week of 4/15/19

This week and for the next 3 weeks after that we’ll turn in a political cartoon assignment.  The form you will fill out for each cartoon is below.

government-political-cartoon-spring 2019

This week we’ll start working in Unit 2 which will combine the judicial branch, civil rights, and civil liberties.  Note on the vocab that you will also have a number of Supreme Court cases to summarize.

government unit 2 vocabulary

We will also begin working on our Supreme Court project this week.  Here’s the rubric.  Supreme Court rubric

MON-Complete audio clips and discussion of Morse v. Frederick case

Notes on the court system

Assign Supreme Court projects, begin research

TUE-Notes on the Court system for 1/2 of class

Research court cases for the other 1/2

WED-Notes on the Court system for 1/2 of class

Research court cases for the other 1/2

THUR-Notes on civil right and civil liberties

Research court cases for the other 1/2

FRI-Political cartoon #1 due

Begin presenting court cases if ready

Notes on civil right and civil liberties