Honors Government Week of 11/5/18

MON-Introduce political cartoon assignment; review recent political cartoons and interpret

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Notes on civil liberties and civil rights

Video clips on key civil rights cases

TUE-No school for Election Day

WED-Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

Brief key Supreme Court cases as a group and present to the class

THUR-Case research for Supreme Court project for 1/2 of class

Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

FRI-1st political cartoon assignment is due

Case research for Supreme Court project for 1/2 of class

Continue notes on civil liberties and civil rights

Supreme Court rubric

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/29/18

MON-Notes on costs in the long run and economies of scale

Solve practice problems on long run costs

Introduce 4 market structures and complete graphic organizer comparing and contrasting them

TUE-Notes on costs in the long run and economies of scale

Solve practice problems on long run costs

Introduce 4 market structures and complete graphic organizer comparing and contrasting them

WED-Quiz on market structure characteristics

Notes on perfect competition and how to calculate revenue, cost, and profit

Practice calculating revenue, cost, and profit for a competitive firm and graphing them

THUR-Quiz on market structure characteristics

Notes on perfect competition and how to calculate revenue, cost, and profit

Practice calculating revenue, cost, and profit for a competitive firm and graphing them

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

Notes on the long run in perfect competition

 

Honors Government Week of 10/29/18

MON-Constitution Article II Quiz

Read Articles III-VII and answer questions

TUE-Constitution Article III-VII Quiz

Notes on federalism and the relationship between the states and the federal government

Bill of Rights video

Illustrate the Bill of Rights

WED-Bill of Rights Quiz

Conclude notes on federalism

THUR-Unit 1 vocabulary is due

Unit 1 Test on Foundations, the Constitution, and federalism

FRI-Listen to oral arguments of a Supreme Court case and evaluate the arguments

Assign Supreme Court case projects

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/22/18

MON-Quick review of the the production function, TP, MP, AP and graphing

Notes on costs for the firm in the short-run

Chart on calculating short-run costs and graphing them

FRQ practice on costs

TUE-Quick review of the the production function, TP, MP, AP and graphing

Notes on costs for the firm in the short-run

Chart on calculating short-run costs and graphing them

FRQ practice on costs

WED-Quiz on costs in the short-run

Notes on costs in the long run, returns to scale, and economies of scale

Practice problem on costs and returns to scale

Introduction to market structures graphic organizer

THUR-Quiz on costs in the short-run

Notes on costs in the long run, returns to scale, and economies of scale

Practice problem on costs and returns to scale

Introduction to market structures graphic organizer

FRI-Quiz on costs in the long run

Introduction to perfect competition and profit maximization

Practice Calculating profit maximizing output for a competitive firm

Honors Government Week of 10/22/18

MON-Complete notes on the different types of government

Through document analysis, analyze key ideas of limited government and the rule of law as seen in the Magna Carta, the Petition
of Right, and the English Bill of Rights.

Through document analysis, analyze the impact of the writings of Hobbes (Leviathan), Locke (Second Treatise on Government),
Rousseau (The Social Contract), and Montesquieu (The Spirit of the Laws) on our concept of government.

Video on the Declaration of Independence

Read the Declaration of Independence and answer questions

TUE-Quiz on the foundations of government, documents influencing it, and the Declaration of Independence

Note on the Articles of Confederation, its weaknesses, and how the US Constitution addressed them

Analyze debates during the drafting of the Constitution, including the Three-Fifths Compromise, the
Great Compromise, and the Commerce Clause.

Read Article I of the Constitution and answer questions

WED-Quiz on the Constitution Article I

Continue notes on the Constitution and explain the fundamental principles of the United States Constitution, including limited government,
the rule of law, federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, and popular sovereignty.

Read Article II of the Constitution and answer questions

THUR-Quiz on Article II of the Constitution

Continue notes on the Constitution and explain the key ideas in the debate over ratification made by the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists.

Read Articles III-VII of the Constitution and answer questions

FRI-Quiz on Articles III-VII of the Constitution

Constitution scavenger hunt

Test next Monday on Unit #1

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/15/18

MON-Grade problem sets in class

Work sample multiple choice questions

TUE-Grade problem sets in class

Work sample multiple choice questions

WED-Test on Unit #2:  intro to markets

THUR-Begin notes on the firm:  define profit and profit maximization

Notes on the production function, marginal product, and diminishing marginal returns

Practice problems computing production data and graphing total, marginal, and average product

FRI-Begin notes on the firm:  define profit and profit maximization

Notes on the production function, marginal product, and diminishing marginal returns

Practice problems computing production data and graphing total, marginal, and average product

Honors Economics Week of 10/15/18

*EOCs this week:  refer to study guides/aides on this blog

USA Test Prep assignments due Monday and Tuesday

MON-USA Test Prep remedial assignments due Monday by start of class

Fundamental Touchstone quiz

Review prior Touchstone quizzes

TUE-USA Test Prep domain tests and large test due by start of class

Economics EOC Day 1

WED-Economics EOC Day 2

THUR-Citizenship test/political philosophy quiz

Begin notes on Unit 1 foundations of government

FRI-Continue notes on foundations of government

Analyze key documents to the foundations of government in America

AP Microeconomics Week of 10/8/18

MON-Quiz on utility and the utility-maximizing rule

Review quizzes on taxes and international trade

Notes on income and substitution effects

FRQ practice on unit 2 concepts

TUE-Quiz on utility and the utility-maximizing rule

Review quizzes on taxes and international trade

Notes on income and substitution effects

FRQ practice on unit 2 concepts

WED-no 1st period class due to PSAT testing; 3rd only for us

Review quizzes on utility

Practice multiple choice questions on unit 2

THUR-will have a full 1st period on early release day today

Review quizzes on utility

Practice multiple choice questions on unit 2

FRI-Unit 2 FRQ quiz

Receive Unit 2 problem sets–due 1st day you have class next week

 

*Unit 2 Test tentatively scheduled for Wednesday October 17th.

Honors Economics Week of 10/8/18

MON-Touchstones quiz on international economics for review

Receive USA Test Prep assignments:  remediation assignments are due Monday October 15th; Domain quizzes and large test are due Tuesday October 16th–both by the start of your class on those days

Notes on personal finance economics on taxes and credit

Simulate the costs of credit, loans, etc.

TUE-Continue notes on personal finance economics:  insurance

Review different insurance policies and calculate the costs associated with deductibles, co-pays, out of pocket expenses, etc.

WED-PSAT Day; no class

THUR-Conclude notes on personal finance economics

FRI-Touchstones Quiz on personal finance economics

Work on your USA Test Prep assignments for HW-remediation assignments are due Monday October 15th; Domain quizzes and large test are due Tuesday October 16th–both by the start of your class on those days

 

Next week:

*USA Test Prep remediation assignments due Monday October 15th; USA Test Prep domain tests and large test due Tuesday October 16th

*Touchstones quiz Monday October 15th on fundamental economics

*EOC Tue/Wed October 16th and 17th–plenty of study material on this blog