Hon. World History WWII plans, Dec. 1-11

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on November 29, 2017

Friday Dec. 1 Bring your text book

LG: Demonstrate your understanding of WWI events.

  1. Turn in WWI packet completed
  2. WWI assessment
  3. Map of WWII, begin
  4. Between the wars notes
  5. Begin film The Century Evil Rising answer all questions

Monday Dec. 4

LG: Learn about the beginnings of WWII.

  1. Notes WWII setting the Stage and how and why did fascist rise to power
  2. The Faces of Totalitarianism sheet
  3. Centerville, and USA answer questions in packet
  4. Map of WWII

Tuesday Dec. 5 Bring your text book

LG: Learn about the beginnings of WWII.

  1. Notes on the Path to WWII and the Axis Aggression
  2. Read Hitler Comes to Power and the Nazi Olympics
  3. Complete map
  4. HW-Read London Goes to War, 1939 and answer questions

Wednesday Dec. 6

LG: Learn about WWII.

  1. Japanese Internment Camps Activity and questions
  2. notes on Axis powers on the attack, Allied Advance and End of War
  3. Atomic Bomb ppt. and video

Thursday Dec. 7

LG: Learn about the Aftermath of War and the Holocaust.

  1. notes on Aftermath of War and the steps to genocide.
  2. Hitler kids video
  3. I never Saw Another Butterfly Activity

Friday Dec. 8

LG: Learn about Holocaust.

  1. Reading Quiz over Ch. 32 WWII
  2. Share butterfly projects
  3. Complete film The Century Evil Rising answer all questions

Monday Dec. 11

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of WWII.

  1. Turn in WWII packet
  2. WWII Assessment
  3. Begin Globalization

Hon. Econ. Unit 5 Dec. 1-Dec. 7

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on November 29, 2017

Continue preparation on your own for EOC on Dec. 6-7 by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as grades.

https://www.usatestprep.com/member-login?logout=1

StudyGuide:

Milestones_StudyGuide_Economics_11-16-ymxtob

Another great practice site for Econ EOC:

https://www.quia.com/quiz/678432.html

Friday Dec. 1

LG: Apply rational decision making to personal spending and saving choices.

1.     Touchstone Quiz on Fundamentals

2. positive and negative incentives discussion and activity

3.     Use rational decision making model to select one option over another activity

4.     Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes Financial Institutions Chart-15qbbzc

5.     Explain reasons for the spread between interest charged and interest earned.

6.     Examples of the direct relationship between risk and return.

7.     Evaluate a variety of savings and investment options; include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Monday Dec. 4

LG: Explain that banks and other financial institutions are businesses that channel funds from savers to investors.

1.   Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes

2.   Examples of who benefits and who loses from inflation.

3.     Define progressive, regressive, and proportional taxes.

4.     Explain how an increase in sales tax affects different income groups.

5.     List factors that affect credit worthiness.

6.     Show credit reports sites and examples

7.     Compare interest rates on loans and credit cards from different institutions.

 

Tuesday Dec. 5

LG: Describe how insurance and other risk-management strategies protect against financial loss and how the earnings of workers are determined in the marketplace.

 

1.     Explain the difference between simple and compound interest rates

2.     List various types of insurance such as automobile, health, life, disability, and property. Insurance Activity-2l7tdes  ***Explain the costs and benefits associated with different types of insurance; include deductibles, premiums, shared liability, and asset protection.

4.     Identify skills that are required to be successful in the workplace.

5.     Explain the significance of investment in education, training, and skill development.

6.     Discuss what makes people successful and what people need in order to be successful

 

Wednesday Dec.6

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Econ. Concepts.

1.    Econ EOC

 

Thursday Dec.7

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Econ. Concepts.

1.    Econ EOC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honors World History Weeks of Nov. 16-17 and Nov. 27-Dec. 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on November 15, 2017

**Study help WWI World War I Trivia-1dy68k7

Thursday Nov. 16 

LG: Learn about the conditions that lead up to WWI.

  1. Murder Mystery: Who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand? role paly
  2. Notes on the beginning of WWI
  3. Video The Great War

Friday Nov. 17

LG: Learn about the underlying causes of WWI.

  1. Power point :underlying causes of WWI
  2. Read about the Schlieffen Plan
  3. WWI propaganda activity

Monday Nov. 27

LG:Learn about the turning point in WWI.

  1. Notes on the turning point
  2. Answer questions on the opposing sides
  3. WWI Battles
  4. Zimmerman Telegram questions for Homework

Tuesday Nov. 28

LG: Learn about the end of WWI and its after effects.

  1. Notes on end of WWI and a flawed peace
  2. WWI: Over the top article and questions
  3. begin IDM on the Treaty of Versailles

Wednesday Nov. 29

LG: What happened between WWI and WWII?

  1. Between the wars ppt.
  2. Complete IDM on the Treaty of Versailles
  3. WWI Peace Settlements for Homework

Thursday Nov. 30  You need your textbook!

LG: Learn about Postwar uncertainty and pre WWII.

  1. Postwar Uncertainty: Science and Art
  2. Setting the Stage for WWII

Friday Dec. 1

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of WWI.

  1. Turn in WWI packet
  2. WWI assessment
  3. Begin notes on WWII if time

Honors Econ. Unit 4 Plans Weeks of Nov. 15-17 and Nov. 27-30.

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in AP Human, Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on November 14, 2017

Begin preparation for EOC on Dec. 6&7  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as grades.

https://www.usatestprep.com/member-login?logout=1

Milestones_StudyGuide_Economics_11-16-ymxtob

**Assignments on USA Test Prep due by Dec. 4, do on your own time!**

 

Wednesday Nov.15

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

  1. Intro to International Trade Power Point and Videos/Notes
  2. PPT/Activity absolute advantage and comparative advantage

 

Thursday Nov. 16

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

  1. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  2. Activity- Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage or Balance of Trade vs. Balance of Payments

 

Friday Nov. 17  D Lunch today!

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

 

  1. Practice EOC
  2. Inquiry Design Model Activity NewYork_12_Free_Trade for students-2nqv709

 

Monday Nov. 27

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

  1. NE Quiz Ch. 10
  2. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  3. Power Point notes on balance of payment and trade
  4. Define trade barriers
  5. Identify costs and benefits of trade barriers

 

Tuesday Nov. 28

LG: Explain the effects of tariffs, quotas, embargoes, and subsidies on international trade, give reasons why nations impose trade barriers and restrictions on trade, cite examples of modern-day trade barriers and restrictions, explain the short and long-term advantages and disadvantages of erecting trade barriers and restrictions, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to trade barriers and restrictions, explain the reasons why nations create trading blocs such as the EU and NAFTA, and give general arguments for and against free trade.

  1. Quiz Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  2. Evaluate arguments for and against free trade
  3. Power Point notes/videos on Exchange Rates

 

Wednesday Nov. 29

LG: Explain the effects of tariffs, quotas, embargoes, and subsidies on international trade, give reasons why nations impose trade barriers and restrictions on trade, cite examples of modern-day trade barriers and restrictions, explain the short and long-term advantages and disadvantages of erecting trade barriers and restrictions, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to trade barriers and restrictions, explain the reasons why nations create trading blocs such as the EU and NAFTA, and give general arguments for and against free trade.

 

  1. Quiz Exchange Rates
  2. Unit 4 Problem Set

 

Thursday Nov. 30

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 Problem set
  2. Unit 4 Assessment

Educational Summer Travel Tours Information

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in AP Human | Posted on November 2, 2017

We are planning a series of Summer Travel tours.

***All Italy travelers and  anyone still interested in the Italy trip, Gelato social after school Wednesday Nov. 8 , 3:35-4:15.***

 

Summer 2018 Bell ‘Italia Trip: Venice, Florence, Assisi, and Rome 9 days July 9-17 http://www.eftours.com/2045665YJ

Summer 2019 Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii trip planned, information meeting soon.

Honors World History Unit 6 Plans, November 2-3,6,8-10, 13-14

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on November 1, 2017

Review ppt. Era of Global Change and Conflict Trivia-2eqzsqb

 

Thursday Nov. 2  

LG: Learn about Imperialism and Nationalism in the world.

  1. “Close reading inventory for World History” handout and chapter 25  assigned to read, quiz next Wednesday
  2. Notes on the Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Nationalism
  3. Read articles on the handout entitled “Conditions in the Factories: Women and Children” and answer the questions
  4. Read “Child Labor Today: Ali’s Story” answer questions
  5. Read fact sheet on Industrial Revolution

Friday Nov. 3

LG: Learn about Nationalism in the world.

  1. Read about nationalism in “Understanding Nationalism…and State, Nation, Nation-State
  2. Nationalism: Current Event Assignment, go to Learning Commons to complete assignment
  3. Finish any of work from yesterday that you did not complete.

Monday Nov. 6   Bring your textbooks today!

LG: Learn about Nationalism in the world, begin learning about Imperialism.

  1. Complete the unification of Italy and Germany pages in your packet using your text book
  2. Intro Imperialism with a few clips from Avatar, answer the questions on that page of your packet
  3. Break into Imperialism groups and begin your projects.

Tuesday Nov. 7 Student Holiday!

Wednesday Nov. 8 Bring your textbooks today!

LG: Learn about Imperialism.

  1. Reading quiz on ch. 25 “The Industrial Revolution”, begin Ch. 27 on Imperialism Quiz Monday
  2. Complete Imperialism projects
  3. take notes on all the other projects in a gallery walk

Thursday Nov. 9

LG: Learn about Imperialism.

  1. Imperialism project presentations
  2. Imperialism maps
  3. Take ppt notes on Imperialism around the world

Friday Nov. 10 Bring your textbook today!

LG: Learn about Imperialism.

  1. Take ppt notes on Imperialism around the world
  2. Using computers, complete the handout in your packet on inventors, “What a Bright Idea!”
  3. Complete Inventor Tombstone Assignment

Monday Nov. 13

LG: Learn about Imperialism, Capitalism and Socialism.

  1. Reading quiz on ch. 27 “The Age of Imperialism”
  2. Share tombstones
  3. Complete ppt notes on Imperialism
  4. Take notes on the differences between Capitalism and Socialism
  5. Using your textbook complete the “isms” handout in your packet

Tuesday Nov. 14

LG: Get a better understanding of Karl Marx and the Communist Manifesto.

  1. Read about Karl Marx and the Communist Manifesto in your packet, answer all questions
  2. Wrap up unit and review for test tomorrow

Wednesday Nov. 15

Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 6 information.

  1. Turn in unit packet
  2. Unit 6 assessment

Honors Economics Oct. 27-Nov. 10

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in AP Human, Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on October 26, 2017

Unit 3 Video

http://www.econedlink.org/virtual-economics/?topic=Fundamental+Economics

Fiscal Policy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qhJPqyJRo8&list=PLZK5AkRL8ITsA6rJ-1Th6BieCCRwuxbY8

Inflation

www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8-85cZRI9o

Unemployment

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHwYX_j3zuc

GDP

www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8uTB5XorBw

Cars clip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYFYla1H7KE

Back to the Future clip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GTgniuxA50

Hon. Econ. Unit 3 Lesson Plans

Friday October 27

LG: Define Gross Domestic Product (GDP), economic growth, unemployment, Consumer Price Index (CPI), inflation, stagflation, and aggregate supply and aggregate demand. Define the stages of the business cycle, include peak, contraction, trough, recovery, expansion, as well as recession and depression.

  1. PowerPoint videos/notes on GDP
  2. GDP practice

Monday October 30

LG: Explain how economic growth, inflation, and unemployment are placed within the business cycle.

  1. Quiz GDP
  2. PowerPoint notes/ videos on Business cycle
  3. Business Cycle Activity

Tuesday October 31  Happy Halloween!

LG: Explain how economic growth, inflation, and unemployment are calculated.

  1. Naked Economics Quiz Ch. 5
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on Unemployment
  3. Consumer Price Index Activity

Wednesday November 1

LG: Explain inflation and its effect on different groups within the economy.

  1. Quiz Unemployment
  2. PowerPoint notes/ videos  inflation
  3. Unemployment Role Play Assignment due Friday

Thursday November 2 Bring your textbook.

LG: Learn about taxes and government spending.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos taxes and govt. spending
  2. Consumer Price Index Activity, complete if needed
  3. Interview a tax activity
  4. Role Play Assignment time to work

Friday November 3

LG: Explain the types of unemployment.

  1. Quiz inflation
  2. Unemployment Role Play Assignment presentations
  3. Present interview a tax

Monday November 6

LG: Explain how the government controls money through the Federal Reserve.

  1. Quiz Govt. Taxes and Spending
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos Federal Reserve FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015-1s09ta9

Tuesday November 7

Student Holiday!

Wednesday November 8

LG: Federal Reserve policies.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos Federal Reserve FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015-1s09ta9

Thursday November 9

LG: Define fiscal policy.  Illustrate the means by which economic activity is measured.

  1. Naked Economics Ch. 9  Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on fiscal policy, with flow chart
  3. Discussion on National debt and deficits, look at debt clock

Friday November 10

LG: Define monetary policy. Illustrate the means by which economic activity is measured.

  1. Quiz fiscal policy
  2. C Lunch Quiz on Micro in 208 lab
  3. PowerPoint notes/videos on monetary policy
  4. Activity- Flow chart of effects of Federal Reserve Monetary Policy
  5. Problem Set, due tomorrow

Monday November 13

LG: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Macroeconomics.

  1. Wrap up any questions
  2. Grade Problem Set
  3. Complete vocabulary

Tuesday November 14

LG: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Macroeconomics.

  1. turn in problem set
  2. turn in vocabulary
  3. Unit 3 Assessment

 

Honors World History Weeks of Oct.19-20, 23-27, 30-Nov. 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on October 18, 2017

Review help, remember to study your notes! From discovery of New World to Napoleon, and revolutions in Mexico, Haiti and Brazil as well as U.S. and France!

Renaissance Trivia-21oh8re – Scientific Rev. at end of this ppt.

Absolutism Trivia-v9r4am

French Revolution review power point-1rhn164

French Revolution Trivia-1bkcj0z

 

Thursday Oct. 19

LG: Learn about the Explorers to the New World.

  1. Notes on explorers and their discoveries.
  2. Look at and discuss the Exploration and Discovery Timeline
  3. Read about Christopher Columbus’s Life and complete the “Was Christopher Columbus a Successor Failure?” Activity
  4. Read “The Great Disease Migration”  and answer questions

Friday Oct. 20

LG: Have a greater understanding of the New World and how much it cost to get there.

  1. Complete world map to show Slade Trade
  2. Read about “Life at Sea: Sores, Scabs, and Scurvy” and answer the questions
  3. View Guns, Germs and Steel pt. 2 and answer questions

Monday Oct. 23   Bring Textbook today!

LG: Learn about the Scientific Revolution and the French Revolution

  1. Quiz Incantation Section 3
  2. Take notes on Scientific Revolution, then use book to complete the chart on the scientists.
  3. Take notes on the French Revolution( Old Regime) and Phase 2
  4. Watch the beginning of the History Channel: The French Revolution, answer questions as you watch

Tuesday Oct. 24

LG: Learn about the French Revolution and the rise of Napoleon.

  1. Notes on Phase 3 of French Revolution
  2. The French Revolution Timeline
  3. Notes on the rise of Napoleon
  4. Complete the History Channel: The French Revolution, answer questions as you watch

Wednesday Oct. 25   Bring Textbook today!

LG: Look at and compare various revolutions around the world.

  1. Complete a revolutions comparison chart.
  2. Compare and contrast the French Rev. to the American Rev.

Thursday Oct. 26  Bring Textbook today!

LG:Learn about Absolutism.

  1. Notes on Absolutism
  2. Use textbook to complete “Philosophers of the Enlightenment activity

Friday Oct. 27  Bring Textbook today!

LG: .

  1. Quiz Incantation Section 4
  2. Complete notes on Absolutism
  3. Read ” The Ideology of Absolutism: Divine Right of Kings” and answer questions

Monday Oct. 30 Bring Textbook today!

LG: Review material for unit test.

  1. Create Tudors and Stuarts and Hanoverians Family Tree
  2. “Interpreting a Historical Family Tree: Tudors and Stuarts and Hanoverians” activity
  3. Review and wrap of unit 5

Tuesday Oct. 31    Happy Halloween!  Bring Textbook if you need to complete any book questions.

LG: Understand and demonstrate knowledge of the Columbian Exchange and how it opened up food options around the world.

  1. Come to class with a recipe from one of the countries we have studied this semester. The recipe needs to have all the ingredients  labeled Old World or New World and what country the item originated in. For bonus points, prepare the recipe at home and bring enough for the whole class to have a taste of your recipe. Be sure to bring something to serve with and put your recipe on (plate, Dixie cup, etc.), as well as utensils to eat it with.
  2. Review and wrap of unit 5

Wednesday Nov. 1

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of Unit 5 material.

  1. Turn in your packet.
  2. Test Unit 5

Honors Economics Weeks of October 9-13,16-20, 23-26

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon Gov/Econ Materials | Posted on October 5, 2017

Monday Oct. 9

LG: To be able to explain how specialization and voluntary exchange are beneficial to individuals, businesses, and countries. To be able to describe how government plays a role in the economy even when the economy leans toward a market system.

  1. PPT Notes Quiz 3
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on Goods, Market Failure, and Role of Government Lecture 4, Role of Government-2cfmsb7
  3. Pass out Unit 1 Problem Set, check for accuracy tomorrow in class

 

Tuesday Oct. 10

LG: To review Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Ch 2 Naked Economics quiz
  2. Unit 1 Problems Set, checking in class for accuracy
  3. Complete and review vocabulary

HW: Study for test

 

Wednesday Oct. 11

LG: To assess understanding of Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Unit 1 Test
  2. Receive Unit 2 Vocabulary

 

Thursday Oct. 12  **Early Release Day **

  1. Pretest on the computers, with iRespond app

 

Friday Oct. 13  ***Bring Textbook***

LG: Describe how each sector of the economy (households, businesses, and government) interacts with one another in markets. They will explain how each sector is both consumer and producer in order to create a circular flow of goods and services.

  1. Read pp. 40-44 in text book and answer questions 1-5 on p, 44
  2. Draw out circular flow chart label and color, activity
  3. Complete Vocabulary for Unit 2 Microeconomics

 

Monday Oct. 16

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. They will be able to explain the slope of the demand and supply curves using the laws of demand and supply.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos- money, circular flow
  2. Quiz over money and circular flow
  3. PowerPoint notes and Videos- Demand
  4. Demand Activity

 

Tuesday Oct. 17

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. They will be able to explain the slope of the demand and supply curves using the laws of demand and supply. Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1. Ch. 6 Naked Economics Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand
  3. Buyers and sellers of a commodity activity, if time

 

Wednesday Oct. 18

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves, tell how price floors and price ceilings are established and their effects on markets, explain how price acts as a market incentive, and explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price.

  1. Quiz over demand
  2. PowerPoint notes/video-Supply
  3. Market Game Activity

 

Thursday Oct. 19

LG: Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1. Quiz on Supply
  2. notes on Equilibrium
  3. Graphing activity
  4. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures   

Friday Oct. 20

LG: Explain how the Law of Demand, the Law of Supply, prices, and profits work to determine production and distribution in a market economy.

  1. Equilibrium Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Surplus and Market Structures
  3. Check Equilibrium Activity  

 

Monday Oct. 23

LG: Explain how the Law of Demand, the Law of Supply, prices, and profits work to determine production and distribution in a market economy.

  1. Market Structures Quiz
  2. complete PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Elasticity
  4. Elasticity Activity, if time

 

Tuesday Oct. 24

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves, tell how price floors and price ceilings are established and their effects on markets, explain how price acts as a market incentive, and explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price.

  1.  Quiz Naked Economics
  2. Quiz Elasticity/Market Structures
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Business Organizations
  4. Complete a chart on Bus. Org.
  5. Receive Problem Set, check at beginning of class tomorrow

 

Wednesday Oct. 25

LG: Explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price, compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorship, partnerships, and corporations as forms of business organization, describe entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in a market economy including the roles, significance, and effects, describe the characteristics of different market structures including monopolies, oligopolies, monopolistic competition, and pure (perfect competition).

  1. Check Problem Set
  2. Learning Commons, for USATest Prep for Micro Test

 

Thursday Oct. 26

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Microeconomics.

  1. turn in vocabulary and problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment

 

 

 

Honors Economics Week of Oct. 2-6

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 22, 2017

Monday Oct. 2

LG: Become familiar with Economics definition.

  1. Defining economics activity
  2. Discuss words and phrases
  3. Life Map Activity
  4. Homework:   Respond to the following questions:Drawing on your new knowledge of the definition of economics and our class discussion, answer the following questions for homework:
    • 1. Name four things you know about economics.
    • 2. How does economics relate to your life? How does it affect your family?
    • 3. What role do you play in the economy? What role does your family play?
    • 4. How does the economy affect your neighborhood?
  5. Summary Time

Tuesday Oct. 3

LG: Explain why limited productive resources and unlimited wants result in scarcity, opportunity costs, and tradeoffs for individuals, businesses, and governments.

  1. Life Maps- share
  2. Turn in homework questions
  3. Discuss def. of capitalism vs. democracy
  4. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning
  5. Scarcity activity

Wednesday Oct. 4

LG: Compare and contrast different economic systems and explain how they answer the three basic economic questions of what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce.

  1. Quiz over lecture 1 tomorrow
  2. Complete ppt #1
  3. Review key concepts- Production Resources and Resource Allocation Activity
  4. Four Corners Activity- Opportunity Costs
  5. PowerPoint notes : Economic Systems

Thursday Oct. 5

LG: Describe the roles of government in a market economy.

  1. Quiz Standard 1
  2. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems

Friday Oct. 6

LG: To be able to use economic models like production possibilities curves, marginal cost/marginal benefit tables, and production graphs to identify trade-offs, opportunity cost, and rational decision making criteria.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos on production possibilities
  2. Production possibilities activities
  3. Summary time

 

 

 

 

 

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