Hon. Econ. Unit 4 Plans

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 27, 2017

Begin preparation for EOC on March 20-21 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

 

Tuesday Feb. 28

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

 

Wednesday Mar. 1

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

 

Thursday Mar. 2

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. Public Service Announcement Activity, present March 6 and 7
  2. Tipping Point Ch.5/6
  3. Video- International Trade

 

Friday March 3

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. Quiz Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  2. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations, if needed
  3. Power Point notes on balance of payment and trade
  4. Define trade barriers
  5. Identify costs and benefits of trade barriers
  6. List specific examples of trade barriers in U.S. history
  7. Public Service Announcement Activity present Mar. 6-7

 

Monday Mar. 6

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. Present Public Service Announcements
  2. Evaluate arguments for and against free trade
  3. Power Point notes/videos on Exchange Rates
  4. Trip planning activity, if time

 

Tuesday Mar. 7

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. Complete trip planning activity
  3. Unit 4 Problem Set

 

Wednesday Mar. 8

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

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

Educational Summer Travel Tours, Trip Information

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Educational Spring Break /Summer Tours Trip Information | Posted on February 15, 2017

We are planning a series of Summer Travel tours.

 

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

French II Week of Feb. 27-March 10

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in French II | Posted on February 15, 2017

Monday Feb. 27

LG: Learn about Mardi Gras/Carnival.

  1. Review clothing and seasons.
  2. Learn Mardi Graas Vocabulary, and meaning behind the holiday
  3. Go to lab 304 and work on Mardi Gras research.

Tuesday Feb. 28

LG: Learn about Mardi Gras/Carnival in various countries.

  1. Each group will present information they learned about Mardi Gras, and share a dish from their. chosen area if they want.
  2. Locate and mark the world map with each of the countries students researched for Mardi Gras.
  3. Play “Guess the Gras” Charades. Clues will be given in French and the students will guess what country the clue is from.

Wednesday March 1

LG: Learn about various French Impressionists.

  1. Share Impressionists presentations.

Thursday March 2

LG: Learn about various French Impressionists.

  1. Share Impressionists presentations.

Friday March 3

LG: Learn how to use reflexive verbs, and about routines and daily life vocabulary.

  1. Review Impressionists paintings for Tuesday’s quiz
  2. Learn about reflexive verbs
  3. introduce daily/routine vocabulary
  4. practice questions

Monday and Tuesday March 6&7

LG: Learn words for French body parts.

  1. Review Impressionists paintings for Wednesday’s test
  2. Review terms and concepts for Loisirs Culturelle test Wednesday

Wednesday March 8

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Loisirs Culturelle.

  1. Review Impressionists paintings
  2. Test Loisirs Culturelle
  3. work on body parts/daily routine vocabulary

Thursday March 9

LG: Learn and practice reflexive verbs.

  1. Learn about reflexive verbs
  2. introduce daily/routine vocabulary
  3. practice questions
  4. Apply knowledge of verbs to daily routines

Friday March 10

LG:Learn and practice passe compose.

  1. Learn how to conjugate  passe compose verbs
  2. practice pronouncing the passe compose verbs
  3. practice using passe compose verbs in sentences
  4. Apply knowledge of verbs to daily routines

Monday March 13

LG: Learn what future proche tense is and when to use it.

  1. Learn how to conjugate  future proche verbs
  2. practice pronouncing the future proche verbs
  3. practice using future proche verbs in sentences
  4. Apply knowledge of verbs to daily routines

Econ. Videos

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 10, 2017

Unit 3 Videos

Problem Set video link: 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

 

Business Cycles

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XpXsC-yNHI

 

Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve

French II Week of Feb. 13-17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in French II | Posted on February 10, 2017

Monday Feb. 13

LG: Learn about French culture and an impressionist artist.

  1. Turn in les loisirs culturels en France reading  passages and questions
  2. Choose impressionist for Virtual Museum Projects
  3. Go to lab to work on Virtual Museum Project

Tuesday Feb. 14

Joyeuse Saint Valentin !

LG: Learn words for Valentine’s Day and learn about impressionist artist.

  1. Valentine’s vocabulary
  2. Go to lab to work on Virtual Museum Project

Wednesday Feb. 15

LG: Review seasons and learn about impressionist artist.

  1. Names for clothes ch. 6 in textbook
  2. Clothing to wear in each season
  3. Go to lab to work on Virtual Museum Project

Thursday Feb. 16

LG: Learn about clothing in context to the weather and impressionist artist.

  1. Clothing to wear in different weather situations
  2. Go to lab to complete Virtual Museum Project, due tomorrow

Friday Feb. 17

LG: Learn about French impressionists and their work from your peers.

  1. Virtual Museum Project Presentations

Happy Winter Break!!!!!

French II Week of Feb. 6-10

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in French II | Posted on February 3, 2017

Monday February 6

LG: Review vocabulary for food and drinks, and study French leisure time.

  1. Review French food vocabulary
  2. Review Solar System, test Friday
  3. Share 5 movie facts and guess which movie it is
  4. Go over Loisirs packet

Tuesday February 7

LG: Learn about French leisure time. Learn verbs savoir and connaitre.

  1. Review Solar System and geography, test Friday
  2. Loisirs Culturels activities, the verbs savoir and connaitre
  3. Les pronoms- me,te,nous, vous- telling who does what for whom

Wednesday February 8

LG: Learn about French leisure time. Learn pronouns me,te, nous and vous.

  1. Review francophone maps information, test Friday
  2. Les pronoms- me,te,nous, vous- telling who does what for whom
  3. Conversion skits -On va au cinema?
  4. answer questions about the conversations

Thursday February 9

LG: Learn about French leisure time. Learn pronouns le, la, les.

  1. Review geography and solar system
  2. Les promoms- le,la, les- referring to people and things already mentioned
  3. Present skits- On va au cinema?
  4. Go over questions from yesterday

Friday February 10

LG: Learn about French leisure time. Check knowledge of French reading skills.

  1. Review geography/solar system information
  2. Geography of world and Solar system assessment
  3. Learn about les loisirs culturels en France by reading some passages in French and answering the questions

Honors Economics Unit 3 Plans Feb. 6-17, 27

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 2, 2017

Unit 2 Test Corrections- Wednesday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, or minimum day students- 4th period Wed-Fri.

Problem Set Unit 3 ECONOMICS UNIT3 Problem set new-1t5ngi5

Hon. Econ. Unit 3 Lesson Plans

Monday Feb. 6

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

 

Tuesday Feb. 7

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

  1. Quiz GDP
  2. PowerPoint notes/ videos on Business cycle
  3. Consumer Price Index Activity, if time

 

Wednesday Feb. 8

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

  1. Tipping Point quiz #3
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on Unemployment
  3. Consumer Price Index Activity

 

 

Thursday Feb. 9

LG: Explain poverty and income inequality.

  1. Quiz Unemployment
  2. Discuss Debate and pick topics, debate after winter break
  3. PowerPoint notes/ videos  inflation
  4. Unemployment Role Play Assignment due Monday

 

Friday Feb. 10

LG: Learn about taxes and government spending.

  1. Complete PowerPoint notes/videos taxes and govt. spending
  2. Consumer Price Index Activity
  3. Role Play Assignment

 

Monday Feb. 13

LG: Explain how the government uses fiscal policy to promote price stability, full employment, and economic growth.

  1. Unemployment Role Play Assignment presentations
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos Federal Reserve FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015-1s09ta9
  3. Problem set passed out, grade on Thursday

 

Tuesday Feb. 14

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

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

 

Wednesday Feb. 15

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

  1. Tipping Point Ch. 4 Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on monetary policy
  3. Activity- Flow chart of effects of Federal Reserve Monetary Policy
  4. Problem Set, due tomorrow

 

Thursday Feb. 16

LG: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Macroeconomics.

  1. Wrap up any questions
  2. Grade Problem Set

 

Friday Feb. 17

LG: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Macroeconomics.

  1. problem set
  2. Unit 3 Assessment

Monday Feb. 27

LG: Practice speaking and listening to peers.

  1. 8 minute debates
  2. Complete any Unemployment role plays, if needed
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