Hon. Govt. Week of April 10-17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 31, 2017

Monday

LG: Learn about Federalism.

  1. Ch. 4 notes and discussion
  2. DBQ- Constitution
  3. Tomorrow- Quiz over the Constitution and Articles of Confederation

Tuesday

LG: Review Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Quiz over the Constitution and Articles of Confederation
  2. DBQ
  3. Review for Unit 1 Assessment

Wednesday

LG: Review Unit 1 concepts.

  1. DBQ
  2. Review for Unit 1 Assessment

 

Thursday

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of foundations of the U.S. Government.

  1. Turn in Voc. Unit 1
  2. Unit 1 Assessment
  3. Unit 2 Voc. List handed out

Friday

LG: Learn about the Congress.

  1. political cartoon due political cartoon-18208rc
  2. Work on Comparing House/Senate Sheet
  3. Complete DBQ and turn in packet- completed!
  4. Work on Unit 2 vocabulary

Monday

LG: Learn about Congress.

  1. Ch. 5 notes
  2. Ch. 6 prezi notes
  3. Work on Presidential Poster project

 

French II Week of April 10-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in French II | Posted on March 31, 2017

Monday

LG: Review passe compose and sports terms.

  1. Share sports posters and passe compose sentences.
  2. Begin vocabulary on diet

Tuesday

LG: Learn vocabulary for diet/nutrition and learn the imperatif.

  1. Diet/nutrition vocabulary practice
  2. imperatif activity

Wednesday

LG: Continue to work on diet/nutrition vocabulary and review passe compose verbs.

  1. Diet/nutrition vocabulary practice
  2. passe compose practice

Thursday

LG: Review for Unit 2 Assessment.

  1. review vocabulary and verbs for unit assessment

Friday

LG: Review for Unit 2 Assessment.

  1. review vocabulary and verbs for unit assessment

Monday

LG: Review for Unit 2 Assessment.

  1. review vocabulary and verbs for unit assessment

Tuesday

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit vocabulary and verbs.

  1. Review with a partner
  2. Unit 2 Assessment

EF Tour Trip-Spring Break 2018

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Educational Spring Break /Summer Tours Trip Information | Posted on March 29, 2017

The Spring Break of a lifetime trip is  coming! A trip to Paris and the Loire Valley known for its beautiful chateaux.

The trip is through EF( Education First) Tours. The company offers a number of payment options including payment plans. The trip deposit is due by April 28.

If you have any questions, please contact me at [email protected]

 

 

Hon. Govt. Week of March 27-31

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 24, 2017

Reminders for the week:

  1. Bring your text book to class Tuesday-Friday
  2. Vocab. quiz Ch. 1/2 Tuesday March 28
  3. Vocab. quiz Ch. 3/4 Thursday March 20
  4. Friday March 31 Quiz over Power Point notes and Political cartoon #1 due political cartoon-18208rc

Monday March 27

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Work on political cartoon assignment political cartoon-18208rc, due Friday
  2. Ch. 1 & 2 Vocabulary government-unit-1-vocabulary. Quiz tomorrow
  3. Read and analyze the Declaration of Independence

 

Tuesday March 28

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1
  2. Quiz over Vocabulary Ch. 1/2
  3. Activity- Constitution Scavenger Hunt

 

Wednesday March 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 2
  2. Quiz over Vocabulary Ch. 3, tomorrow
  3.  27 Amendments Activity

 

Thursday March 30

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Unit 1 Sections 3 and 4
  2. Ch. 3 Vocabulary quiz
  3. Share 27 Amendments

Friday March 31

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the federal system.

  1. Turn in Political Cartoon
  2. Quiz over power point notes
  3. DBQ on the Constitution

French II Week of March 27-31

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in French II | Posted on March 23, 2017

Monday March 27

LG: Present with confidence.

  1. Present doctor skits
  2. begin sports vocabulary

Tuesday March 28

LG: Learn about different sports in French.

  1. Quiz passe compose with etre verbs
  2. Work on using sports vocabulary
  3. practice passe compose verbs

Wednesday March 29 

LG: Learn about different sports in French.

  1. Work on using sports vocabulary
  2. practice passe compose verbs

Thursday March 30

LG: Learn about different sports in French.

  1. Quiz passe compose reflexive verbs
  2. Work on using sports vocabulary
  3. practice passe compose verbs

Friday March 31

LG: Learn about different sports in French.

  1. practice passe compose verbs
  2. play some historic French sports

Honors Government Week of March 20-24

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 21, 2017

Monday

  1. EOC Econ

Tuesday

  1. EOC Econ

Wednesday

LG: Learn about philosophies that influenced American government.

  1. WebQuest intro to American Government – 1st period Lab 208, 3rd period Lab 208 

Thursday

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Work on political cartoon assignment
  2. Ch. 1 & 2 Vocabulary
  3. Read article “Our Neutron Bomb Election” National Review, complete an article review form for the article 

Friday- Food Day Celebration! End of Econ! Bring something to share!

  1. Eat first
  2. Video about the foundations of American government.

French II Week of March 20-24

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in French II | Posted on March 17, 2017

Monday

LG: Learn and practice passe compose with irregular verbs.

  1. Grade worksheet from last Thursday using passe compose with regular verbs.
  2. Learn to conjugate irregular passe compose verb
  3. practice pronouncing verbs
  4. practice using irregular passe compose verbs in sentences
  5. apply to daily routines

 

Tuesday 

LG: Learn and practice reflexive verbs in passe compose.

  1. Learn to conjugate reflexive passe compose verbs
  2. practice pronouncing verbs
  3. practice using reflexive passe compose verbs in sentences
  4. apply to daily routines

Wednesday

LG: Learn and practice passe compose with etre verbs.

  1. learn which verbs you use etre with in the pase compose.
  2. learn to conjugate the verbs
  3. review etre conjugation
  4. complete practice exercises using the correct forms of the verbs
  5. practice reflexive verbs

Thursday

LG: Learn and practice reflexive verbs in the passe compose.

  1. learn to conjugate the verbs
  2. review pronunciation of the verbs
  3. complete practice exercises using the correct forms of the verbs
  4. practice reflexive verbs, handout pp.R55-R57 section 9 #1-8

Friday 

LG: Apply knowledge of verbs and wellness vocabulary by creating skits.

  1. Create wellness skits in pairs
  2. present wellness skits

French II Week of March 13-17

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

Monday March 13

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

Tuesday March 14

LG:Learn and practice passe compose regular verbs with avoir.

  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

Wednesday March 15

LG:Learn and practice using passe compose irregular verbs.

  1. Learn to conjugate irregular passe compose verbs
  2. practice pronouncing verbs
  3. practice using irregular passe compose verbs in sentences
  4. apply to daily routines

Thursday March 16

LG: Learn and practice reflexive verbs in passe compose.

  1. Learn to conjugate reflexive passe compose verbs
  2. practice pronouncing verbs
  3. practice using reflexive passe compose verbs in sentences
  4. apply to daily routines

Friday March 17

Some students going on Beauty and the Beast field trip. Those who stay at school will work on:

LG: Review concepts of numbers greater than 101, passe compose with avoir, and clothing.

  1. Complete hand out about numbers greater than 101.
  2. Complete hand out using passe compose with avoir.
  3. Complete hand out on items of clothing.

 

 

Honors Economics Unit 5 March 9-March 21

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 8, 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

Another great practice site for Econ EOC:

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

Thursday March 9

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

 

1.     positive and negative incentives discussion and activity

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

3.     Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes

4.     Create a savings or financial investment plan for a future goal –notes and activity

 

Friday March 10

 

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

 

1.     Tipping Point Ch. 7 &8 Quiz

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

3.     Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes

4.     Create a savings or financial investment plan for a future goal –notes and activity

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 March 13

 

LG: Explain how changes in monetary and fiscal policy can have an impact on an individual’s spending and saving choices.

 

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

2.     Define progressive, regressive, and proportional taxes.

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

4.     List factors that affect credit worthiness.

5.     Show credit reports sites and examples

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

 

 

Tuesday March 14

 

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.

3.     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 March 15

 

LG: Demonstrate understanding of personal finance.

 

1.     Turn in Unit 5 vocabulary

2.     Unit 5 Assessment

3.     Begin Review for EOC

 

 

Thursday March 16

 

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Econ. Concepts.

1.     Review for Econ EOC

 

 

Friday March 17

 

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Econ. Concepts.

1.     Review for Econ EOC

 

 

Monday March 20

 

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Econ. Concepts.

1.      Econ EOC

 

 

Tuesday March 21

 

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Econ. Concepts.

1.      Econ EOC

 

 

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