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

 

 

 

 

 

Honors World History Week of Oct. 2-5, 9-13, 16-17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on September 20, 2017

Unit 4 European & Asian Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation ( Georgia Standards of Excellence Social Studies 7,9,11) Ch. 13,14,17,19, and sect. 4 of Ch. 12

Quiz yourself and study for Test Unit 4 with these Trivia Power Points:Middle Ages Trivia-1cb7awx and Renaissance Trivia-21nrobg

Read Incantation, out of class reading book. First quiz Oct. 6 over Part 1

Quizzes and Test Dates for Unit 4

  1. Incantation pt. I Oct. 6
  2. Incantation pt. II Oct. 13
  3. Unit 4 Assessment Oct. 17

You need to bring your book for Friday Oct. 13!

Monday Oct. 2

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1. Video the Dark Ages with Questions

Tuesday Oct. 3

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1.  Notes on Charlemagne
  2. Reading about Charlemagne and organizer chart to fill out
  3. Feudalism Simulation
  4. Feudalism and Manorialism  notes
  5. Feudal Pyramid questions

Wednesday Oct. 4

LG: Learn about feudalism in Asia, the power of the church, and the Crusades.

  1. Discuss Japan’s Feudalism, after reading article “The Four-Tiered System of Feudal Japan”
  2. Notes on the power of the church
  3. Crusades notes
  4. Crusades: The Crescent and the Cross documentary, if time

Thursday Oct. 5

LG: The Crusades of Medieval Europe.

  1. Crusades: The Crescent and the Cross documentary
  2. Decline of Feudalism notes and graphic organizer
  3. Bubonic Plague clip
  4. Get in groups and begin planning Medieval House of Horrors Projects

Friday Oct. 6

LG: Research the Medieval topic your group is assigned.

  1. Quiz 1 Incantation
  2. research and plan for your medieval project

Monday Oct. 9

LG: Learn all about the excitement and horror of the medieval times through the class presentations.

  1. Medieval House of Horrors presentations.
  2. High Middle Ages notes
  3. Medieval Timeline

Tuesday Oct. 10

LG: Learn about the Renaissance of Europe.

  1. Decline of Feudalism Graphic Organizer
  2. The European Renaissance notes
  3. Read an excerpt from The Prince and analyze the text by answering the questions

Wednesday Oct. 11

PSAT Day! No World History today. Good luck on your PSAT!

Thursday Oct. 12

LG: Learn about the protestant reformation.

  1. Complete notes on Protestant Reformation ( 1st period only)
  2. Renaissance Art chart and notes
  3. Notes on the counter reformation

Friday Oct. 13   ****Bring your textbook****

LG: Learn about the Counter Reformation.

  1. Quiz Part II of Incantation
  2. read in your text book and answer questions about the Qing and Ming Dynasties in China Ch. 19, Sect. 2 pp. 536-541, answer questions #1-8 on p. 241; and the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan Ch. 19 Sect. 3 pp. 542-547, answer questions #1-8 on p. 547
  3. Renaissance art- You be the artist activity

Monday Oct. 16

LG: To reflect on the differences between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

  1. Timeline on Renaissance Era
  2. Middle Ages vs. Renaissance Chart and Questions

Tuesday Oct. 17

LG: Prepare for test on Middle ages, the Renaissance and Reformation.

  1. Complete any work needed
  2. Review for test on Tuesday

Wednesday Oct. 18

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 packet
  2. Test on the Middle Ages, Renaissance and the Reformation.

 

Hon. World History Weeks of Sept. 11-15, 18-22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on September 7, 2017

*** Important dates***

Bring text books on days marked,   Thur. and Fri. Sept. 14 and 15, Tues., Wed. and Thur. Sept. 19-21

Friday Sept. 15  Quiz Africa Ch. 8 Bantu and Askum, Ch. 15 section 2 on Western Africa Civilizations

Tuesday Sept 19 Quiz Central /South America Civilizations

Friday Sept. 22 Unit 3 Assessment

 

 

Wednesday Sept. 13

LG: Learn about Africa’s development.

  1. Notes ppt on African civilizations
  2. map on African civilizations
  3. notes on Mansa Musa’s Hajj

Thursday Sept. 14

LG: Learn about Africa’s development.

  1. Complete table in unit packet on Africa
  2. Using your text book, answer questions in your packet on China, India, Central/South  America, Kiev, Russia,  Africa and Byzantine, complete for homework
  3. View film Africa:a History Denied
  4. Complete film questions as you go

 

Friday Sept. 15

LG: Learn about the cultures if Central/South America.

  1. Quiz Africa Ch. 8 Bantu and Askum, Ch. 15 section 2 on Western Africa Civilizations
  2. Notes ppt. South American cultures
  3. video Maya :the Blood of Kings
  4. answer video questions as you view the film
  5. Web Quest –Aztec-Maya-Inca-Webquest-23soraj (4)-21tqh1w on Central/South American cultures, complete for home work

Monday Sept. 18

LG: Learn about the Byzantine Empire.

  1. ppt. of Byzantine Empire, Russia. and the Mongols.
  2. Complete map of  Byzantine Empire

Tuesday Sept. 19 Bring text book to class.

LG: Learn about the Byzantine Empire, and Islam.

  1. Quiz Central /South America Civilizations
  2. Ch. 10 Islam notes ppt.
  3. Complete Maya: The Blood of Kings and questions
  4. religions comparison chart, fill out using pg. 296
  5. “Western religions: An Introduction” worksheet

Wednesday Sept. 20 Bring text book to class.

LG: Learn about China and the Mongols.

  1. Ch. 12 China and the Mongols, answer questions in sections 1-3 of ch. 12
  2. Film The Mongols
  3. answer video questions as you view film

Thursday Sept. 21 Bring text book to class.

LG: Learn about the various religions that have developed.

  1. Complete The Mongols film and questions
  2. wrap up any questions in preparation for test Friday.

Friday Sept. 22

LG: demonstrate knowledge of the Cultures around the world during Medieval Times.

  1. Assessment for Unit 3

 

 

 

 

Honors Government Weeks of Sept . 11-15, 18- 22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 7, 2017

** Final Exam Study Guide** FINAL EXAM REVIEW SHEET

 

Wednesday Sept. 13

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the understanding of the judicial system in the U.S..

  1. Turn in Unit 3 vocabulary
  2. Test Unit 3- The Judicial System
  3. Work on research in the political party system- go to the web page www.politics1.com/parties.htm on each major party write 5 sentences, on each of the third parties write 4 sentences, on each of the smaller third parties write 2 sentences ( write about 2 things you find really interesting). Turn in your sentences Friday.
  4. Pick up your Unit 4 vocabulary packet

Thursday Sept. 14

LG: Gain a better understanding of the political parties in the U.S..

  1. Work on research in the political party system- go to the web page www.politics1.com/parties.htm on each major party write 5 sentences( you will need to go to several links to learn more about them), on each of the third parties write 4 sentences, on each of the smaller third parties write 2 sentences ( write about 2 things you find really interesting). Turn in your sentences Wednesday.

Friday Sept. 15

LG: Gain a better understanding of the political parties in the U.S..

  1. Turn in Political Party web notes
  2. Take notes Ch 16

Monday Sept. 18

LG: Gain a better understanding of the political parties in the U.S..

  1. Complete notes on Ch. 16
  2. Notes Ch. 17

Tuesday Sept. 19

LG: Learn about Public Policy and politics.

  1. Political Party Identification Quiz
  2. Notes Ch. 18
  3. review for final exam

Wednesday Sept. 20

LG: Learn about Public Policy and politics.

  1. notes on Ch. 18
  2. review for final exam

Thursday Sept. 21

LG: Learn about Public Policy and politics.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 Vocabulary
  2. Final Exam

Friday Sept. 22

LG: Gain a better understanding of the judicial system.

  1. View Inherit the Wind, answer questions as you view.

 

 

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