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

 

 

 

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