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:

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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
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