Hon. World History Jan. 26-Feb. 9

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on January 18, 2018

 Greece and Rome Triva Review Game-1lzjpdl

Friday Jan. 26

LG: Learn about the early Aegean Civilization.

  1. Turn in Early River Valley Civilizations Choice board assignment
  2. Take notes on early Aegean civilization and the Spartans
  3. Greece: A Moment in Excellence documentary with questions

Monday Jan. 29

LG: Learn about the ancient Greeks.

  1. Notes on the Golden Age of Athens
  2. Notes on the Spartans and the Peloponnesian War
  3. Horrible Histories- Spartans
  4. Spartan and Athenian activity
  5. Ancient Greece map activity

Tuesday Jan. 30

LG: Learn about the ancient Greeks.

  1. Notes on Alexander the Great
  2. Horrible Histories-Alexander the Great
  3. The Greeks and religion hand out
  4. Ancient Greek Myths
  5. Greek City-States- unity and division

Wednesday Jan.31   ***Bring Textbook***

LG: Learn about ancient Rome.

  1. Complete Greek City-States Unity and Division
  2. Notes on Ancient Rome and the Roman Republic
  3. Caesar reading
  4. The Legend of the founding of Rome
  5. From Rome to Washington D.C. Activity

Thursday Feb. 1     ***Bring Textbook***

LG: Learn about the ancient Romans.

  1. Roman Achievement stations activity
  2. View Building an Empire
  3. Ancient Roman Map

Friday Feb. 2

LG: Learn about the ancient Romans.

  1. Notes on Punic Wars
  2. Discuss the Fall of the Roman Republic
  3. Look at rulers who followed Julius Caesar
  4. View Building an Empire- Augustus, Claudius and Nero

Monday Feb. 5

LG: Learn about the ancient Romans.

  1. Notes on the Roman Empire
  2. Fall of Roman Empire
  3. Roman Republic or Empire Activity
  4. View Building an Empire Vespasian and Trajan
  5. pass out study guide

Tuesday Feb. 6

LG: Learn about the ancient Romans.

  1. Christianity notes
  2. Fall of Rome IDM Activity
  3. Complete viewing of Building an Empire-Hadrian and Caracalla

Wednesday Feb. 7

LG: Learn about the ancient Romans.

  1. Quiz Ch. 6 textbook, Rome
  2. Complete Fall of Rome IDM Activity
  3. Review for Unit 2 assessment

Thursday Feb. 8

LG: Learn about the ancient Romans.

  1. Read article from The Smithsonian: “Resurrecting Pompeii” and answer questions
  2. Review for Unit 2 assessment PowerPoint

Friday Feb. 9

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Ancient Greek and Roman Cultures.

  1. Turn in packets
  2. Unit 2 Assessment

 

Hon. Econ. Unit 2 Agenda Jan. 24-Feb. 6

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 18, 2018

Wednesday Jan. 24

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

 

Thursday Jan. 25

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. Circular flow demonstration
  2. Quiz over money and circular flow
  3. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand

 

Friday Jan. 26

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

 

Monday Jan. 29

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   

Tuesday Jan. 30

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. Quiz Naked Economics Ch. 2
  3. Check Equilibrium Activity  

 

Wednesday Jan. 31

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. Check homework
  2. Milestones Fundamentals Quiz
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures market structures-2my3i91

 

Thursday Feb. 1

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. Quiz Market Structures
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Business Organizations  Types of Business OrganizationRZ-1ipwye5
  3. Problem set

 

Friday Feb. 2

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. Quiz Business Organizations
  2. Problem Set

 

Monday Feb. 5

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Microeconomics.

  1. Milestone Micro Quiz
  2. Check Problem Set
  3. Work on Voc.

Tuesday  Feb. 6

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. turn in vocabulary and problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment

D-Day Trip Meeting

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Educational Spring Break /Summer Tours Trip Information | Posted on January 16, 2018

**New Meeting Date: Thursday January 25, 6 pm, Room 116**

** Due to inclement weather tonight, Monday Jan. 16, we will not be meeting to hear about the D-Day Trip at 7pm.

I will reschedule the meeting for as soon as possible.

Hon. World History Week of Jan. 8-12, 16, 22-25

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on January 5, 2018

**New Meeting Date: Thursday January 25, 6 pm, Room 116**

 

Review for Ancient Civilizations test River Valley Civilizations Trivia Review Game-1qth2ly

Tuesday Jan. 9

LG: Learn about the early river valley civilizations: Mesopotamia.

  1. Take up syllabus
  2. ppt notes on Mesopotamia
  3. Read Excerpts from Hammurabi’s Code of Law
  4. Hammurabi’s Code: Scenario activity
  5. Begin video on Mesopotamia

Wednesday Jan. 10** Special bell schedule**

LG: Learn about the early river valley civilizations: Mesopotamia and Egypt.

  1. Complete Mesopotamia video
  2. Complete ancient near east map assignment
  3. ppt notes on Egypt if time

Thursday Jan. 11 ** Special bell schedule**

LG: Learn about the early river valley civilizations: Egypt.

  1. Document analysis “The Negative Question”, answer all questions
  2. Who Killed King Tut? Activity
  3. Mummification presentation

Friday Jan. 12 

LG: Learn about the early river valley civilizations: Egypt and Indus River.

  1. PPT practice to compare Mesopotamia and Egypt
  2. View Egypt’s Quest for Immortality video and answer questions
  3. Ppt. notes on Indus River
  4. SPRITE activity for homework  Mesopotamia and Egypt Sprite Chart-27nzezu

Tuesday Jan. 16

LG: Learn about the early river valley civilizations:  Indus River.

  1. Pass out Early River Valley Civilizations: Choice Board activity Due Tuesday Jan. 23
  2. complete Indus River ppt if needed
  3. monotheism timeline activity
  4. Read and answer questions on the Vedas Translation
  5. Read about Siddhartha Gautama
  6. Receive “A Mandala of Hindu Beliefs” Activity, due Thursday cut out

Monday Jan. 22 ***Need to bring Textbook to class***

LG: To understand more about ancient Chinese cultures and land.

  1. Global Map Timeline Quiz
  2. Read primary source document: Asoka’s Rock Edicts” and answer questions
  3. Read about Ancient Indian Empires
  4. PPT on China
  5. Ancient Asia Map assignment

Tuesday Jan. 23

LG: To understand more about ancient Chinese cultures and land.

  1. Mandala due
  2. “Engineering an Empire” documentary on China and questions
  3. notes on the 100 schools of thought
  4. Chinese Philosophies: Moral Dilemmas activity

Wednesday Jan. 24  ***Need to bring Textbook to class***

LG: Wrap up Chinese cultures and review for test on Ancient River Valley Civilizations.

  1. Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di stations activity with note-taking graphic organizer
  2. Map practice- complete final map in packet to study for test mapping section
  3. Review guide- fill out in preparation for test on Ancient River Valley Civilizations- Thursday Jan. 25

Thursday Jan. 25

LG: Demonstrate understanding of ancient civilizations.

  1. Turn in unit packets- Mes./Egypt and India/China
  2. Unit 1 Assessment

Friday Jan. 26

LG: Learn about Classical Mediterranean Societies and Empires.

  1. Turn in Early River Valley Civilizations Choice Board selections

 

 

Hon. Econ. agenda Jan. 8-12, 16, 22-24

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 5, 2018

Tuesday Jan. 9     Pick up text books at 9:20.

LG:  Understand scarcity and opportunity costs.

  1. Quiz over lecture 1 tomorrow
  2. Complete ppt #1
  3. Scarcity activity
  4. Review key concepts- Production Resources and Resource Allocation Activity
  5. Motivations that influence entrepreneurs to take risks.
  6. Four Corners Activity- Opportunity Costs

Thursday Jan. 10

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 Standard 1, lecture 1
  2. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems lecture #2
  3. Research answers for last slide

 

Thursday Jan. 11

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. Complete Economic Systems notes
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on production possibilities #3
  3. Production possibilities activities

Friday Jan. 12

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. Quiz Economic Systems
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on production possibilities #3
  3. Production possibilities activities

Tuesday Jan. 16

LG: Learn about rational decision making.

  1. Quiz PPC, lecture #3
  2. Ppt notes on rational decision making and activities
  3. practice set for unit, due tomorrow

Monday Jan. 22

LG: Learn about the role of government in economics.

  1. ppt. on role of government in society.
  2. grade unit practice set
  3. Milestone Quiz Fundamentals

Tuesday Jan. 23

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

  1. turn in practice set, and vocabulary
  2. test unit 1

Wednesday Jan. 24

LG: Learn about the circular flow of resources, and basic economic principles.

  1. Read “The Soaring Cost of a simple Breath” and answer questions
  2. Circular Flow Activity 5
  3. Answer the Economics Principles Questions

 

Hon. World History Thursday and Friday Jan. 4-5

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on January 3, 2018

Honors World History Syllabus s2018-2aahq4q

Thursday Jan. 4

LG: To understand expectations of class and intro into World History.

  1. Student information sheet
  2. History Quiz
  3. TRSS forms
  4. class syllabus and procedures
  5. Measuring historical time activity

Friday Jan.  5

LG: Intro into World History.

  1. TRSS forms
  2. Gather signed syllabus forms
  3. complete measuring historical time activity, if needed
  4. Key World History terms and concepts
  5. The Beginnings of Civilization notes

Honors Economics Thursday and Friday Jan. 4-5

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 3, 2018

**Open Syllabus and read with your parents, sign and return form handed out in class. Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hc5zc6

 

Thursday Jan. 4

Learning Goal: Become familiar with Economics definition.

1.Sign TRSS forms

2.Students fill out information forms

3.Defining economics activity

5. Life Map Activity-

You will create a life map illustrating the positive and negative incentives that led you to make important choices during your high school years. The map must include at least three academic choices, three work/community/extracurricular choices, three savings/investing choices, and three family-related choices. The maps will show with words and pictures how incentive led to each choice. You will share your life maps with the class or in small groups and reflect orally on the impact of these choices on your lives.

6. Summary Time

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?

 

Friday Jan. 5

LG: Explain why limited productive resources and unlimited wants result in scarcity, opportunity costs, and tradeoffs for individuals, businesses, and governments.

1.Turn in HW questions

2. Collect syllabus/TRSS forms

3. Share life maps

3. Discuss def. of capitalism vs. democracy

4. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning

5. Scarcity activity

6. Summary Time

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