Honors Economics Unit 4 plans Feb. 28-March 8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 26, 2018

Wednesday Feb. 28

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 March 1

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. Quiz Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  2. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  3. Activity- Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage or Balance of Trade vs. Balance of Payments

 

Friday March 2

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. Complete Trade Org. ppt.
  2. Practice EOC
  3. Inquiry Design Model Activity NewYork_12_Free_Trade for students-1npxdlj

 

Monday March 5

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. Quiz Trade Organizations
  2. Power Point notes on balance of payment and trade
  3. Define trade barriers
  4. Identify costs and benefits of trade barriers

 

Tuesday March 6

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. Trade Barrier PSA’s
  2. NE Quiz Ch. 10
  3. Evaluate arguments for and against free trade
  4. Power Point notes/videos on Exchange Rates

 

Wednesday March 7

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. Macro Milestone quiz
  2. Quiz Exchange Rates
  3. Unit 4 Problem Set

 

Thursday March 8

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 Problem set
  2. Unit 4 Assessment

Honors World History Week of Feb. 12-16, 26-Mar. 2

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on February 9, 2018

 

Monday Feb. 12

LG: Learn about the Constantinople.

  1. Constantinople Monument Projects
  2. Present projects and take notes on graphic organizer

Tuesday Feb. 13 ** Bring Text Book Today**

LG: Learn about the Byzantine Empire.

  1. Notes on the Byzantine Empire
  2. Timeline of Byz. Empire activity
  3. Byzantine Empire Map

Wednesday Feb. 14

LG: Learn about how Russia developed.

  1. Notes on early Russia.
  2. Complete Rulers of Russia Organization chart
  3. Complete Byzantine Empire map if needed

Thursday Feb. 15 ** Bring Text Book Today**

LG: Learn about the Mongols and their rise to power.

  1. View documentary “The Barbarians: The Mongols” and answer questions
  2. Complete map of the Mongols
  3. Exploring stereotypes in Aladdin

Friday Feb. 16 ** Bring Text Book Today**

LG: To learn about what was happening all around the world at the same time that Rome was building its empire.

  1. “Meanwhile Around the World …” packet

Monday Feb. 26

LG: Learn about Islam.

  1. Web Quest about Islam Guide to Islam Webquest-2ffuvb2
  2. Five Pillars of Islam activity

Tuesday Feb. 27

LG: Learn about Islam.

  1. Islamic Cultural Achievements activity
  2. Islam notes
  3. Haj video

Wednesday Feb. 28

LG: Learn about Islam.  Bring Text Book

  1. Comparing Islamic Empires Chart
  2. Comparing Islam, Judaism, and Christianity chart
  3. Quotations from the Holy Books activity
  4. Western Religions sheet

Thursday March 1

LG: Learn about Islam.

  1. Review for test over Byzantine, Russian and Islamic Empires.
  2. Complete packets as needed

Friday March 2 

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the Byzantine, Russian and Islamic Empires.

  1. Turn in study guide for bonus points,
  2. Turn in unit packets
  3. Test- Byzantine, Russian and Islamic Empires.

Hon. Econ. Unit 3 Macro Feb. 7-16, 26-27

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 6, 2018

Wednesday Feb. 7

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. Role play activity for unemployment

Thursday Feb. 8

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. present unemployment skits
  2. Notes on unemployment

Friday Feb. 9

LG: Learn about GDP and inflation.

  1. Quiz unemployment
  2. Quiz Naked Economics Ch. 6
  3. Notes on GD
  4. GDP practice
  5. notes on inflation
  6. practice inflation and GDP problems

Monday Feb. 12

LG: Learn about CPI .

  1. Quiz GDP
  2. Notes and activity on CPI

Tuesday Feb. 13

LG: Learn about the business cycle.

  1. Quiz inflation and the Business cycle
  2. Business cycle notes and activity

Wednesday Feb. 14

LG: Learn about The Federal Reserve and the Monetary Policy, taxes and the fiscal policy of government.

  1. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015-1sj3xy6

Thursday Feb. 15

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics

  1. Quiz  Federal Reserve and Monetary policy
  2. notes fiscal policy and taxes TAXES AND FISCAL POLICY Spring 2015-2jjdxxr

Friday Feb. 16  ** BRING TEXTBOOKS**

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Quiz Fiscal Policy
  2. create “Interview a Tax” skits
  3. problem set
  4. complete vocabulary

Monday Feb. 26

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Check problem set
  2. Touchstones Macro Economics Quiz
  3. Present “Interview a Tax” skits

Tuesday Feb. 27

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Turn in vocabulary and Problem sets
  2. Macroeconomics Assessment
  3. Vocabulary International Economics
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