Hon. Econ. Unit 5 March 9, 12-16, 19-21


Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on March 8, 2018

Continue preparation on your own for EOC on March 20-21 by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.




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Friday March 9

LG: Learn about credit.

  1. PPT and activities to learn about credit

Monday March 12

LG: Apply rational decision making to personal spending and saving choices.

  1. Complete credit notes
  2. positive and negative incentives discussion and activity
  3. Use rational decision making model to select one option over another activity
  4. Personal Finance packet and questions

Tuesday March 13

LG: Explain that banks and other financial institutions are businesses that channel funds from savers to investors.

  1. Touchstone Quiz on International Economics
  2. Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes Financial Institutions Chart-15qbbzc
  3. Explain reasons for the spread between interest charged and interest earned.
  4. Examples of the direct relationship between risk and return.
  5. Evaluate a variety of savings and investment options; include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds

Wednesday March 14

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. Define progressive, regressive, and proportional taxes.
  2. Explain how an increase in sales tax affects different income group
  3. Explain the difference between simple and compound interest rates
  4. 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.

Thursday March 15

LG: Identify workplace skills.

  1. Examples of who benefits and who loses from inflation
  2. Identify skills that are required to be successful in the workplace.
  3. Explain the significance of investment in education, training, and skill development.
  4. Discuss what makes people successful and what people need in order to be successful
  5. Wrap up personal finance-go to Lab to practice on USATest Prep

Friday March 16

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance concepts.

  1. Turn in vocabulary
  2. Test Personal Finance

Monday March 19

LG: Prepare for EOC.

  1. prepare for EOC

Tuesday- Wednesday March 20-21 

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of economics course.

  1. EOC



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