Honors Economics Unit 1 August 1-3,6-10, 13-14

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on July 31, 2018

Syllabus –Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f

Standards for Economics- Social-Studies-Economics-Georgia-Standards-1kygv50

Help to study for the EOC Economics_Study_Guide_7.7.17-1oxacku

Econ book link: https://clever.com/oauth/instant-login?client_id=58a2387860cc09e7d1d1&district_id=5798a584ac8d990100000850&specify_auth=saml

Wednesday August 1

Learning Goal: Become familiar with Economics definition.

1.Review transcripts

2.Students fill out information forms

3. What is Economics Really About? Activity

5. View video on kidney donations

6. Wrap up class, HW reminder

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. After viewing organ donation video and completing dialysis activity, come up with a plan to solve the problem of kidney donations/dialysis. Be sure to address your solution completely.

 

Thursday August 2

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

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

4. Scarcity game

Friday August 3

LG:  Understand scarcity and opportunity costs.

  1. Quiz over lecture 1 Monday
  2. Complete ppt #1
  3. Review key concepts
  4. Scarcity article
  5. Motivations that influence entrepreneurs to take risks.
  6. Four Corners Activity- Opportunity Costs

Monday August 6

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 lecture 1 Basic Economic Reasoning
  2. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems lecture #2
  3. discuss handout comparing economic systems

Tuesday August 7

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

Wednesday August 8

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. ppt. Goods, Market failures, role of Govt.
  3. Prep for PPC quiz, check packet from yesterday

Thursday August 9

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 1, due tomorrow

Friday August 10

LG: Learn about the role of government in economics.

  1. quiz lecture 4, role of govt.
  2. Quiz Naked Economics Ch. 2 and 6
  3. Ppt notes on rational decision making and activities
  4. ppt. on economics goals
  5. unit practice set

Monday August 13

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

  1. Grade Unit I practice set
  2. study for test unit 1

Tuesday August 14

LG: Get an idea of your knowledge of Economics as a whole.

  1. PreTest

Wednesday August 15

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

  1. turn in vocabulary and Unit 1 problem set
  2. test Unit 1
  3. Vocabulary unit 2

 

Honors World History Unit 1, August 1-3, 6-10, 13-17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on July 29, 2018

Summer Reading Pre Course  Assignment can be found on the Harrison Web page under pre course assignments tab. If you have any questions please let me know. The due date is August 6.

Honors World History Syllabus s2018-2al8ju

Book link: https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?sp=ed&connection=GA-Cobb-00209531

Review PPT River Valley Civilizations Trivia Review Game-1r3yj4e

Wednesday August 1

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

  1. Student information sheet
  2. Civilization activity
  3. check transcripts
  4. class syllabus and procedures
  5. Measuring historical time activity

Thursday August 2

LG: Intro into World History

  1. Gather signed syllabus forms
  2. complete measuring historical time activity, go over answers
  3. The Beginnings of Civilization notes
  4. Begin Mesopotamia ppt

Friday August 3

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

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

Monday August 6

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

  1. World History Summer Reading projects due
  2. World History Pre Test
  3. Complete Mesopotamia video
  4. Complete ancient near east map assignment
  5. ppt notes on Egypt if time

Tuesday August 7

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

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

Wednesday August 8

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

Thursday August 9

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

  1. View Egypt’s Quest for Immortality video and answer questions
  2. Religions packets with questions
  3. SPRITE activity  Mesopotamia-and-Egypt-Sprite-Chart-27nzezu-2evzl8g
  4. study for timeline/map quiz

Friday August 10

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

  1. Global Map Timeline Quiz
  2. Complete SPRITE chart of Mesopotamia and Egypt, if needed
  3. monotheism timeline activity
  4. Indus River ppt
  5. Read and answer questions on the Vedas Translation
  6. Receive “A Mandala of Hindu Beliefs” Activity, cut out, due Monday.

Monday August 13

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

  1. Mandala due
  2. Indus River ppt
  3. Read and answer questions on the Vedas Translation
  4. Read about Siddhartha Gautama
  5. Read primary source document: Asoka’s Rock Edicts” and answer questions
  6. Read about Ancient Indian Empires

Tuesday August 14

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

  1. PPT on China
  2. Ancient Asia Map assignment
  3. “Engineering an Empire” documentary on China and questions

Wednesday August 15

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

  1. notes on the 100 schools of thought
  2. Chinese Philosophies: Moral Dilemmas activity
  3. Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di stations activity with note-taking graphic organizer
  4. SPRITE chart for India and China

Thursday August 16

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

  1. Buddhism ppt
  2. Complete India and China SPRITE chart
  3. Map practice- complete final map in packet to study for test mapping section
  4. Review guide- fill out in preparation for test on Ancient River Valley Civilizations- Friday Aug. 17

Friday August 17

LG: Demonstrate understanding of ancient civilizations.

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

 

 

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