Hon Economics Unit 5 and EOC Oct. 9-12,15-17


Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on October 2, 2018

Continue preparation on your own for EOC on October 16-17  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.




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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8


Tuesday Oct. 9

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

  1. PPT and activities to learn about credit
  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

Wednesday Oct. 10

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

  1. NE Quiz Ch. 12 (3rd period)
  2. Touchstone Quiz on International Economics  (3rd period)
  3. Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes Financial Institutions Chart-15qbbzc
  4. Explain reasons for the spread between interest charged and interest earned.
  5. Examples of the direct relationship between risk and return.
  6. Evaluate a variety of savings and investment options; include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds


Thursday Oct. 11

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. NE Quiz Ch. 12 (1st period)
  2. Touchstone Quiz on International Economics ( 1st period)
  3. Define progressive, regressive, and proportional taxes.
  4. Explain how an increase in sales tax affects different income group
  5. Explain the difference between simple and compound interest rates
  6. 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.
  7. Examples of who benefits and who loses from inflation
  8. Identify skills that are required to be successful in the workplace.
  9. Explain the significance of investment in education, training, and skill development.
  10. Discuss what makes people successful and what people need in order to be successful
  11. Personal Finance Power Point Personal Finance by standards-2am0fe6


Friday Oct. 12

LG: Personal finance literacy.

  1. Read pp. 555-567 answer questions on pp. 567 #1-6
  2. Read pp.568-573 answer questions on pp. 573 #1-5
  3. Read pp. 574-583 answer questions on pp. 583#1-6
  4. Complete Chapter 19 assessment on pp. 585-586 #1-16,17-20, & 22

Monday Oct. 15

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance concepts.

  1. Turn in vocabulary
  2. Touchstone Quiz on Personal Finance
  3. USATest Prep, due by 10 pm

Tuesday- Wednesday Oct. 16-17

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of economics course.

  1. EOC

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