Honors Economics Unit 4 Plans March 1, 4-8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 26, 2019

RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

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Tutoring Schedule: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6jy-_ymJ6lPVW55eVl2bk0ySjA/view

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

****Continue preparation on your own for EOC on March 19-20  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.***** Due by 10 pm March 18th 

https://www.usatestprep.com/member-login?logout=1

StudyGuide: Milestones_StudyGuide_Economics_11-16-ymxtob

Another great practice site for Econ EOC: https://www.quia.com/quiz/678432.html

Naked Economics assigned reading: Pre course work-1iwgc70

honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

 

Friday 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. Inquiry Design Model Activity NewYork_12_Free_Trade for students-1npxdlj, **Due Thursday**
  2. take notes from Power Point on Exchange Rates Rates https://docs.google.com/viewerng/viewer?url=http://tontodonati.weebly.com/uploads/5/4/5/9/54593007/foreign_exchange__forex_.pptx

HW: study notes, work on IDM, complete notes on exchange rates, USATest prep assignments

 

Monday Mar. 4

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. International trade and Absolute and Comparative Advantage ppt intro to intl trade-z26jp2
  2. Activity- Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage Comparative Advantage Practice Problems-28031yg

HW: Study for quiz on absolute/comparative advantage,  complete activity if needed, work on IDM, USATest prep assignments

 

Tuesday Mar. 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 Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  2. Power Point notes on balance of payment and trade
  3. Handout on exchange rates

HW:  Study for quiz on exchange rates,  complete activity if needed, work on IDM, USATest prep assignments

 

Wednesday Mar. 6

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  Exchange rates
  2. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  3. Identify costs and benefits of trade barriers

HW: Complete IDM due tomorrow, study for Touchstones quiz, complete problem set

 

Thursday Mar. 7

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of International Economics Concepts, and understanding of Macroeconomics.

  1. turn in Free Trade IDM
  2. International Touchstones quiz
  3. Check Unit 4 Problem Set

HW: Study for test

Friday Mar. 8

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 Problem set
  2. Unit 4 Assessment
  3. Begin Personal Finance notes

HW: Work on USA Test Prep aassignments in preparation for the EOC

Ireland -Spring Break 2020

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Educational Spring Break /Summer Tours Trip Information | Posted on February 11, 2019

If you are interested in visiting Ireland spring break 2020, April 3-11, please check out the information page –

www.Explorica.com/Burrows-3756.

(Itinerary below pictures!)

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Itinerary:
Day 1 Start tour

Day 2 Hello Dublin

Meet your tour director and check into hotel

Dublin city walk

O’Connell Street, Parnell Square, Henry Street

Day 3 Dublin landmarks

Dublin guided sightseeing tour

Phoenix Park, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Trinity College Book of Kells visit
Traditional public house dinner

Day 4 Dublin–Galway

Travel to Galway

Day 5 Galway landmarks

Galway city walk

Spanish Arch, Quay Street, St. Nicholas’ Church, Eyre Square
Kylemore Abbey visit

Day 6 Galway–Killarney

Travel to Killarney via Cliffs of Moher & Limerick
Day 9 End tour

 

Hon. Econ. Macro Unit Feb. 7-8, 11-15, 25-28

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 1, 2019

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

Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f)

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

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

Pre course work-1iwgc70

 

Thursday Feb. 7

LG: Learn about GDP, macro goals, the business cycle, and aggregate supply and demand.

  1. Micro debates
  2. Notes on GDP
  3. “GDP: Does It measure up?” article and questions
  4. GDP practice

HW: study notes, complete GDP practice

 

Friday Feb. 8

LG: Learn about GDP, macro goals, the business cycle, and aggregate supply and demand.

  1. Micro debates
  2. check GDP practice
  3. notes on the business cycle
  4. business cycle activity

HW: complete business cycle activity, study notes for quiz

 

Monday Feb. 11

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. Quiz GDP, business cycle, macro goals, and aggregate supply and demand
  2. Read “Making Sense  of Unemployment Data” and answer questions
  3. Notes on unemployment
  4. Role play activity for unemployment
  5. Create skits for the types of unemployment

HW: review notes for quiz, complete any unfinished classwork

 

Tuesday Feb. 12

LG: Learn about unemployment.

  1. perform unemployment skits
  2. practice unemployment questions

HW: complete unemployment questions, study for quiz

 

Wednesday Feb. 13

LG: Learn about inflation.

  1. Quiz unemployment
  2. Notes and activity on inflation/CPI
  3. “What’s in Your Market Basket?” article and questions

HW: finish article, study notes

 

Thursday Feb. 14  Happy Valentine’s Day

LG: Learn about CPI, and market baskets.

  1. Real vs. Nominal Gross Movie Sales Activity
  2. Market basket activity

HW: Study notes for quiz

 

Friday Feb. 15

LG: Learn about The Federal Reserve and the Monetary Policy.

  1. Quiz on inflation
  2. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015-1t1xmix
  3. View “How the Economic Machine Works”
  4. receive problem set  Unit 3 Problem Set Macro Spring 2019 (Julie Clifton)-189q7u5

HW: review notes for Monday Feb. 25 quiz on monetary policy and the Federal Resserve

 

***Happy Winter Break Feb. 18-22***

 

Monday Feb. 25

LG: Learn about fiscal policy and taxes.

  1. Quiz  Federal Reserve and Monetary policy
  2. Notes fiscal policy and taxes TAXES AND FISCAL POLICY Spring 2015-2jue9ys
  3. Create “Interview a tax ” skit

HW: study notes for quiz

 

Tuesday Feb. 26

LG: Learn about different types of taxes.

  1. Quiz Fiscal Policy
  2. Perform “Interview a Tax” skits
  3. work on problem set

HW: Study for Touchstone quiz and test, complete problem set

 

Wednesday Feb. 27

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

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

HW: Study for test

 

Thursday Feb. 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Problem sets
  2. Macroeconomics Assessment

 

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