Hon. Econ. Unit 3 Plans Feb. 6-7, 10-14,24-28

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 31, 2020

EOC March 19 and 20

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

Syllabus –Syllabus HECON S2020

Summer/Pre Course Reading-Pre course work-1iwgc70

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=sam

Tutoring Schedule- will be located on the Social Studies page, under the Academics tab on the Harrison web page

Unit 3 Problem Set Macro Spring 2019 (Julie Clifton)-189q7u5

 

Thursday Feb. 6

LG: Learn about Gross Domestic Product.

  1. Notes on GDP
  2. “GDP: Does It measure up?” article and questions

HW: study notes, complete GDP art./questions, read Naked Economics

 

Friday Feb. 7

LG: Learn about GDP.

  1. turn in article and questions
  2. GDP practice

HW: review notes, read Naked Economics, complete GDP practice, read Naked Economics

Monday Feb. 10

LG: Learn about the business cycle.

  1. check GDP practice
  2. notes on the business cycle,
  3. business cycle activity Business Cycle Graph Mini-project
  4. read pp. 366-373 in text book (link above) , and answer questions 1-6 on page 373

HW: complete business cycle activity and complete book questions, study notes for quiz, read Naked Economics

Tuesday Feb. 11

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. Quiz GDP, business cycle
  2. Notes on unemployment and read pp. 382-389
  3. Role play activity for unemployment-Create skits for the types of unemployment. Be ready to perform tomorrow.

HW: review notes for quiz, prepare for skit, read Naked Economics

Wednesday Feb. 12

LG: Learn about unemployment.

  1.  finish unemployment skits
  2. perform unemployment skits
  3. practice unemployment questions

HW: complete unemployment questions, study for quiz, read Naked Economics

Thursday Feb. 13

LG: Learn about inflation.

  1. Quiz unemployment
  2. Notes and activity on inflation/CPI and read pp.375-381
  3. “What’s in Your Market Basket?” article and questions

HW: finish article, study notes, read Naked Economics

 

Friday Feb. 14  Happy Valentine’s Day!!!!

LG: Learn about CPI, and market baskets.

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

HW: Happy Winter Break!!!

 

Monday Feb. 24

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

  1. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy and read pp.462-483
  2. receive problem set  Unit 3 Problem Set Macro Spring 2019 (Julie Clifton)-189q7u5

HW: review notes for quiz, read Naked Economics

Tuesday Feb.25

LG: Learn about fiscal policy and taxes.

  1. Quiz Federal Reserve and Monetary policy
  2. Notes fiscal policy and taxes and read pp. 398-429

HW: study notes for quiz, read Naked Economics

Wednesday Feb. 26

LG: Learn about different types of taxes and fiscal policy.

  1. Quiz on Fiscal Policy
  2. Complete Market Basket activity
  3. work on problem set

HW: Study for Touchstones and test, and work on problem set,  read Naked Economics

Thursday Feb. 27

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro.

  1. Touchstones Macro Economics Quiz
  2.  check on problem set

HW: Study for test, read Naked Economics

Friday Feb. 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Turn in Problem sets
  2. Macroeconomics Assessment

HW: research for debate and prepare to present tomorrow

 

APCGP Unit 2 Plans Jan. 23-24, 27-31, and Feb. 3-7

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on January 21, 2020

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

Please purchase your copy of AP Comparative Government and Politics: an Essential Coursebook 9th edition by Ethel Wood

 

Thursday Jan. 23

Learning Objective: Learn about the 1st case country, the UK.

  1. Notes on the UK.
  2. research for a debate next week ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?” bring your evidence for your side of the debate and make sure to address a counter argument with evidence as well.

HW: review notes for UK quiz next week

Friday Jan. 24 

Learning Objective: Learn about the 1st case country, the UK.

  1. slide 26 to the end on UK part 1. United Kingdom Part 1 Government
  2.  slides 1-10 on UK Part 2 United Kingdom Part 2 Politics

HW: review notes for UK quiz next week

Monday Jan.27

Learning Objective: Learn about the 1st case country, the UK.

  1. Notes on the UK.
  2. research for a debate tomorrow  ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?” bring your evidence for your side of the debate and make sure to address a counter argument with evidence as well.

HW: prepare for debate, review UK notes for test Friday

Tuesday Jan. 28

Learning Objective: Describe parliamentary, presidential and semi-presidential systems.

  1. complete UK notes if needed
  2. research for a debate next week ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?” bring your evidence for your side of the debate and make sure to address a counter argument with evidence as well.

HW: work on debate and review your notes for UK test

Wednesday Jan. 29

Learning Objective: Compare institutional relations among parliamentary, presidential and semi-presidential systems.

  1. Compare the different institutional systems- parliamentary, presidential, and semi-presidential
  2. Explain the implications of the similarities and differences between countries of different systems, principles, institutions, processes, policies and behaviors.

HW: review notes for UK test

Thursday Jan. 30

Learning Objective: Explain the structure, function, and change of executive leadership in course countries.

  1. Look at each of the 6 countries’ executive leadership
  2.  Jigsaw content by country and share with class
  3.  Come up with ideas t help each other remember each countries executive offices
  4. Debate ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?”

HW: review for UK test

Friday Jan. 31

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of the UK case country.

  1. Test over the UK

HW: review notes from this week

Monday Feb.3

Learning Objective: Explain the structure, function, and change of executive leadership in course countries. Describe procedures for the removal of executive leadership by other institutions.

  1. advantages/disadvantages of executive term limits
  2. Write a thesis/claim about term limits. This is an argument essay, be sure to defend your claim with examples. Use handout to help in prewrite

HW: review notes, complete thesis/claim

Tuesday Feb. 4

Learning Objective: Describe legislative structures and functions in course countries. Explain how legislative powers are constrained by other institutions and/or processes, which can affect legislative independence.

  1. vocabulary quiz moved to Wednesday
  2. Work on vocabulary
  3. notes on legislative structures, functions, and constraints

HW: review notes

Wednesday Feb. 5

Learning Objective: Describe the structure and functions of judiciaries. Explain the importance of independent judiciaries relative to other political institutions.

  1. vocabulary quiz
  2. notes on judiciaries
  3.  class discussion of the importance of independent judiciaries

HW: review notes

Thursday Feb. 6

Learning Objective: Describe the structure and functions of judiciaries. Explain the importance of independent judiciaries relative to other political institutions.

  1. vocabulary quiz
  2. notes on judiciaries

HW: review for progress check

Friday Feb. 7

Learning Objective: Wrap up political institutions.

  1. AP Progress check 2
  2. study for test

HW: review notes for test

Monday Feb. 10

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of political institutions.

  1. Unit 2 test

HW: Relax!!

 

 

Hon. Econ. Unit 2- Micro. Plans Jan. 17, 21-24, 27-31, 3-4

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon Gov/Econ Materials | Posted on January 14, 2020

Syllabus –Syllabus HECON S2020

Summer/Pre Course Reading-Pre course work-1iwgc70

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

Tutoring Schedule- will be located on the Social Studies page, under the Academics tab on the Harrison web page

Unit 2 Problem Set Micro Spring 2019

 

Friday Jan. 17

LG: Learn about circular flow of money.

  1. markets intro
  2. trading game
  3. circular flow notes

HW: review notes

Monday Jan. 20 Student Holiday!

Tuesday Jan. 21

LG: Learn about circular flow of money.

  1. Link: https://gshs.gadoe.org/highschool
  2. circular flow demo
  3. circular flow questions

HW: 1. study for quiz,2. finish circular flow notes if needed, and 3. answer questions on hand out, 4. read next section of Naked Economics

Wednesday Jan. 22

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. They will be able to explain the slope of the demand and supply curves using the laws of demand and supply. Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1.  Quiz Circular Flow
  2. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand
  3.  Demand practice

HW: 1. study for quiz, 2. finish demand practice, 3. read next section of Naked Economics

Thursday Jan. 23  OPEN HOUSE 5:30-6:45

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. They will be able to explain the slope of the demand and supply curves using the laws of demand and supply. Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1. Quiz over demand
  2. PowerPoint notes/video-Supply
  3.  Supply practice

HW: 1. study for quiz, 2. complete supply practice, 3. read next section of Naked Economics

Friday Jan. 24

LG: Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market. tell how price floors and price ceilings are established and their effects on markets, explain how price acts as a market incentive, and explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price.

  1. Quiz on Supply
  2. notes on Equilibrium, Price Floors and Ceilings
  3. Graphing activity 

HW: 1. study for quiz, 2. complete graphing activity, 3. read next section of Naked Economics

Monday Jan. 27

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves.

  1. Equilibrium activity
  2. Check Equilibrium Activity
  3.  Elasticity notes

HW: 1. Study for notes for quiz, 2. read next section of Naked Economics

Tuesday Jan. 28

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves.

  1. Equilibrium Quiz
  2.  Elasticity notes
  3. Elasticity practice
  4. Begin Market Structures if time

HW: 1. Study for quiz, 2. read next section of Naked Economics

Wednesday Jan. 29

LG: Describe entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in a market economy including the roles, significance, and effects, describe the characteristics of different market structures including monopolies, oligopolies, monopolistic competition, and pure (perfect competition).

  1. Quiz Elasticity
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures
  3. market structures chart

HW: 1. complete chart, 2. study for quiz, 3. read next section of Naked Economics

Thursday Jan. 30

LG: Explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price, compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorship, partnerships, and corporations as forms of business organization.

  1. Quiz Market Structures
  2.  Bus. Organizations notes

HW: 1. Study for quiz, 2. read about various business organizations in your text book and take notes form ppt, 3. work on Problem Set, 4. read next section of Naked Economics

Friday Jan. 31

LG: Explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price, compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorship, partnerships, and corporations as forms of business organization, describe entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in a market economy including the roles, significance, and effects, describe the characteristics of different market structures including monopolies, oligopolies, monopolistic competition, and pure (perfect competition).

  1. Quiz Business Organizations
  2. Business Organizations Role Play Scenerios
  3. Problem Set

HW: 1. Study for quiz,  2. complete problem set, 3. read next section of Naked Economics

Monday  Feb. 3

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Microeconomics.

  1. wrap up and review Micro concepts
  2.  Problem Set

HW: 1. Study for test, 2. read next section of Naked Economics

Tuesday Feb. 4

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. Touchstones Micro Quiz
  2. Check problem set

HW: 1. Study for test, 2. read next section of Naked Economics

Wednesday Feb. 5

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. turn in problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment

HW: Relax!!!

 

AP Comparative Gov &Politics Unit 1 Jan. 6-10, 13-17, 20-22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on January 5, 2020

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

Please also look at the films listed on this power point as possible films we will view this semester.

Movies with Explanation for AP COGOPO (1)

If at any time you need help, please come see me or email me to arrange a time to meet.

Monday Jan. 6

Learning Objective: Explain how political scientist construct knowledge and communicate inferences and explanations about political systems, institutional interactions, and behavior.

  1.  Video clip, complete warm up question sheet
  2.  TRSS forms
  3.  Intro Notes Pt 1
  4. Country assignments
  5. syllabus
  6.  read “Comparative Politics Made Simple”

HW: complete “Comparative Politics Made Simple”

Tuesday Jan. 7

Learning Objective: Explain how political scientist construct knowledge and communicate inferences and explanations about political systems, institutional interactions, and behavior.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Continue notes Intro Unit Pt.1
  3.  Review data types Data Websites
  4. Complete chart Data Chart 2019 (1)

HW: complete review of data websites doc 

Wednesday Jan. 8

Learning Objective: Describe the differences between regimes, states, nations, and governments.

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jun/17/nigeria-bomb-attack-konduga-suicideContinue notes on Unit 1 
  2. read warm up article ad complete form
  3. practice data chart question
  4.  Intro 2020 notes slides 5-15
  5. Begin reading of “Democratization Briefing Paper” Briefing Paper Democratization and answering accompanying questions Democratization Briefing Paper Questions

HW: continue reading “Democratization Briefing Paper” and questions, quiz on Friday

Thursday Jan. 9

Learning Objective: Describe the differences between regimes, states, nations, and governments.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Intro 2020 notes slides 16-27
  3. “Democratization Briefing Paper” and questions, quiz on Friday

HW: Complete reading “Democratization Briefing Paper” and questions, quiz on Friday

Friday Jan. 10

Learning Objective: Describe democracy and authoritarianism.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Quiz over ” “Democratization Briefing Paper”
  3. Intro notes Pt 2 slides 1-12
  4.  Read “Illiberal Democracy and Vladimir Putin’s Russia”

HW: complete article if needed

Monday Jan. 13

Learning Objective: Explain the process and goals of democratization, and explain sources of power and authority in political systems.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro notes Pt 2 slides 13-20
  3. Look at case countries Constitutions, Russian Constitution (1) Nigerian Constitution (1) Mexican Constitution (1) Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (1) Chinese Constitution (1)
  4. Read “The Democratic Transition in Nigeria”

HW: complete article if needed

Tuesday Jan. 14

Learning Objective: Describe federal and unitary systems among course countries. Explain the purposes of adopting a federal or unitary system.

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro Notes Pt. 2 slides 21-31
  3.  practice with Causation vs. Correlation
  4. Globalization Briefing Papers Briefing Paper Globalization (1), quiz Friday, GLOBALIZATION QUESTIONS (1)

HW: Complete Causation vs. Correlation if needed, review notes, Globalization Briefing

Wednesday Jan. 15

Learning Objective: Describe the sources of political legitimacy for different types of regimes amon

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro Notes Pt 3  slides 1-11]
  3. Read “Understanding Federalism and Devolution” , answer questions

HW: Complete article and questions, review notes, Globalization Briefing

Thursday Jan. 16

Learning Objective: Explain how governments maintain legitimacy.

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro Notes Pt 3 slides 12-22
  3. Globalization Briefing Papers Briefing Paper Globalization (1), quiz Friday, GLOBALIZATION QUESTIONS (1)

HW: review notes, Globalization Briefing papers

Friday Jan. 17

Learning Objective: Explain how internal actors influence and interact with state authority and either enhance or threaten stability.

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Quiz  ” Globalization Briefing Paper
  3. Intro notes ppt 5, Intro Unit 2019 Part 4
  4. study guide

HW: Review notes for next weeks quiz and test, work on study guide

Monday Jan. 20 MLK Jr. Day Student Holiday

Tuesday Jan. 21

Learning Objective:

  1. Link: https://gshs.gadoe.org/highschool
  2. Video clip and warm up questions
  3. College Board Personal Progress Check

HW: prepare for tomorrow’s test

Wednesday Jan. 22

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of political systems, regimes, and governments.

  1. Unit 1 Test

 

 

 

Honors Econ. Unit 1 Plans Jan. 6-10, and 13-16

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 2, 2020

Syllabus –Syllabus HECON S2020

Summer/Pre Course Reading-Pre course work-1iwgc70

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

Tutoring Schedule- will be located on the Social Studies page, under the Academics tab on the Harrison web page

Unit 1 Problem Set Fundamentals Spring 2019-1153s2k

Social-Studies-Economics-Unit-2-review

 

Monday Jan. 6

Learning Goal: Become familiar with Economics definition.

  1. Review transcripts
  2. Students fill out information forms
  3. Syllabus
  4. What is Economics Really About?
  5. View video on kidney donations and complete activity
  6. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning
  7. Wrap up class, HW reminder

HW-

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 (at least one paragraph).

 

Tuesday Jan. 7

LG: Explain why limited productive resources and unlimited wants result in scarcity, opportunity costs, and trade-offs for individuals, businesses, and governments.

  1. Turn in HW questions
  2. Collect syllabus signatures sheet
  3. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning
  4. Applying Economic Strategies to Everyday Life and questions
  5.  “The Scarcity Shortage” article and questions

HW: Review notes for Basic Reasoning Quiz tomorrow; complete any of class activity you did not finish in class.

Wednesday Jan. 8

LG:  Understand scarcity and opportunity costs.

  1. Allocating Scarce Resources Game
  2. Quiz 1 Basic Economic Reasoning
  3. Opportunity Cost ppt .1
  4. Econ. Systems notes

HW: study notes

Thursday Jan. 9

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. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems lecture #2
  2. discuss handout comparing economic systems
  3. Read charts on pp. 62, 66-67 in text
  4. Read pp. 47  from text
  5. Begin Prod. Possibilities ppt

HW: Review notes for tomorrow’s quiz

Friday Jan. 10

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 2 Economic Systems notes
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on production possibilities #3
  3. Production possibilities activities

HW: complete activity if needed

Monday Jan. 13

LG: To be able to use economic models like production possibilities curves, and learn about the role of governments and market failures.

  1. Check production possibilities work from yesterday
  2. ppt. Goods, Market failures, role of Govt.
  3. Production possibilities graphing practice.

HW: Review notes for tomorrow’s quiz

Tuesday Jan. 14

LG: Learn about rational decision making.

  1. Quiz 3 production possibilities
  2. Ppt notes on rational decision making and activities
  3. practice set for unit 1, due Wednesday

HW: Review notes for Monday’s quiz;  complete problem set- an accuracy grade will be taken

Wednesday Jan. 15

LG: Learn about economic goals in economics.

  1. Quiz  4 role of govt.
  2. Touchstone Quiz  for Fundamentals
  3. Grade Unit I practice set
  4. study for test unit 1

HW: Review notes and study for tomorrow’s test; review problem set

Thursday Jan. 16

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

  1. Unit 1 problem set
  2. test Unit 1
  3. Read article and answer questions

HW: complete article  and questions if needed

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