Hon. Govt. Nov. 16, 26-30

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on November 15, 2018

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f

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

Social-Studies-American-Government-Civics-Georgia-Standards-1o54ifj

 

Friday Nov. 16  Pancake Breakfast Day

LG: See a few of the cases that the Supreme Court will decide this year.

  1. Look at the cases on this year’s Supreme Court docket.
  2. Decide what case you will research and take before the “Supreme Court”

HW: Become familiar with your chosen case.

Happy Thanksgiving Break!!!

Monday Nov. 26, Tuesday Nov. 27, and Wednesday Nov. 28

LG: Research your chosen Supreme Court Case.

  1. Prepare your chosen case for the Supreme Court Thursday and Friday of this week. a. Practice and prepare your side of the case. b. decide how you will dress professionally on your trial day. c. create a written document that has all your points, and precedents listed. d. review your rubric and make sure you have all required elements.  Supreme Court rubric-piv1hx
  2. We will draw for slots on Monday.
  3. Cases will be presented Thursday and Friday

HW: an preparation or research needed to complete your Supreme Court project.

Thursday and Friday Nov. 29 and 30

LG:  Demonstrate knowledge of the Supreme Court and legal procedures you have learned.

  1. Supreme Court Group Presentations
  2. Friday- last Political Cartoon Analysis Due political-cartoon-F2018-1npm78y

Hon. Govt. Unit 2 Plans Nov. 2, 5-9, 12-15

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on November 1, 2018

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f

Friday Nov. 2

LG: Learn about civil liberties.

  1. turn in political cartoon
  2. Intro Civil Liberties activity- a. list individual rights you possess as U.S. citizens, b. rank in order of importance, c. write a paragraph about the one you chose as number 1, why did you rank it number 1?, d. share paragraphs, e. discuss significance of 1st Amend, what would the U.S. be like if people did not possess these rights, f. save we will revisit at the end of the unit
  3. Begin Civil Liberties notes https://www.slideshare.net/bshuman02/civil-liberties-and-civil-rights

HW: none

Monday Nov. 5

LG: Learn about civil liberties.

  1. Continue civil liberties notes https://www.slideshare.net/bshuman02/civil-liberties-and-civil-rights
  2. Scenario group activity

HW: work on completing unit 2 Vocabulary.

Tuesday Nov. 6

Student Holiday!

Wednesday Nov. 7 

LG: Learn about civil rights.

  1. notes on civil rights https://www.slideshare.net/bshuman02/civil-liberties-and-civil-rights
  2. Civil Rights clip
  3. Civil rights timelines

HW: Work on Unit 2 vocabulary, study notes. Complete timelines if needed.

Thursday Nov. 8

LG: Have a better understanding of modern civil liberties cases.

  1. Present timelines
  2. Complete notes on civil rights https://www.slideshare.net/bshuman02/civil-liberties-and-civil-rights
  3. Begin criminal and civil court processes notes

HW: Work on vocabulary, memorize a few court cases.

Friday Oct. 9 

LG: 1st Amendment rights.

  1. turn in political cartoon
  2. research and record your findings on 5 cases that demonstrate 1st Amendment rights
  3. Students will then be divided into 5 groups (one group/court case). They will create a skit demonstrating the protections offered in their particular case. Skits should be a minimum of 3 minutes, but no longer than 5 minutes. The grading rubric given to show students so that they understand the expectations as they plan the skits. Rubric for Skit or Role Play-1vxd54m

HW: Complete skits, study vocabulary, memorize a few court cases.

Monday Nov.12

LG: Learn about 1st amendment rights, and criminal justice.

  1. Present skits
  2. 1st Amendment Scenarios review
  3. Complete criminal and civil court processes notes
  4. Article “So you’re going to court…” to help understand the difference between civil and criminal courts. Complete for homework.

HW: Study vocabulary, memorize court cases. Complete article.

Tuesday Nov. 13

LG: Learn about court types and judicial activism and restraint.

  1. Look at graphic organizer of courts hierarchy
  2. Compare two articles about criminal and civil cases, answer questions in groups
  3. Two Points of View-Activism and Restraint Activity

HW: Complete activity if you did not finish in class, study.

Wednesday Nov. 14

LG: Wrap up Unit 2 civil liberties, civil rights, and criminal justice process.

  1. Revisit 1st day’s favorite right paragraph. Do you still think it is the most important right?
  2. study guide and review for test.

HW: Study for test.

Thursday Nov. 15

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of civil liberties, civil rights, and criminal justice process.

  1. turn in vocabulary
  2. Unit 2 Assessment

HW: None!

Honors Government Unit 1 Oct. 18-19,22-26,29-Nov. 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on October 17, 2018

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

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** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

STUDY GUIDE FOR Unit 1 Test-1oanttp

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f

THURSDAY Oct. 18

LG: Introduction to government class.

  1. Citizenship video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJlY9C7YWzIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhztklZWr3s
  2. Citizenship Test- Would you be deported?

FRIDAY Oct. 19

LG: Get a better understanding of American government origins, and your own political affiliation.

  1. I Side With Political Quiz-   https://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz
  2. Web quest in the lab. Turn in.  Origins-of-US-Government-Webquest-19qlz1n (5)-2b1jiw4
  3. webquest_influences_of_gov-2cmmnwe

HW: Complete web quest for homework due Monday.

 

Monday Oct. 22

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Turn in web quest
  2. Read and analyze the Declaration of Independence, pp 43-46 in text book, answer the “exploring the documents” questions (7)
  3. Chart of various systems of government chart for fall unit 1 2018-13kxm7j
  4. Work on political cartoon assignment , due Friday political-cartoon-F2018-1npm78y
  5.  Vocabulary  Unit 1 government unit 1 vocabulary-wrtb7w

HW: Vocabulary, political cartoon

 

Tuesday Oct. 23

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1
  2. Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-1/
  3. Quiz over Vocabulary Part 1 Thursday
  4. Activity- Constitution Scavenger Hunt

HW: Complete Scavenger Hunt if you did not complete in class, vocabulary, political cartoon

 

Wednesday Oct. 24

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Bi-Cameral Congress https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-2/
  2. Checks and Balances https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-3/
  3. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1 continued
  4. Quiz over Vocabulary Part 1 Thursday
  5.  27 Amendments Activity

HW: Complete 27th amendment, study for vocabulary quiz

 

Thursday Oct. 25

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Quiz Vocabulary part 1
  2. PowerPoint notes on Unit 1
  3. Constitutional Compromises https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-5/
  4. Share 27 Amendments

HW: political cartoon due tomorrow

Friday Oct. 26

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution and Articles of Confederacy.

  1. Turn in political cartoon analysis
  2. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy comparison
  3. Part 2 Vocabulary quiz, Tuesday

HW: Study Vocabulary

 

Monday Oct. 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz Wednesday
  2. Notes on Unit 1 ppt
  3. work on unit vocabulary, quiz on part 2 tomorrow

HW: study for quiz tomorrow, political cartoon

 

Tuesday Oct. 30

LG: Learn about federalism.

  1. Quiz  vocabulary part 2
  2. Federalism Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-4/
  3. pp. 47-50 answer questions 1-3 p. 50, review of Art. of Confederation
  4. pp. 96-102 answer questions 1-6 p. 102, take notes on Federalism as you read
  5. pp. 103-110 answer questions 1-4 p. 110, take notes on Federalism as you read

HW: study for Articles of Confederacy quiz, political cartoon

 

Wednesday Oct. 31

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of the U.S. government.

  1.  Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz
  2.  Amendment questions
  3.  study for Unit 1 assessment

HW: study for test

 

Thursday Nov. 1

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of the U.S. government.

  1.   Turn in Unit 1 vocabulary, handwritten vocabulary only
  2.   Unit 1 assessment
  3.   receive unit 2 vocabulary

HW: complete political cartoon analysis

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

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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.

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

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

Honors Economics Unit 4 Oct. 1-5,8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 18, 2018

RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

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(Social-Studies-Economics-Georgia-Standards-1kygv50Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f)

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

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

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

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

DAILY AGENDAS:

Monday Oct. 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 Friday**
  2. HW: 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

 

Tuesday Oct. 2

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
  2. Handout on exchange rates
  3. Activity- Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage

 

Wednesday Oct. 3

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. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  2. Power Point notes on balance of payment and trade
  3. Define trade barriers
  4. Identify costs and benefits of trade barriers

 

Thursday Oct. 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. Quiz Absolute and Comparative Advantage, trade barriers and exchange rates
  2. Evaluate arguments for and against free trade

 

Friday Oct. 5

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

  1. Balance of trade notes
  2. turn in Free Trade IDM
  3. Macro Milestone quiz
  4. Unit 4 Problem Set
  5. Complete vocabulary

Monday Oct. 8

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 Problem set and vocabulary
  2. Unit 4 Assessment

 

 

 

 

Hon. Econ. Unit 3 Macro Sept. 3-7, 10-14, 17-21

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

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

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

 

Monday Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday Sept. 4

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. Read “Making Sense  of Unemployment Data” and answer questions
  2. Role play activity for unemployment

Wednesday Sept. 5 

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. present unemployment skits
  2. Notes on unemployment

Thursday Sept.6

LG: Learn about GDP .

  1. Counseling Session 1st- lab 208, 3rd- lab 304
  2. Quiz unemployment

Friday Sept. 7

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

Monday Sept. 10

LG: Learn about inflation .

  1. Quiz GDP
  2. notes on inflation
  3. practice inflation and GDP problems

Tuesday Sept. 11

LG: Learn about CPI.

  1. Quiz on inflation
  2. Notes and activity on CPI
  3. “What’s in Your Market Basket?” article and questions
  4. Real vs. Nominal Gross Movie Sales Activity

Wednesday Sept. 12

LG: Learn about the business cycle.

  1. Quiz on CPI
  2. Quiz NE ch. 9
  3. Business cycle notes and activity

Thursday Sept. 13

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

  1. Quiz on the Business Cycle
  2. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy

Friday Sept. 14   Homecoming Pep Rally 

LG: Learn about the Federal Reserve and monetary policy/

  1. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy
  2. View “How the Economic Machine Works”

Monday Sept. 17   Constitution Day!

LG: Learn about fiscal policy and taxes.

  1. Quiz  Federal Reserve and Monetary policy
  2. Learn about the Constitution, it is 231 years old today!
  3. complete notes fiscal policy and taxes for homework  TAXES AND FISCAL POLICY Spring 2015-2jue9ys

Tuesday Sept. 18

LG: Learn about different types of taxes.

  1. Quiz Fiscal Policy
  2. create “Interview a Tax” skits
  3. problem set
  4. complete vocabulary

Wednesday Sept. 19

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Check problem set
  2. Touchstones Micro Economics Quiz
  3. Present “Interview a Tax” skits

Thursday Sep. 20

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Turn in vocabulary and Problem sets
  2. Macroeconomics Assessment
  3. Vocabulary International Economics

Friday Sept. 21

LG: Wrap of macroeconomics, and review economic principles.

  1. NE Ch. 10 quiz
  2. Economic principles handout

Hon. Econ. Unit 2 Plans Weeks of Aug. 16-17,2-24,27-31

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 13, 2018

Video link for Determinants of Supply: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iyCwbvJc_U

Video link for Circular flow: https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=circular+flow+diagram+economics&&view=detail&mid=BF4A83B1526E25B8624CBF4A83B1526E25B8624C&&FORM=VRDGAR

 

Thursday Aug. 16

LG: Describe how households and businesses are interdependent and interact through flows of goods, services, resources, and money.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos- money, circular flow
  2. Circular flow demonstration/activity

 

Friday Aug. 17

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. 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 money and circular flow
  2. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand
  3. Demand practice

 

Monday Aug. 20

LG:Explain how the law of demand, the law of supply, and prices work to determine production and distribution in a market economy.

  1. check demand worksheet
  2. Quiz over demand
  3. PowerPoint notes/video-Supply
  4. Supply  Activity

 

Tuesday Aug. 21

LG: Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1. Quiz on Supply
  2. notes on Equilibrium
  3. Graphing activity

Wednesday Aug. 22

LG: Explain how the Law of Demand, the Law of Supply, prices, and profits work to determine production and distribution in a market economy.

  1. Check Equilibrium Activity 
  2. Equilibrium Quiz
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures  market structures-2my3i91 

Thursday Aug. 23

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. Milestones Fundamentals Quiz
  2. Complete Market Structures ppt., complete for homework if needed

Friday Aug. 24

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 Market structure
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Business Organizations  Types of Business OrganizationRZ-1ipwye5

Monday Aug.27

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. Problem set

Tuesday  Aug. 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. turn in vocabulary and problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment
  3. Work on debate topic

Wednesday Aug. 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. Quiz Naked Economics Ch. 1
  2. work on debate

Thursday Aug. 30 

LG:  Debate topic on minimum wage using evidence and economic principles.

  1. Economic debate on “Should the United States raise the minimum wage?”

Friday Aug. 31

LG:  Debate topic on minimum wage using evidence and economic principles.

  1. Economic debate on “Should the United States raise the minimum wage?”

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 Government Week of May 10-11, 14-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on May 9, 2018

Thursday May 10

LG: Become familiar with the ideology of Liberals and Conservatives.

  1. Work with partner to complete your country
  2. Notes CH. 16
  3. Complete “Are you Conservative or Liberal?”
  4. Work on Vocabulary for Unit 4

Friday May 11

LG: Understand the ideas behind various political parties.

  1. Work on research in the political party system- go to the web page www.politics1.com/parties.htm on each major party write 5 sentences, on each of the third parties write 4 sentences, on each of the smaller third parties write 2 sentences ( write about 2 things you find really interesting). Turn in your sentences Monday.

Monday May 14

LG: Learn about Party Identification.

  1. CH. 17 notes Govt Chp 17 Sec 1 [Recovered]-1b14cy1
  2. Look at the Pew Research tables to identify how party identification breaks down
  3.  work on vocabulary, due tomorrow

Tuesday May 15

LG: Learn about interest groups and public opinion.

  1. turn in vocabulary
  2. Notes ch 18 Chpt 18 Public Policy and Politics 2014 (2)-1mz7t17
  3. Special Interest Groups Research Activity, present on Thursday

Wednesday May 16 

LG: Learn about interest groups and public opinion.

  1. Quiz over Unit 4 information
  2. Look at media bias and citizenship responsibility
  3. Special Interest Groups Research Activity, present on Thursday

Thursday May 17

LG: Learn about interest groups and public opinion.

  1. Special Interest Groups Research Activity presentations
  2. Review for final exam

Friday May 18 

LG: Demonstrate understanding of Government.

  1. Final Exam

Hon. Govt. Unit 3 April 27-May 9

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Friday April 27

LG: Learn about the Federal court system.

  1. Supreme court cases information and selection
  2. Computer lab 208 to research for Supreme court cases

 

Monday April 30

LG: Learn about the Supreme Court.

  1. Ch 11 power point notes Chapter-11-wrw1oh
  2. Research for Supreme Court case

 

Tuesday May 1      

LG: Learn more about interest groups.

  1. 12 power point notes  Govt Chp 12 Sec 1-3 [Recovered]-1xe3pj1
  2. Research for Supreme court projects lab 516

 

Wednesday May 2

LG: Learn about  constitutional freedoms.

  1. Ch 13 notes  Chapter 13 CF-1kjrzsw
  2. Work on supreme court cases

 

Thursday May 3

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

 

 Friday May 4

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases
  2. Complete any notes from 12 and 13

Monday May 7

LG: Learn about laws in America.

  1. Create your own government activity, in pairs

 

Tuesday May 8

LG: Learn about laws in America.

  1. Ch. 15 notes if needed
  2. study for unit 3 assessment

Wednesday May 9

LG: Show understanding of Judicial Unit.

  1. Turn in vocabulary Unit 3
  2. Unit 3 Assessment
  3. present interest group brochures
  4. receive Unit 4 vocabulary
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