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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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on April 26, 2018

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

Hon. Government Unit 2 April 13, 16-20, 23-27

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 30, 2018

Monday  April 16

LG: Learn about the Congress.

  1. Turn in political cartoon assignment
  2. Ch. 5 notes
  3. Work on Comparing House/Senate Sheet
  4. Work on Unit 2 vocabulary
  5. Pick president for presidential poster project

Tuesday April 17

LG: Learn about the development of Congressional powers.

  1. Ch. 6 prezi notes
  2. Work on Presidential Poster project

Wednesday April 18

LG: Learn about the presidency and his leadership.

  1. Share presidential posters
  2. Ch. 5-7 Voc Quiz, Thursday
  3. look for a topic for policy issue report

Thursday April 19

LG: Learn about the presidency and his leadership.

  1. Ch. 5-7 Voc Quiz
  2. Ch. 6 Notes, complete prezi
  3. Work on Policy Issue Report, iPads

Friday  April 20

LG: Learn about the federal bureaucracy.

  1. Turn in political cartoon assignment
  2. Ch 7 notes
  3. Work on Policy Issue Report, due Monday, Lab 208 2nd half of class

Monday  April 23

LG: Learn about foreign policy and defense.

  1.  Policy Issue Report due
  2. Notes ch. 8-9

Tuesday  April 24

LG: Learn about foreign policy and defense.

  1. Career Cruising Guidance Lesson 9-9:20 lab 304
  2. Ch. 10 and  22 notes
  3. Complete voc. for Unit 3

Wednesday  April 25

LG: Review Unit 2 materials in preparation for the unit assessment.

  1. Share Policy Issue Reports
  2. Complete ch 22 notes
  3. Study for Unit 3 Assessment

Thursday  April 26

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 2 material.

  1. Turn in Unit 3 Voc
  2. Unit 3 Assessment
  3. Receive Unit 4 Voc list

Friday April 27

LG: Learn about the Judicial System.

  1. Talk about Supreme Court projects, choose groups
  2. Notes on judicial system

Honors Government Unit 1 March 22-23, 26-30, April 9-12

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 20, 2018

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** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

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THURSDAY March 22

LG: Introduction to government class.

  1. Citizenship video
  2. Citizenship Test- Would you be deported?

 

FRIDAY March 23

LG: Get a better understanding of American government origins.

  1. Webquest in the lab. Turn in.  Origins-of-US-Government-Webquest-19qlz1n (5)-2b1jiw4
  2. webquest_influences_of_gov-2cmmnwe

 

 

Monday March 26

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Turn in web quest
  2. Work on political cartoon assignment , due Friday political-cartoon-18208rc (2)-1g9rmzs
  3. Ch. 1 & 2 Vocabulary
  4. Read and analyze the Declaration of Independence

 

Tuesday March 27

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1
  2. Quiz over Vocabulary Ch. 1/2 Thursday
  3. Activity- Constitution Scavenger Hunt

 

Wednesday March 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Crash Course gov. video
  2. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1 continued
  3. Quiz over Vocabulary Ch. 1 and 2, Thursday
  4.  27 Amendments Activity

 

Thursday March 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Quiz Vocabulary Ch. 1 and 2
  2. PowerPoint notes on Unit 1 Chapter 2
  3. Share 27 Amendments

Honors Economics Unit 4 plans Feb. 28-March 8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 26, 2018

Wednesday Feb. 28

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. Intro to International Trade Power Point and Videos/Notes
  2. PPT/Activity absolute advantage and comparative advantage

 

Thursday 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. Quiz Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  2. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  3. Activity- Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage or Balance of Trade vs. Balance of Payments

 

Friday March 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. Complete Trade Org. ppt.
  2. Practice EOC
  3. Inquiry Design Model Activity NewYork_12_Free_Trade for students-1npxdlj

 

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

 

Tuesday March 6

LG: Explain the effects of tariffs, quotas, embargoes, and subsidies on international trade, give reasons why nations impose trade barriers and restrictions on trade, cite examples of modern-day trade barriers and restrictions, explain the short and long-term advantages and disadvantages of erecting trade barriers and restrictions, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to trade barriers and restrictions, explain the reasons why nations create trading blocs such as the EU and NAFTA, and give general arguments for and against free trade.

  1. Trade Barrier PSA’s
  2. NE Quiz Ch. 10
  3. Evaluate arguments for and against free trade
  4. Power Point notes/videos on Exchange Rates

 

Wednesday March 7

LG: Explain the effects of tariffs, quotas, embargoes, and subsidies on international trade, give reasons why nations impose trade barriers and restrictions on trade, cite examples of modern-day trade barriers and restrictions, explain the short and long-term advantages and disadvantages of erecting trade barriers and restrictions, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to trade barriers and restrictions, explain the reasons why nations create trading blocs such as the EU and NAFTA, and give general arguments for and against free trade.

 

  1. Macro Milestone quiz
  2. Quiz Exchange Rates
  3. Unit 4 Problem Set

 

Thursday March 8

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

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

Hon. Econ. Unit 3 Macro Feb. 7-16, 26-27

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on February 6, 2018

Wednesday Feb. 7

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. Role play activity for unemployment

Thursday Feb. 8

LG: To learn about unemployment.

  1. present unemployment skits
  2. Notes on unemployment

Friday Feb. 9

LG: Learn about GDP and inflation.

  1. Quiz unemployment
  2. Quiz Naked Economics Ch. 6
  3. Notes on GD
  4. GDP practice
  5. notes on inflation
  6. practice inflation and GDP problems

Monday Feb. 12

LG: Learn about CPI .

  1. Quiz GDP
  2. Notes and activity on CPI

Tuesday Feb. 13

LG: Learn about the business cycle.

  1. Quiz inflation and the Business cycle
  2. Business cycle notes and activity

Wednesday Feb. 14

LG: Learn about The Federal Reserve and the Monetary Policy, taxes and the fiscal policy of government.

  1. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015-1sj3xy6

Thursday Feb. 15

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics

  1. Quiz  Federal Reserve and Monetary policy
  2. notes fiscal policy and taxes TAXES AND FISCAL POLICY Spring 2015-2jjdxxr

Friday Feb. 16  ** BRING TEXTBOOKS**

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

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

Monday Feb. 26

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

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

Tuesday Feb. 27

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

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

Hon. Econ. Unit 2 Agenda Jan. 24-Feb. 6

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

Wednesday Jan. 24

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.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos- money, circular flow

 

Thursday Jan. 25

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. Circular flow demonstration
  2. Quiz over money and circular flow
  3. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand

 

Friday Jan. 26

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves, 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 over demand
  2. PowerPoint notes/video-Supply
  3. Market Game Activity

 

Monday Jan. 29

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
  4. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures   

Tuesday Jan. 30

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. Equilibrium Quiz
  2. Quiz Naked Economics Ch. 2
  3. Check Equilibrium Activity  

 

Wednesday Jan. 31

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 homework
  2. Milestones Fundamentals Quiz
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures market structures-2my3i91

 

Thursday Feb. 1

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 Structures
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Business Organizations  Types of Business OrganizationRZ-1ipwye5
  3. Problem set

 

Friday Feb. 2

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

 

Monday Feb. 5

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Microeconomics.

  1. Milestone Micro Quiz
  2. Check Problem Set
  3. Work on Voc.

Tuesday  Feb. 6

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. turn in vocabulary and problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment

Hon. Econ. agenda Jan. 8-12, 16, 22-24

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 5, 2018

Tuesday Jan. 9     Pick up text books at 9:20.

LG:  Understand scarcity and opportunity costs.

  1. Quiz over lecture 1 tomorrow
  2. Complete ppt #1
  3. Scarcity activity
  4. Review key concepts- Production Resources and Resource Allocation Activity
  5. Motivations that influence entrepreneurs to take risks.
  6. Four Corners Activity- Opportunity Costs

Thursday Jan. 10

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 Standard 1, lecture 1
  2. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems lecture #2
  3. Research answers for last slide

 

Thursday Jan. 11

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

Friday Jan. 12

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

Tuesday Jan. 16

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, due tomorrow

Monday Jan. 22

LG: Learn about the role of government in economics.

  1. ppt. on role of government in society.
  2. grade unit practice set
  3. Milestone Quiz Fundamentals

Tuesday Jan. 23

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

  1. turn in practice set, and vocabulary
  2. test unit 1

Wednesday Jan. 24

LG: Learn about the circular flow of resources, and basic economic principles.

  1. Read “The Soaring Cost of a simple Breath” and answer questions
  2. Circular Flow Activity 5
  3. Answer the Economics Principles Questions

 

Honors Economics Thursday and Friday Jan. 4-5

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 3, 2018

**Open Syllabus and read with your parents, sign and return form handed out in class. Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hc5zc6

 

Thursday Jan. 4

Learning Goal: Become familiar with Economics definition.

1.Sign TRSS forms

2.Students fill out information forms

3.Defining economics activity

5. Life Map Activity-

You will create a life map illustrating the positive and negative incentives that led you to make important choices during your high school years. The map must include at least three academic choices, three work/community/extracurricular choices, three savings/investing choices, and three family-related choices. The maps will show with words and pictures how incentive led to each choice. You will share your life maps with the class or in small groups and reflect orally on the impact of these choices on your lives.

6. Summary Time

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. What role do you play in the economy? What role does your family play?
  • 4. How does the economy affect your neighborhood?

 

Friday Jan. 5

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/TRSS forms

3. Share life maps

3. Discuss def. of capitalism vs. democracy

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

5. Scarcity activity

6. Summary Time

Honors Econ. Dec. 12-20

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on December 12, 2017

Monday Dec. 11 Snow Day!

Tuesday Dec. 12

LG: Review for Personal Finance Test

  1. View How to Buy a Car with no Car Payments
  2. Earthlings guide to Understanding Paychecks ppt. and notes
  3. Review voc. and notes for Personal Finance Test tomorrow

Wednesday Dec. 13

LG: Prepare for Economics Debates.

  1. Personal Finance Test
  2. Select groups and topics for the debates
  3. begin research and preparation

Thursday Dec. 14

LG: Prepare for Economics Debates.

  1. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/13/business/economy/fed-interest-rates.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness-economy&action=click&contentCollection=economy&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=4&pgtype=sectionfront
  2. begin research and preparation

Friday Dec. 15

LG: Learn more about Economics.

  1. View Freakonomics video

Monday Dec. 18

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of subject chosen in Economics Debates.

  1. begin debates

Tuesday Dec. 19

Final Exams for periods 1 and 2

Wednesday Dec. 20

  1. Complete Debates

 

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