Hon. Government Unit 1 Oct.21-25, 28-Nov. 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on October 16, 2019

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

Monday Oct. 21

LG: Introduction to government class.

  1. Citizenship video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJlY9C7YWzI, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhztklZWr3s
  2. Citizenship Test- Would you be deported? https://my.uscis.gov/en/prep/test/civics/view
  3. I Side With Political Quiz-   https://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz
  4. Web quest in the lab. Turn inOrigins-of-US-Government-Webquest-19qlz1n (5)-2b1jiw4
  5. webquest_influences_of_gov-2cmmnwe

HW: Complete web quest for homework due Friday.

Tuesday Oct. 22

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Read and analyze the Declaration of Independence Activity
  2. Chart of various systems of government chart for fall unit 1 2018-13kxm7j
  3. Hand out political political-cartoon-F2019
  4.  Vocabulary  Unit 1 government-unit-1-vocabulary-wrtb7w (1)

HW: Vocabulary, political cartoon, web quest

Wednesday Oct. 23

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Article 1 of the Constitution Activity
  2. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1
  3. Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-1/
  4. Article 2  Constitution Activity

HW:  vocabulary, political cartoon, study Art. 1 quiz

Thursday Oct. 24

LG: Expand your knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1.  Quiz Article I
  2. Bi-Cameral Congress https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-2/
  3. Checks and Balances https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-3/
  4. Complete Art. 2 Const. Activity
  5. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1 continued

HW: study for Article 2 quiz

Friday Oct. 25

LG: Expand your knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Turn in political cartoon 1
  2. Quiz Article 2
  3. PowerPoint notes on Unit 1
  4. Constitutional Compromises https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-5/
  5. Articles 3-7 Activity

HW: political cartoon due tomorrow, study for Articles 3-7 quiz

Monday Oct. 28

LG: Expand your knowledge of U.S. Constitution and Articles of Confederacy.

  1. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy comparison
  2. Review Articles 4 -7

HW: Study for Articles 3-7 quiz

Tuesday Oct. 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1.  Quiz Articles 3 -7
  2. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz Wednesday
  3. Notes on Unit 1 ppt
  4. pp. 47-50 answer questions 1-3 p. 50, review of Art. of Confederation

HW: study for quiz tomorrow, political cartoon

Wednesday Oct. 30

LG: Learn about federalism.

  1. Quiz  Constitution and Articles of Confederacy
  2. Federalism Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-4/
  3. pp. 96-102 answer questions 1-6 p. 102, take notes on Federalism as you read
  4. 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

Thursday Oct. 31

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

  1.  Constitution Scavenger Hunt
  2.  study for Unit 1 assessment

HW: study for test

Friday Nov. 1

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

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

HW: Have a great weekend!

Hon. Econ. Unit 5 Plans Oct. 8-11, 14-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on October 8, 2019

RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

Econ book link: https://clever.com/oauth/instant-login?client_id=58a2387860cc09e7d1d1&district_id=5798a584ac8d990100000850&specify_auth=samaximum-employment-1x8d2to

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

Tutoring Schedule: see Harrison Social Studies Homepage

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

****Continue preparation on your own for EOC on Oct. 17-18  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.***** Due by 10 pm Oct. 16th

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

 

Tuesday Oct. 8 after Unit 4 test

LG: Review decision matrix for cost benefit options associated with various option when making choices and budgeting.

  1.  Review decisions matrix ideas after International test
  2. Article “Insurance: Managing Risk and Balancing Responsibility with Affordability” answer all questions, due tomorrow

HW: USATest Prep Quizzes,  complete article and questions. CH. 7 Naked Economics

 

Wednesday Oct. 9

LG: Learn about banks and other financial institutions, reasons for the spread of interest charged and interest earned, and the relationship between risk and return.

  1.  go over answers from article
  2. compare different types of financial services
  3. why the spread between interest charged and interests earned?
  4. relationship between risk and return, types of taxes, credit
  5. “Savings Goal Calculator” activity, complete chart

HW: Review today’s notes, USA Test Prep quizzes, read NE Chapter 7

Thursday Oct. 10

LG: Learn about the costs and benefits of using credit and taxes.

  1. Review types of taxes and effect  different groups complete activity
  2. Insurance summary page
  3. compare interest rates on loans and credit cards and complete handout on Credit Scores

HW: Review today’s notes, USATest Prep Quizzes, read NE Chapter 7

Friday Oct. 11

LG:Describe how insurance and other risk-management strategies, plus look at 21st century earnings of workers and how they are determined.

  1. Look at Auto Loan Calculator, and follow directions to complete activity
  2.  Complete ” College: Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills? ” article and fill in the provided budget sheet
  3. How earnings of workers are determined in the marketplace and the importance of investing in your own education

HW: Review all personal finance notes for tomorrow’s Touchstone, USA Test Prep quizzes, read NE Chapter 7

Monday Oct. 14

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance.

  1. Touchstone for Personal Finance
  2. Review for EOC

HW: Review all personal finance notes for tomorrow’s Unit test, USA Test Prep quizzes, read NE Chapter 7

Tuesday March 15

LG:Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance.

  1. Test Unit 5 Personal Finance.
  2. Review for EOC

HW: USA Test Prep quizzes and review for EOC

Wednesday Oct. 16 Senior Seminar no Economics

HW: USA Test Prep quizzes due at 10 pm,  and review for EOC

Thursday  and Friday Oct.  17 and 18

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of Economic principles.

  1. EOC Economics

HW: Breathe!!!

Hon. Econ. Unit 4 Sept. 30- Oct. 4, 7-8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 19, 2019

RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

Econ book link: https://clever.com/oauth/instant-login?client_id=58a2387860cc09e7d1d1&district_id=5798a584ac8d990100000850&specify_auth=samaximum-employment-1x8d2to

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

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 OCTOBER 17 AND 18  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.***** Due by 10 pm Oct.16th

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

 

Monday Sept. 30

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, Summative portion
  2.  Notes from Power Point on Exchange Rates Exchange Rates
  3. More notes for understanding 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 for exchange quiz- Thursday, work on IDM, complete notes on exchange rates, USATest prep assignments

 

Tuesday 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. International trade and Absolute and Comparative Advantage ppt intro to intl trade-z26jp2  Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  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, video help for absolute/comparative advantage https://www.youtube.com/watch?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HneRNVtahYw

 

Wednesday 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. Quiz Absolute and Comparative Advantage
  2. Power Point notes on balance of payment and trade
  3.  exchange rates practice from Monday’s ppt.

HW:    balance of trade article and questions, work on IDM, USATest prep assignments

 

Thursday 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. MOVED TO FRIDAY
  2. Exchange rate practice
  3. Power Point notes/videos on Trade Organizations
  4. Identify costs and benefits of trade barriers

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

 

Friday Oct. 4

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

  1. Quiz Exchange Rates, and terms/ definitions from all notes
  2. Turn in Imbalance of Payments activity
  3. Turn in Trade article and questions
  4. turn in Free Trade IDM
  5. Problem Set

HW: complete problem set, study for test

Monday Oct. 7

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of International Economics.

  1. International Touchstones quiz
  2. Check Unit 4 Problem Set

HW: Study for test

Tuesday Oct. 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

H.Econ.Unit 3 Plans Sept. 3-6,9-13,16-20

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 30, 2019

 

EOC October 17 and 18

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

Syllabus –Syllabus HECON F2019

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

 

Tuesday Sept. 3

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

 

Wednesday Sept. 4

LG: Learn about GDP.

  1. turn in article and questions
  2. GDP practice

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

 

Thursday Sept. 5

LG: Learn about the business cycle.

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

HW: complete business cycle activity, study notes for quiz

 

Friday Sept. 6

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 next week.

HW: review notes for quiz, prepare for skit

 

Monday Sept. 9

LG: Learn about unemployment.

  1. practice unemployment questions
  2. Read “Making Sense  of Unemployment Data” and answer questions
  3. perform unemployment skits

HW: complete unemployment questions, study for quiz

 

Tuesday Sept. 10

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

 

Wednesday Sept. 11

LG: Learn about CPI, and market baskets.

  1. Real vs. Nominal Gross Movie Sales Activity
  2. Market basket activity
  3. Receive debate topics

HW: Study notes for quiz

 

Thursday Sept. 12

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

  1. Quiz on inflation, postponed to Friday
  2. Complete inflation notes
  3. Notes Fed. Reserve and Monetary Policy and read pp.462-483 FEDERAL RESERVE MONETARY POLICY Spring 2015
  4. receive problem set  Unit 3 Problem Set Macro Spring 2019 (Julie Clifton)-189q7u5

HW: review notes for quiz on monetary policy and the Federal Reserve

 

Friday Sept. 13

LG: Learn about fiscal policy and taxes.

  1. Quiz  Inflation
  2. Notes fiscal policy and taxes and read pp. 398-429  TAXES AND FISCAL POLICY Spring 2015-2jue9ys 
  3. Students absent today, we did first 11 notes in Fiscal Policy ppt.

HW: study notes for quiz

 

Monday Sept. 16

LG: Learn about different types of taxes.

  1. Quiz Federal Reserve and Monetary policy
  2.  Complete Fiscal Policy notes
  3. Complete Market Basket activity
  4. work on problem set

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

 

Tuesday Sept. 17

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Happy Constitution Day – The economics in the Preamble
  2. Touchstones Macro Economics Quiz
  3. Problem set

HW:  work on problem set, Study for test

 

Wednesday Sept. 18

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macroeconomics.

  1. Quiz on Fiscal Policy notes
  2. Complete problem set
  3. check problem set

HW: Study for test.

 

Thursday Sept. 19

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Problem sets
  2. Macroeconomics Assessment

 

Friday Sept. 20

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of your chosen debate topic.

  1. Debates

Honors Econ. Unit 2 Plans Aug. 14-30

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 8, 2019

Syllabus –Syllabus HECON F2019

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

 

Wednesday Aug. 14

LG:Demonstrate knowledge of economics.

  1.  Pre Test for Economics, Lab 208
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos- money, circular flow

 

Thursday Aug. 15

LG: Learn about circular flow of money.

  1. Circular flow notes UNIT 2, Lecture 1, Money, Circular Flow
  2. circular flow demo
  3. circular flow questions

HW: 1. study for quiz,2. finish circular flow notes, and 3. answer questions on hand out

 

Friday Aug. 16

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 UNIT 2, Lecture 2, Demand [Recovered]
  3.  Demand practice

HW: 1. study for quiz, 2. finish demand practice

Monday Aug. 19

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

 

Tuesday Aug. 20

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

HW: 1. study for quiz, 2. complete graphing activity

 

Wednesday Aug. 21

LG:  Explain the different types of market structures.

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

HW: 1. Study for notes for quiz Thursday

 

Thursday Aug. 22

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. Equilibrium Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures

HW: Study for quiz Monday

 

Friday Aug. 23

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. Complete PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures, if needed
  2. Business Organizations notes
  3. Problem set

HW: Work on problem set, study for Monday’s quiz

 

Monday Aug. 26

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. Senior Guidance Lesson 1st- Lab 208  8:30-9:30; 3rd Lab 304 11:55-12:55
  2. Quiz Market Structures
  3.  Bus. Organizations notes Types of Business OrganizationRZ

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

 

Tuesday 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

HW: 1. Study for quiz,  2. complete problem set

 

Wednesday Aug. 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Microeconomics.

  1. Toushstones Micro Quiz
  2. Check Problem Set

HW: 1. Study for test

 

Thursday  Aug. 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. turn in problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment

Friday Aug. 30

LG: Review and apply knowledge of supply and demand graphing.

  1. Video Supply/Demand
  2. worksheets applying supply/demand principles, due Tuesday

HW: Complete Handouts, read next section of Naked Economics

H. Econ. Unit 1 Plans August 1-2, 5-9, & 12-13

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on July 31, 2019

 

Syllabus –Syllabus HECON F2019

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

Pre -Test Economics- Date has not been set yet, as soon as I know I will give it to you.

 

Thursday August 1

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).

 

Friday August 2

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. A Mystery of Two Families Activity
  5. The Boring School Mystery Activity

HW: Review notes for Monday’s quiz; complete any of class activity you did not finish in class.

Monday August 5

LG:  Understand scarcity and opportunity costs.

  1. Allocating Scarce Resources Game
  2. Quiz 1 Basic Economic Reasoning
  3. Discuss Mysteries from Friday
  4. Read article “The Scarcity Shortage” and answer the questions
  5.  Resource Scarcity Game
  6. Econ. Systems notes

HW: complete opportunity chart if needed; study notes

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

HW: Review notes for tomorrow’s quiz

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

HW: complete activity if needed

Thursday August 8

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

Friday August 9

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

Monday August 12

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

Tuesday August 13

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

Honors Govt. Unit 4 May 6-May 17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on May 3, 2019

FINAL EXAM- Complete study guide FINAL EXAM REVIEW SHEET spring 2019, be sure to look at the handout from Pew Research (in packet with political parties and elections on the front) on which people vote Republican and Democratic  ( if you did not pick up handout, look at the  online election 2016  Party Identification Detailed Tables -Pew Research Center). That packet also has the kinds of propaganda vocabulary in it. Review what Articles 1-7 say, so you can label statements about the Constitution.

 

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

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

Monday May 6

LG: Demonstrate understanding of the Legislative branch of government.

  1. Turn in vocabulary
  2. Test on Legislative body.
  3. Receive Unit 4 vocabulary
  4. choose president for president project due Friday

HW: work on new vocabulary

 

Tuesday May 7

LG: Learn about the roles of the President.

  1. Notes ch. 8-9 Government – Ch. 8 & 9 – The Presidency-1uv8nfs
  2. work on voc. for Unit 4
  3. continue work on pres. project due Friday

HW: Review notes, work on pres. project due Friday

 

Wednesday May 8

LG: Learn about foreign policy, defense and special interest groups.

  1. Notes on ch 10 Chapter-10-glencoe-powerpoint
  2. Complete ch 22 notes ch._22_without_gr-11tzgbi
  3. Special Interest Groups Activity https://votesmart.org/interest-groups#.XAp7j9VKjcs

HW: research special interest group, work on pres. project due Friday

 

Thursday May 9

LG: Learn about the Political Parties,  Political Ideology,  and special interest groups.

  1. Notes Campaigns, Elections, Interest Groups, Propaganda UNIT 4 CAMPAIGNS, ELECTIONS, MEDIA, INTEREST GROUPS
  2. Special Interest Groups Activity due Monday May 13

HW: research special interest group, complete pre. project to turn in Friday

 

Friday May 10

LG: Learn about election campaigns and special interest groups.

  1. Complete notes from yesterday
  2. How different groups vote- Pew Research Center handout
  3. Present President projects

HW: Review notes, complete special interest group brochure

 

Monday May 13

LG: Wrap up any special interest group presentations, and prepare for test.

  1. Special Interest Groups presentations
  2. study for unit 4 assessment
  3. Voc. due tomorrow

HW: study for test, complete all vocabulary

 

Tuesday May 14

LG: Show understanding of Legislative, Executive and Judicial.

  1. Turn in vocabulary Unit 4
  2. Unit 4 Assessment
  3. Create your own govt. project

HW: Start studying for Final Exam

Wednesday May 15

LG: Apply what you have learned about government.

  1. Create your own government activity complete and turn in

HW: Study for final exam

 

Thursday/Friday  May 16,17

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of government.

  1. Final Exam 1st, and 2nd  period -Thursday
  2. Final Exam 3rd period -Friday

HW: Make good choices as you graduate and go to college! Congratulations and Good Luck!!!

Honors Govt. Unit 3 April 29-May 6

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Test Review: Unit 3 Review Powerpoint

 

Monday May 29

LG: Learn about the House of Representatives and the Senate.

  1. Read in the text book about the Legislative Branch of government and fill out graphic organizer. Begins on page 122 of textbook.
  2. Complete Venn diagram about the powers of Congress
  3. Vocabulary for Unit 3 government unit 3 vocabulary (2)

HW: Complete graphic organizers if you did not complete in class, work on vocabulary

 

Tuesday April 30

LG: Learn about the Legislative Branch of Government.

  1. School House Rock “How a Bill Becomes Law”
  2. Using the textbook pp. 151 create a diagram of how bills become laws
  3. Senate/Lobbyist voting simulation Day 1
  4. Notes Legislative Branch

HW: Study for vocabulary quiz, work on vocabulary

 

Wednesday May 1 

LG: Learn about the Legislative Branch.

  1. learn about the impeachment process though the simulation of The Impeachment of Andrew Jackson.
  2. Senate/Lobbyist voting simulation Day 2
  3. Notes Congresses Powers

HW: Answer questions about the Senate/Lobbyist activity, work on vocabulary

 

Thursday May 2

LG: Learn about the Legislative Branch.

  1. Vocabulary Quiz
  2. Notes Congress at Work
  3. Review for test

HW: Study for test and complete all vocabulary

 

Friday May 3    Senior Picnic

LG: Learn how the Senate works.

  1. turn in Political Cartoon #5
  2. Watch Mr. Smith goes to Washington 
  3. work on review for test

HW: Study for test

 

Monday May 6

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the Legislative Branch of government.

  1. turn in vocabulary
  2. Unit 3 Assessment

 

 

Hon. Govt. Unit 2 Judicial Branch April 15-19, 22-26

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Monday April 15

LG: Learn about the Judicial System.

  1. Listen to parts of a Supreme Court Case
  2. Talk about Supreme Court projects, choose groups
  3. Notes on judicial system

HW: Research for Supreme Court case

 

Tuesday April 16

LG: Learn about the Supreme Court.

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

HW: Research for Supreme Court case

 

Wednesday April 17   

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

HW: Research for Supreme Court case

 

Thursday April 18

LG: Learn about  constitutional freedoms- civil rights and civil liberties.

  1. Civil rights/liberties notes
  2. Work on supreme court cases

HW: Research for Supreme Court case

 

Friday April 19

LG: Learn about laws in America.

  1. Complete Civil rights/liberties notes
  2. Begin notes on laws in America
  3. Read and respond to Article about Judicial Restraint vs. Judicial Activism

HW: Research for Supreme Court case

 

Monday April 22

LG: Apply knowledge learned and create your own government.

  1. Wrap up all notes
  2. Complete vocabulary

HW: study for test, work on Supreme Court case

 

Tuesday April 23 

LG: Prepare for the Judicial System assessment.

  1. Review
  2. study for Unit 3 assessment

HW: finish project, study for test, work on Supreme Court case

 

Wednesday April 24

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the Judicial System.

  1. Turn in vocabulary Unit 3
  2. Unit 3 Assessment

HW: Prepare to present your S.C. case

 

Thursday April 25

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

HW: Prepare to present your S.C. case

 

 Friday April 26

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

HW: Enjoy your weekend!

 

 

 

Hon. Govt. Unit 1: March 21-22, 25-29, April 8-12

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** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

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Thursday March 21

LG: Realize the importance of economics in real life situations.

  1. View and discuss the parts of the film Freakonomics.

Friday March 22

LG: See if you know enough to pass a U.S.  citizenship test, see where you fall politically after taking a political quiz.

  1. Citizenship video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJlY9C7YWzI, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhztklZWr3s
  2. U.S. citizenship test open link, put answers on the scantron American Government Basic Skills TEST-yoqktv 
  3. https://www.isidewith.com/ 
  4. Log onto the site in number 2 and take the political quiz, record your results on a sheet of paper and turn in at the end of class
  5. Look at three different issues listed on the iside site and see if you agree with the political group from the quiz you took; add this info to the sheet you will turn in at the end of class.

 

Monday  March 25

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

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

HW: Complete web quest for homework due Tuesday.

 

Tuesday March 26

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-S2019-1l8fuej
  5.  Vocabulary  Unit 1 government unit 1 vocabulary-wrtb7w

HW: Vocabulary, political cartoon

 

Wednesday March 27

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1
  2. Quiz over Vocabulary Part 1 Friday
  3. Activity- Constitution Scavenger Hunt

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

 

Thursday March 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-1/
  2. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1 continued
  3. Bi-Cameral Congress https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-2/
  4. Quiz over Vocabulary Part 1 Friday
  5. Checks and Balances https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-3/
  6.  27 Amendments Activity

HW: Complete 27th amendment, study for vocabulary quiz

 

Friday March 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

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

HW: Enjoy Spring Break !!!!

 

Monday April 8

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

  1. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy comparison
  2. Part 2 Vocabulary quiz, Wednesday

HW: Study Vocabulary

 

Tuesday April 9

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Federalism Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-4/
  2. Notes on Unit 1 ppt
  3. work on unit vocabulary, quiz on part 2 tomorrow

HW: study for quiz tomorrow, political cartoon

 

Wednesday April 10

LG: Learn about federalism.

  1. Quiz  vocabulary part 2
  2. pp. 47-50 answer questions 1-3 p. 50, review of Art. of Confederation strengths/weaknesses
  3. pp. 68-76 answer questions 1-8 p. 76, take notes on Federalism as you read
  4. pp. 103-110 answer questions 1-4 p. 110, take notes on Federalism as you read
  5. wrap up and summary

HW: study for Articles of Confederacy quiz, political cartoon

 

Thursday April 11

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

  1. Kahoot! Review
  2. Review the Constitution
  3. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz
  4.  Amendment questions
  5.  study for Unit 1 assessment

HW: study for test

 

Friday April 12

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

  1. turn in political cartoon analysis #2
  2.  Unit 1 vocabulary, handwritten vocabulary only, due
  3.   Unit 1 assessment
  4.   receive unit 2 vocabulary

HW: complete political cartoon analysis

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