Honors Govt. Unit 3 April 29-May 3

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on April 24, 2019

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

 

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

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

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

 

Thursday May 2

LG: Learn about the Legislative Branch.

  1. Notes Congress at Work
  2. Review for test

HW: Study for test and complete all vocabulary

 

Friday May 3

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the Legislative Branch of government.

  1. turn in vocabulary
  2. Unit 3 Assessment

HW: Have a great weekend!

 

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

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on April 11, 2019

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

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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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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 18, 2019

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** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

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

Honors Economics Unit 5 Plans March 8, 11-15, 18-20

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 7, 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 March 19-20  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.***** Due by 10 pm March 18th

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

StudyGuide: Milestones_StudyGuide_Economics_11-16-ymxtob

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

Naked Economics assigned reading: Pre course work-1iwgc70

honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

 

Friday March 8

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. Sample budget sheets to discuss and practice budgeting

HW: USATest Prep Quizzes,   read NE Chapter 7

 

Monday March 11

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. compare different types of financial services
  2. why the spread between interest charged and interests earned?
  3. relationship between risk and return

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

Tuesday March 12

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

  1. Review types of taxes and effect  different groups
  2. Look at the costs and benefits of credit
  3. compare interest rates on loans and credit cards
  4. define annual percentage rate, fixed versus variable interest rates, and simple versus compound interest

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

Wednesday March 13

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 types of insurance
  2. look at cost and benefits of different types of insurance
  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

Thursday March 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

Friday March 14

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

Monday March 18

LG: Prepare for EOC.

  1. Review for EOC in economics

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

Tuesday March 19 and 20

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of Economic principles.

  1. EOC Economics

HW: Breathe!!!

 

 

Honors Economics Unit 4 Plans March 1, 4-8

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

RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

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

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

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

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

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

StudyGuide: Milestones_StudyGuide_Economics_11-16-ymxtob

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

Naked Economics assigned reading: Pre course work-1iwgc70

honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

 

Friday March 1

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

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

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

 

Monday Mar. 4

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

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

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

 

Tuesday Mar. 5

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

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

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

 

Wednesday Mar. 6

LG: To explain the reasons for international trade, define and give examples of imports and exports, explain the significance of specialization in international trade, define absolute advantage and comparative advantage, identify countries with absolute advantage and comparative from a data set, explain the effects of absolute and comparative advantage on international trade, read and interpret scenarios, tables, and graphs related to absolute and comparative advantage, and give the significance of balance of trade and balance of payment data as economic indicators.

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

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

 

Thursday Mar. 7

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

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

HW: Study for test

Friday Mar. 8

LG: Show understanding of International Economics Concepts.

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

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

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

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Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f)

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

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

Pre course work-1iwgc70

 

Thursday Feb. 7

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

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

HW: study notes, complete GDP practice

 

Friday Feb. 8

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

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

HW: complete business cycle activity, study notes for quiz

 

Monday Feb. 11

LG: To learn about unemployment.

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

HW: review notes for quiz, complete any unfinished classwork

 

Tuesday Feb. 12

LG: Learn about unemployment.

  1. perform unemployment skits
  2. practice unemployment questions

HW: complete unemployment questions, study for quiz

 

Wednesday Feb. 13

LG: Learn about inflation.

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

HW: finish article, study notes

 

Thursday Feb. 14  Happy Valentine’s Day

LG: Learn about CPI, and market baskets.

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

HW: Study notes for quiz

 

Friday Feb. 15

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

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

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

 

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

 

Monday Feb. 25

LG: Learn about fiscal policy and taxes.

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

HW: study notes for quiz

 

Tuesday Feb. 26

LG: Learn about different types of taxes.

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

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

 

Wednesday Feb. 27

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

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

HW: Study for test

 

Thursday Feb. 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Macro economics.

  1. Problem sets
  2. Macroeconomics Assessment

 

Hon. Economics Unit 2 Micro Plans Jan. 22-25, 28-Feb. 1, 4-6

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 18, 2019

Honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

Pre course work-1iwgc70

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

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-15vxvbr

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

Equilibrium video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EzY4Vl460U

Econmovies: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=economics+movies

Elasticity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gguIcyQzSog

 

 

Monday Jan. 21      Student Holiday

 

Tuesday Jan. 22

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

  1. Intro markets with Magic of Markets Activity
  2. Menu for Lunch Activity
  3. PowerPoint notes/videos- circular flow Economics-Unit-3-Circular-Flow NEW-2ew47rqh

HW: Review notes

 

Wednesday Jan. 23

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

  1. Circular Flow Simulation- Businesses and households
  2. Circular flow practice with a partner

HW: Review notes for quiz tomorrow, complete activity if needed

 

Thursday Jan. 24

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 circular flow
  2. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand
  3. Demand practice

HW: Review notes for quiz tomorrow, complete activity if needed

 

Friday Jan. 25

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

HW: Review notes for quiz Monday, complete activity if needed

 

Monday Jan. 28

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. debate info for Micro debate

HW: Review notes for quiz tomorrow, complete activity if needed

 

Tuesday Jan. 29      ***SNOW DAY***

You need to complete your homework  Equilibrium worksheet, we will check first thing the day we return. 2- Supply and Demand Curves worksheet-1gxzexj

Study and prepare for the Equilibrium Quiz the day we return.

 

Wednesday 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. Check Equilibrium Activity
  2. Quiz on Equilibrium
  3. Elasticity notes
  4. Elasticity practice

HW: Review notes for quiz tomorrow, complete activity if needed, and  any debate prep.

 

Thursday 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. Elasticity Quiz
  2. Business organization notes  Types of Business OrganizationRZ-1ipwye5
  3. Bus. Org. organizer

HW: Review notes for quiz tomorrow, complete activity if needed,  any debate prep.

 

Friday 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 Business Organizations
  2. PowerPoint notes/Market Structures and organizer
  3. Article on Market structures
  4. Problem Set Unit 2 Problem Set Micro Spring 2019-1ujc8or
  5. Debate prep

HW: Review notes for quiz Monday, complete any debate prep  and article if needed

 

Monday Feb. 4

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). Debate topic on minimum wage using evidence and economic principles.

  1. Quiz Market Structures
  2. Work on problem set

HW: Complete problem set, it will be graded in class tomorrow; study for Touchstone.

 

Tuesday Feb. 5

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. Touchstones Micro Economics Quiz
  2. Grade problem set
  3. Study for test tomorrow

HW: Study for test tomorrow

 

Wednesday Feb. 6

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro Economics.

  1. turn in problem set
  2. Unit 2 assessment
  3. 8 Minute Economic debates

HW: Breath in and out! We start Macro tomorrow!

 

 

Honors Economics Unit 1 Plans Jan. 7-11, 14-18

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

Unit 1 Problem Set Fundamentals Spring 2019-1153s2k

Syllabus –honors government economics syllabus spring 2019-2o16w97

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-Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

Monday Jan. 7

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
  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.

 

Tuesday Jan. 8

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 signatures
  3. Collect schedules with books marked
  4. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning
  5. Scarcity game

HW: Review notes for tomorrow’s quiz

Wednesday Jan. 9

LG:  Understand scarcity and opportunity costs.

  1. Quiz 1 Basic Economic Reasoning
  2. Read article “The Scarcity Shortage” and answer the questions
  3. Four Corners Activity- Opportunity Costs
  4. Econ. Systems notes

HW: complete opportunity chart if needed

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. 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

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

HW: complete activity if needed

Monday Jan. 14

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. 15

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 tomorrow’s quiz;  complete problem set- an accuracy grade will be taken

Wednesday Jan. 16

LG: Learn about economic goals in economics.

  1. Quiz  4 role of govt.
  2. ppt. on economics goals
  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. 17

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

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

HW: Study for Touchstone’s quiz

Friday  Jan. 18

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts in economics.

  1. Pre Test Economics
  2. Touchstone Quiz  for Fundamentals
  3. Read article and answer questions

HW: complete article  and questions if needed

Hon. Govt. Unit 3 and Beyond Dec. 3-7, 10-14, 19-21

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Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus S2018-1hmwk9f

Monday  Dec. 3

LG: Learn about the Congress.

  1.  notes on Congress and Senate fill in  Comparing House/Senate Sheet as you go
  2. Work on Unit 3 vocabulary
  3. Pick president for presidential poster project, due Wednesday

HW: find pictures to bring in tomorrow and research for President Poster projects

Tuesday Dec. 4

LG: Learn about the development of Congressional powers.

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

HW: find pictures to bring in tomorrow and research for President Poster projects

 

Wednesday Dec. 5

LG: Learn about the presidency and his leadership.

  1. Share presidential posters
  2. Ch. 5-7 Voc Quiz, Thursday
  3. Ch. 6 Notes, complete prezi, if needed

HW: Review notes

 

Thursday Dec. 6

LG: Learn about the presidency and his leadership.

  1. Ch. 5-7 Voc Quiz
  2. Ch 7 notes

HW: Review notes

 

Friday  Dec. 7

LG: Learn about foreign policy and defense.

  1. 1st period only Ch. 7 notes Government – Ch. 7 – Congress at Work-1kjx8tz
  2. Notes ch. 8-9 Government – Ch. 8 & 9 – The Presidency-1uv8nfs
  3. Ch. 10 and  22 notes
  4. work on voc. for Unit 3

HW: Review notes

 

Monday  Dec. 10

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

  1. Complete ch 22 notes ch._22_without_gr-11tzgbi
  2. Special Interest Groups Activity https://votesmart.org/interest-groups#.XAp7j9VKjcs

HW: research special interest group

 

Tuesday  Dec. 11

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

  1. Ch 16 power point notes Chapter 16-1u6719i
  2. Are you a Conservative or Liberal? Activity
  3. Political Ideology handout
  4. Special Interest Groups Activity

HW: research special interest group

 

Wednesday  Dec. 12

LG: Learn about election campaigns and special interest groups.

  1. Ch. 17 Election campaigns notes  Govt Chp 17 Sec 1 [Recovered]-1bbxgoz
  2. How different groups vote- Pew Research Center handout
  3. Present Special Interest Groups Activity

HW: Review notes

 

Thursday  Dec. 13

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

  1. Special Interest Groups presentations
  2. study for unit 3 assessment Unit 3 Review Executive-zum5xo Legislative Branch Review Guide-2fw9jho
  3. Unit 2 Review Powerpoint-2hzb6km
  4. Voc. due tomorrow

HW: study for test, complete all vocabulary

 

Friday Dec. 14

LG: Show understanding of Legislative, Executive and Judicial.

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

HW: Start studying for Final Exam

Monday Dec. 17

LG: Apply what you have learned about government.

  1. Create your own government activity, in pairs

HW: Study for final exam

 

Tuesday Dec. 18

LG: Apply what you have learned about government. 

  1. Create your own government activity, in pairs

HW: Study for final exam

 

Wednesday Dec. 19

LG: Share your Governments.

  1. Present your countries.

HW: Study for final exam

 

Thursday/Friday  Dec. Dec. 20 and 21

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of government.

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

HW: HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS!

 

Hon. Govt. Nov. 16, 26-30

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-16fmte8

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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
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