Honors Economics Weeks of October 9-13,16-20, 23-26

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon Gov/Econ Materials | Posted on October 5, 2017

Monday Oct. 9

LG: To be able to explain how specialization and voluntary exchange are beneficial to individuals, businesses, and countries. To be able to describe how government plays a role in the economy even when the economy leans toward a market system.

  1. PPT Notes Quiz 3
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on Goods, Market Failure, and Role of Government Lecture 4, Role of Government-2cfmsb7
  3. Pass out Unit 1 Problem Set, check for accuracy tomorrow in class

 

Tuesday Oct. 10

LG: To review Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Ch 2 Naked Economics quiz
  2. Unit 1 Problems Set, checking in class for accuracy
  3. Complete and review vocabulary

HW: Study for test

 

Wednesday Oct. 11

LG: To assess understanding of Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Unit 1 Test
  2. Receive Unit 2 Vocabulary

 

Thursday Oct. 12  **Early Release Day **

  1. Pretest on the computers, with iRespond app

 

Friday Oct. 13  ***Bring Textbook***

LG: Describe how each sector of the economy (households, businesses, and government) interacts with one another in markets. They will explain how each sector is both consumer and producer in order to create a circular flow of goods and services.

  1. Read pp. 40-44 in text book and answer questions 1-5 on p, 44
  2. Draw out circular flow chart label and color, activity
  3. Complete Vocabulary for Unit 2 Microeconomics

 

Monday Oct. 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.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos- money, circular flow
  2. Quiz over money and circular flow
  3. PowerPoint notes and Videos- Demand
  4. Demand Activity

 

Tuesday Oct. 17

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. Ch. 6 Naked Economics Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes and videos- demand
  3. Buyers and sellers of a commodity activity, if time

 

Wednesday Oct. 18

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

 

Thursday Oct. 19

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   

Friday Oct. 20

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. PowerPoint notes/video- Surplus and Market Structures
  3. Check Equilibrium Activity  

 

Monday Oct. 23

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. Market Structures Quiz
  2. complete PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Elasticity
  4. Elasticity Activity, if time

 

Tuesday Oct. 24

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 Naked Economics
  2. Quiz Elasticity/Market Structures
  3. PowerPoint notes/video- Business Organizations
  4. Complete a chart on Bus. Org.
  5. Receive Problem Set, check at beginning of class tomorrow

 

Wednesday Oct. 25

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. Check Problem Set
  2. Learning Commons, for USATest Prep for Micro Test

 

Thursday Oct. 26

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Microeconomics.

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

 

 

 

Honors Economics Week of Oct. 2-6

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 22, 2017

Monday Oct. 2

LG: Become familiar with Economics definition.

  1. Defining economics activity
  2. Discuss words and phrases
  3. Life Map Activity
  4. 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?
  5. Summary Time

Tuesday Oct. 3

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

  1. Life Maps- share
  2. Turn in homework questions
  3. Discuss def. of capitalism vs. democracy
  4. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning
  5. Scarcity activity

Wednesday Oct. 4

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 over lecture 1 tomorrow
  2. Complete ppt #1
  3. Review key concepts- Production Resources and Resource Allocation Activity
  4. Four Corners Activity- Opportunity Costs
  5. PowerPoint notes : Economic Systems

Thursday Oct. 5

LG: Describe the roles of government in a market economy.

  1. Quiz Standard 1
  2. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems

Friday Oct. 6

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. PowerPoint notes/videos on production possibilities
  2. Production possibilities activities
  3. Summary time

 

 

 

 

 

Honors World History Week of Oct. 2-5, 9-13, 16-17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on September 20, 2017

Unit 4 European & Asian Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation ( Georgia Standards of Excellence Social Studies 7,9,11) Ch. 13,14,17,19, and sect. 4 of Ch. 12

Quiz yourself and study for Test Unit 4 with these Trivia Power Points:Middle Ages Trivia-1cb7awx and Renaissance Trivia-21nrobg

Read Incantation, out of class reading book. First quiz Oct. 6 over Part 1

Quizzes and Test Dates for Unit 4

  1. Incantation pt. I Oct. 6
  2. Incantation pt. II Oct. 13
  3. Unit 4 Assessment Oct. 17

You need to bring your book for Friday Oct. 13!

Monday Oct. 2

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1. Video the Dark Ages with Questions

Tuesday Oct. 3

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1.  Notes on Charlemagne
  2. Reading about Charlemagne and organizer chart to fill out
  3. Feudalism Simulation
  4. Feudalism and Manorialism  notes
  5. Feudal Pyramid questions

Wednesday Oct. 4

LG: Learn about feudalism in Asia, the power of the church, and the Crusades.

  1. Discuss Japan’s Feudalism, after reading article “The Four-Tiered System of Feudal Japan”
  2. Notes on the power of the church
  3. Crusades notes
  4. Crusades: The Crescent and the Cross documentary, if time

Thursday Oct. 5

LG: The Crusades of Medieval Europe.

  1. Crusades: The Crescent and the Cross documentary
  2. Decline of Feudalism notes and graphic organizer
  3. Bubonic Plague clip
  4. Get in groups and begin planning Medieval House of Horrors Projects

Friday Oct. 6

LG: Research the Medieval topic your group is assigned.

  1. Quiz 1 Incantation
  2. research and plan for your medieval project

Monday Oct. 9

LG: Learn all about the excitement and horror of the medieval times through the class presentations.

  1. Medieval House of Horrors presentations.
  2. High Middle Ages notes
  3. Medieval Timeline

Tuesday Oct. 10

LG: Learn about the Renaissance of Europe.

  1. Decline of Feudalism Graphic Organizer
  2. The European Renaissance notes
  3. Read an excerpt from The Prince and analyze the text by answering the questions

Wednesday Oct. 11

PSAT Day! No World History today. Good luck on your PSAT!

Thursday Oct. 12

LG: Learn about the protestant reformation.

  1. Complete notes on Protestant Reformation ( 1st period only)
  2. Renaissance Art chart and notes
  3. Notes on the counter reformation

Friday Oct. 13   ****Bring your textbook****

LG: Learn about the Counter Reformation.

  1. Quiz Part II of Incantation
  2. read in your text book and answer questions about the Qing and Ming Dynasties in China Ch. 19, Sect. 2 pp. 536-541, answer questions #1-8 on p. 241; and the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan Ch. 19 Sect. 3 pp. 542-547, answer questions #1-8 on p. 547
  3. Renaissance art- You be the artist activity

Monday Oct. 16

LG: To reflect on the differences between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

  1. Timeline on Renaissance Era
  2. Middle Ages vs. Renaissance Chart and Questions

Tuesday Oct. 17

LG: Prepare for test on Middle ages, the Renaissance and Reformation.

  1. Complete any work needed
  2. Review for test on Tuesday

Wednesday Oct. 18

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 packet
  2. Test on the Middle Ages, Renaissance and the Reformation.

 

Hon. World History Weeks of Sept. 11-15, 18-22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on September 7, 2017

*** Important dates***

Bring text books on days marked,   Thur. and Fri. Sept. 14 and 15, Tues., Wed. and Thur. Sept. 19-21

Friday Sept. 15  Quiz Africa Ch. 8 Bantu and Askum, Ch. 15 section 2 on Western Africa Civilizations

Tuesday Sept 19 Quiz Central /South America Civilizations

Friday Sept. 22 Unit 3 Assessment

 

 

Wednesday Sept. 13

LG: Learn about Africa’s development.

  1. Notes ppt on African civilizations
  2. map on African civilizations
  3. notes on Mansa Musa’s Hajj

Thursday Sept. 14

LG: Learn about Africa’s development.

  1. Complete table in unit packet on Africa
  2. Using your text book, answer questions in your packet on China, India, Central/South  America, Kiev, Russia,  Africa and Byzantine, complete for homework
  3. View film Africa:a History Denied
  4. Complete film questions as you go

 

Friday Sept. 15

LG: Learn about the cultures if Central/South America.

  1. Quiz Africa Ch. 8 Bantu and Askum, Ch. 15 section 2 on Western Africa Civilizations
  2. Notes ppt. South American cultures
  3. video Maya :the Blood of Kings
  4. answer video questions as you view the film
  5. Web Quest –Aztec-Maya-Inca-Webquest-23soraj (4)-21tqh1w on Central/South American cultures, complete for home work

Monday Sept. 18

LG: Learn about the Byzantine Empire.

  1. ppt. of Byzantine Empire, Russia. and the Mongols.
  2. Complete map of  Byzantine Empire

Tuesday Sept. 19 Bring text book to class.

LG: Learn about the Byzantine Empire, and Islam.

  1. Quiz Central /South America Civilizations
  2. Ch. 10 Islam notes ppt.
  3. Complete Maya: The Blood of Kings and questions
  4. religions comparison chart, fill out using pg. 296
  5. “Western religions: An Introduction” worksheet

Wednesday Sept. 20 Bring text book to class.

LG: Learn about China and the Mongols.

  1. Ch. 12 China and the Mongols, answer questions in sections 1-3 of ch. 12
  2. Film The Mongols
  3. answer video questions as you view film

Thursday Sept. 21 Bring text book to class.

LG: Learn about the various religions that have developed.

  1. Complete The Mongols film and questions
  2. wrap up any questions in preparation for test Friday.

Friday Sept. 22

LG: demonstrate knowledge of the Cultures around the world during Medieval Times.

  1. Assessment for Unit 3

 

 

 

 

Honors Government Weeks of Sept . 11-15, 18- 22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 7, 2017

** Final Exam Study Guide** FINAL EXAM REVIEW SHEET

 

Wednesday Sept. 13

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the understanding of the judicial system in the U.S..

  1. Turn in Unit 3 vocabulary
  2. Test Unit 3- The Judicial System
  3. 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 Friday.
  4. Pick up your Unit 4 vocabulary packet

Thursday Sept. 14

LG: Gain a better understanding of the political parties in the U.S..

  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( you will need to go to several links to learn more about them), 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 Wednesday.

Friday Sept. 15

LG: Gain a better understanding of the political parties in the U.S..

  1. Turn in Political Party web notes
  2. Take notes Ch 16

Monday Sept. 18

LG: Gain a better understanding of the political parties in the U.S..

  1. Complete notes on Ch. 16
  2. Notes Ch. 17

Tuesday Sept. 19

LG: Learn about Public Policy and politics.

  1. Political Party Identification Quiz
  2. Notes Ch. 18
  3. review for final exam

Wednesday Sept. 20

LG: Learn about Public Policy and politics.

  1. notes on Ch. 18
  2. review for final exam

Thursday Sept. 21

LG: Learn about Public Policy and politics.

  1. Turn in Unit 4 Vocabulary
  2. Final Exam

Friday Sept. 22

LG: Gain a better understanding of the judicial system.

  1. View Inherit the Wind, answer questions as you view.

 

 

Hon. Govt./Econ. Materials and Information

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon Gov/Econ Materials | Posted on August 31, 2017

***I am available for individual help throughout the week- Mondays before or after school, Wednesday – Friday mornings, and Thursday after school. You can contact me through email to set an appointment that works for us both.

Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus F2017-1chfw2u

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

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-15vxvbr

For Extra help with concepts visit Crash Course Government and Economics on YouTube,  or Khan Academy. They have great videos that can help you better understand particular concepts.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=crash+course+government

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=khan+academy+government

Hon. World History Handouts and Materials

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. World History Materials | Posted on August 31, 2017

Honors World History Syllabus f2017-2nip86n

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-15vxvbr

Social-Studies-World-History-Georgia-Standards-28vzs7k

***I am available for individual help throughout the week- Mondays before or after school, Wednesday – Friday mornings, and Thursday after school. You can contact me through email to set an appointment that works for us both.

 

For extra information or help try out some of Khan Academy’s videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HB9UeibLURBlcdR4XzputM9

Honors World History Week of Sept. 4-8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 30, 2017

*Reading quiz ch 6 Tuesday

* Unit 2 Assessment – Greeks and Romans Friday

Monday Sept. 4 Labor Day

Tuesday Sept. 5

LG: Learn about the Roman Empire.

  1. Quiz on CH. 6
  2. Roman Achievement Stations
  3. complete film if needed
  4. Complete map on the Roman Empire for homework
  5. Read about the men who followed after Caesar for homework

Wednesday Sept. 6

LG: Learn about the fall of the Roman Empire.

  1. Notes on Punic wars ppt
  2. Inquiry based project on Fall of the Roman Empire.

Thursday Sept. 7

LG: Learn about the fall of the Roman Empire.

  1. 1/2 class to complete Fall of Roman Empire
  2. wrap and review for Unit 2 Assessment- Greeks and Romans tomorrow

Friday Sept. 8

LG: Show understanding of Greeks and Romans.

  1. Turn in Unit packets
  2. Unit 2 Assessment

Honors World History Week of August 28-September 5

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 24, 2017

Monday August 28

LG: Understand the Persian and Peloponnesian War.

  1. Complete notes on the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars
  2. Begin map of the Empire of Alexander the Great

Tuesday August 29

LG: Learn about some of Plato’s famous works, and learn about the Punic Wars.

  1. read primary sources in packets and answer all questions marked.
  2. Complete Alexander the Great Map
  3. Look at and take notes on the Punic Wars

Wednesday August 30  *bring your text book*

LG:  Learn about the Punic Wars, and look at the Roman Republic

  1. Reading quiz corrections using text book
  2. Begin Roman Daily Life questions and reading

Thursday August 31

LG:  Learn about the Punic Wars, and look at the Roman Republic.

  1. Complete Roman Daily Life
  2. Take notes on the Roman Republic
  3. Read about the decline of the Roman republic

Friday September 1

LG: Compare and contrast the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

  1. Compare and contrast activity
  2. View Rome: the Ultimate Empire

Monday Sept. 4 Labor Day

Tuesday Sept. 5

LG: Learn about the Roman Empire.

  1. Quiz on CH. 6
  2. Complete map on the Roman Empire
  3. complete film if needed
  4. Look at the men who followed after Caesar

 

 

Honors Government Week of August 25, August 28- Sept. 1, Sept. 5-7

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 24, 2017

Friday August 25

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 August 28

LG: Learn about the Supreme Court.

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

 

Tuesday August 29           

LG: Learn more about interest groups.

  1. 12 power point notes
  2. Research for Supreme court projects lab 516

 

Wednesday August 30

LG: Learn about  constitutional freedoms.

  1. Ch 13 notes
  2. Work on supreme court cases

 

Thursday August 31

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

 

 Friday September 1

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

 

Monday   *LABOR DAY BREAK*

 

Tuesday September 5

LG: Learn about laws in America.

  1. Complete Ch. 12 notes
  2. ch. 13 notes
  3. interest group brochure

 

Wednesday September 6 

LG: Learn about laws in America.

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

Thursday  September 7

LG: Show understanding of Judicial Unit.

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