Geography 1/22 to 1/25

SSWG1 Explain why physical characteristics of place such as landforms, bodies of water,
climate, and natural resources act as contributing factors to world settlement patterns.

Mon- Holiday

 

Tues- Notes on SW Asia geography

Map of SW Asia

 

Wed- Map quiz Africa/Europe

Intor to geography of SOuth Asia

Map activity – South Asia

 

Thurs-   Notes East Asia geography

East Asia Map

 

Fri- Map Quiz  SW Asia  & Asia

Notes on Oceania Geigraphy

 

Econ 1/22 to 1/25

SSEMI2 Explain how the law of demand, the law of supply, and prices work to determine
production and distribution in a market economy.
a. Define the law of supply and the law of demand.

 

Mon-   Law of Demand

Group activity on demand.

Notes on demand.

Study guide

 

Tues: Shift in demand.

Demand curve/graph activity

Circulauar flow model activity.

 

Wed.  Supply

Ch. 5 notes

Ch 5 Study Guide

 

Thurs.   Shifts in demand

Subsidies, regulations, input costs.

Marginal coats of production and labor costs worksheet.

 

Fri- Quiz Ch 4/5

SUpply and demand curve activity

 

Geography 1/4-1/18

SSWG1 Explain why physical characteristics of place such as landforms, bodies of water,
climate, and natural resources act as contributing factors to world settlement patterns.

c. Identify and describe climates and locations of major physical features of Europe. Explain how
these physical characteristics impact settlement patterns including, but not limited to, the Alps,
Pyrenees, and Ural Mountains, and the Rhine, Danube, and Seine Rivers.
d. Identify and describe climates and locations of major physical features of Africa. Explain how
these physical characteristics impact settlement patterns including, but not limited to, the Nile
River Valley, the Sahara, the Kalahari Desert, the Sahel, and the Congo River Basin.

 

Mon- European Geography

PowerPoint Notes

 

Tuesday- European Physiacl Map Activity

Video clip on European Rivers\

Cover Map Projections

 

Wed. African Geography Notes

PowerPoints/Notes

 

Thurs- African Map  Activity

African Geography Notes

 

Fri-  Video on African Geography

Currnet Event Africa

Econ

SSEF4 The student will 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.
a. Compare command, market, and mixed economic systems with regard to private ownership,
profit motive, consumer sovereignty, competition, and government regulation.
b. Evaluate how well each type of system answers the three economic questions and meets the
broad social and economic goals of freedom, security, equity, growth, efficiency, and stability.
SSEF5 The student will describe the roles of government in a market economy.
a. Explain why government provides public goods and services, redistributes income, protects
property rights, and resolves market failures.
b. Give examples of government regulation and deregulation and their effects on consumers and
producers.

 

Mon- Finish Greed Video

Notes- Econimic systems CH 2

Glass making in Soviet Union Activity

HW- Ch 2 Study Guide Questions

Unit 1 Study Guide  Study Guide Unit I-1wehblu

 

Tues. Ch 3  Free Enterprise System

Notes- government involvement in US Econ.

Regulation and Safety net programs

HW- Ch 3 Study Guide

 

Wed.  Test Unit I

 

Thurs- Intro to Ch4 Demand

Notes and

HW  Ch 4 Study Guide

 

Fri-   Demand

Crashcourse Video

Shifts in Demand

Geography 1/ to 1/11

SSWG1 Explain why physical characteristics of place such as landforms, bodies of water,
climate, and natural resources act as contributing factors to world settlement patterns.

Monday: Intro to course and syllabus

Notes/ 5 Themes of Geography

World Map

5 Themes of Geography Notes PPT-1

Tues: Map projections and Intro to North America Physical Geography

North America Geography worksheets

Identify and describe climates and locations of major physical features of North America.
Explain how these physical characteristics impact settlement patterns including, but not limited
to, the Mississippi River System, the Appalachian and Rocky Mountains, and the Canadian
Shield.

 

Wednesday- North American Geography continued

Intro to South America Geography

Notes- group work on worksheets.

 

Thursday- Latin/South America Geography

Identify and describe climates and locations of major physical features of Central and South
America. Explain how these physical characteristics impact settlement patterns including, but
not limited to, the Andes Mountains, Amazon Basin, Atacama Desert, and the Pampas.

Notes/PowerPoint

 

Friday: Map Quiz   North/South America Physical map

Wrap up South America Geography

Amazon Basin focus: Video and activity

 

 

 

 

 

Econ 1/7 to 1/11

SSEF1 Explain why limited productive resources and unlimited wants result in scarcity,
opportunity costs, and tradeoffs for individuals, businesses, and governments

SSEF2 Give examples of how rational decision making entails comparing the marginal
benefits and the marginal costs of an action

SSEF3 Explain how specialization and voluntary exchange influence buyers and sellers.

SSEF4 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.

 

Econ Syllabus 2019 Spring-2bezs6j

Monday- Intro and syllabus: Econimcs reasoning fun quiz

a. Define scarcity as a basic condition that exists when unlimited wants exceed limited
productive resources.
b. Define and give examples of productive resources (i.e. factors of production): natural
resources (i.e. land), human resources (i.e. labor and human capital), physical capital and
entrepreneurship

Tuesday- opporutnty costs and trade off. Kidney dialysis activity/Drew Carey Video

Define opportunity cost as the next best alternative given up when individuals, businesses,
and governments confront scarcity by making choices.

Homework- Chapter 1 worksheet

ch1notes

a. Define marginal cost and marginal benefit.
b. Explain that rational decisions occur when the marginal benefits of an action equal or
exceed the marginal costs.

Wednesday-  Incentives and how they influence behavior

Intrudcution to Production Possibilites Curve-  group work on graph / curves

Thursday- Economic systems- powerpoint/notes/discussion

Homework-Chapter 2 worksheet

EconCh01-2

ch2notes

 

Crashcourse economics video.

Friday- Economic systems continued- Adam Smith vs Karl Mark

Video: Greed

Chapter 1 & 2 worksheets due.

 

 

 

 

US History

Monday: 10 Days That Changed American History Activity

2nd set of Quesions and Reading

 

Tuesday: Discuss and assign decades project

1920’s,  1940’s, 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s

Wed: Research for decades project

Thurs: Reserach for decasdes project

Fri: 10 Days That Changed American History Activity