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Economics-11/27-12/1

Monday-Fundamentals review. Touchstone review test in class.

Tuesday-Microeconomics review. Touchstone review in class.

Wednesday-Macroeconomics review-Touchstone review in class

Thursday-Personal Finance review-Touchstone review in class

Friday-International review-corrections to test in class from previous test.

Extra Credit Tests

There are 3 tests loaded in your assignments reviewing 3 of the major domains on the EOC.

These must be completed to 100% to be recorded.

You may replace any daily grade of your choice with one of these tests.

You may replace your lowest test grade with 2 of these then a daily.

These are all due the morning of 12/5.  Grades will be entered that week.

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Economics-11/12-16

Economics 10/30 – 11/3

Monday-Video notes over macroeconomics and GDP.

  1. Macro Crash Course
  2. Productivity & Growth
  3. GDP-ACDC
  4. Back to the Future
  5. We completed Ch 12 Review pg 326-327 # 1-14.  Have finished Wednesday.

Tuesday-Notes over Macroeconomics.

  • Media center work-For each of the following topics find 1 article online for each of the 3 topics below in the last 6 months and summarize the 4 major points from each.  Look for vocab you recognize from the text. 3 articles in all-one on each topic. Provide Hyperlinks for each one.  Summarizing doesn’t mean cut and paste. Summarize what you learned.
    • GDP
    • Business Cycles
    • Inflation
  • Submit through Turnitin under “Macro-Articles”
  • Go to USA Test Prep-http://www.usatestprep.com/Member-Login
  • School code is harrisonga
  • Login is: newton91
  • Create your own account if you don’t have one and go to the ECONOMICS small test.  See how you do!
  • Select the 2nd Coach Crump you come to.  Select my class.
  • You should have a series of assignments set up under my class. Right now there are two assignments.  Both are due by Friday.
  • If you don’t have a password/login see the media specialists.

When done begin Micro-1 & Macro Review-1 in USATestPrep. These should be finished by beginning of class Thursday.

Wednesday-Completed lecture over 13.  Get notes. Small group review.

Explain: Circular flow/price floors/price ceilings. Shifters of supply/demand.

1st Period-Ch 5 NE quiz next Tuesday.

 

Thursday-Ch 13 Assessment. 1-17 Due tomorrow.  Notes over unemployment/poverty.

Friday-Ch. 12/13 Test.  Follow makeup schedule to complete if absent.  We turned in Ch 13 Assessment.  Make sure articles were emailed in.  Get Ramsey notes on Ch. 9 from desk and classmate.

Week 4 – Economics

Economics-10/23-27

  • Monday-
  • Tuesday-
    • Economovie-Student connections with a favorite film.
    • Create 4 slides in Google Slides highlighting a book or movie that illustrates Microeconomics.  You should include
      • A title slide with your name, a picture from/of book or movie
      • You should then include 12 terms from the Ch 4/5/6 reviews and how they apply in the movie.  This is a group edit.  Don’t mess up other people’s.  We’ll present these tomorrow in class.  They should be updated before class begins.
      • Click here to get to the PowerPoint.  You’ll have to use Google to get in.
      • 2nd period click here
  • Wednesday-
    • Dave Ramsey Ch 1-3 Test 1st half
    • 2nd half-Micro-Touchstones practice test.
    • Test Review-USATestPrep signup
    • Excellent site for test and http://www.econedlink.org/virtual-economics/?topic=Microeconomics
    • Go to USA Test Prep-http://www.usatestprep.com/Member-Login
    • School code is harrisonga
    • Login is: newton91
    • Create your own account if you don’t have one and go to the ECONOMICS small test.  See how you do!
    • Select the 1st Coach Crump you come to.  Select my class.
    • You should have a series of assignments set up under my class. Right now there is one assignment.  You need to have the first assignment done by Friday when class begins.
    • If you don’t have a password/login see the media specialists.
  • Thursday-
    • Ch 4-6 Test-Supply/Demand/Price
    • Present your Microeconomics movie afterwards.
  • Friday-
    • D.R. Ch 4.  Quiz after using notes.
    • When done begin USATestPrep Unit 1 and Unit 2 reviews.  This is a series of questions that will help you review the first few weeks.  These should be completed before class on Monday.  Go to our class on USATestPrep and the assignments are in order.

Week 3 Economics: 10/16 – 10/20

Economics-10/16-20

  • Monday-
    • Complete the section reviews for chapter 4.  Main ideas and terms only.  This is due at the beginning of class Monday.
    • Mutual fund search activity following the test.
      • You have $10,000.  Find 4 mutual funds you’d like to invest in and list which ones. Just search the web and start finding out what’s out there. Summarize why you invested in each.  Use Dave’s Investing Advice to choose 4 categories of funds.
      • You can use any fund finder or company you’d like.  Here’s a simple one.
      • Fill this out by tomorrow at the beginning of class. https://goo.gl/forms/1HSH0eLCdmtb3Gct1
    • Economics-Ch 5 Notes-Use this PowerPoint to begin filling in the blanks at your pace.
  • Tuesday-
    • Economics Ch 6 Notes
    • Economovie-Student connections with a favorite film.
  • Wednesday-
    • Stossell-Price Floors & Ceilings-Lab work.
    • Price Floors & Ceilings-Crash Course
    • Price Floors-ACDC
    • Create 4 slides in Google Slides highlighting a book or movie that illustrates Microeconomics.  You should include
      • A title slide with your name, a picture from/of book or movie
      • You should then include 12 terms from the Ch 4/5/6 reviews and how they apply in the movie.  This is a group edit.  Don’t mess up other people’s.  We’ll present these tomorrow in class.  They should be updated before class begins.
      • Click here to get to the PowerPoint.  You’ll have to use Google to get in.
      • 2nd period click here
    • Test Review-USATestPrep signup
    • Excellent site for test and http://www.econedlink.org/virtual-economics/?topic=Microeconomics
    • Go to USA Test Prep-http://www.usatestprep.com/Member-Login
    • School code is harrisonga
    • Login is: newton91
    • Create your own account if you don’t have one and go to the ECONOMICS small test.  See how you do!
    • Select the 1st Coach Crump you come to.  Select my class.
    • You should have a series of assignments set up under my class. Right now there is one assignment.  You need to have the first assignment done by Friday when class begins.
    • If you don’t have a password/login see the media specialists.
  • Thursday-
    • Present your Microeconomics movie afterwards.
  • Friday-
    • DR. Ch. 3
    • When done begin USATestPrep Unit 1 and Unit 2 reviews.  This is a series of questions that will help you review the first few weeks.  These should be completed before class on Monday.  Go to our class on USATestPrep and the assignments are in order.

Week 2 Economics (10/9-10/13)

Economics-10/9-13

Mon-Ch. 2-Economic Systems

  • Complete All Ch. 2 section assessments.  Due Tuesday.
  • Begin persuasive essay on whether you believe health care should be free or not and reasons why.  Submit through turnitin before Friday at 8:00 am.  Minimum 400 words.  90% originality. 1 point off for every % below.
  • Register yourself for the class at www.turnitin.com using:
    • If you would like students to enroll themselves in this class, they will need both the enrollment key you have chosen and the unique class ID generated by Turnitin:
      • 16507987
        Class ID
      • crump1
    • A good place for information is Pro/Con
    • Do Not go directly down the list with none of your own reasoning.  Keep in mind that “There is no such thing as a free lunch.”

Tues-Ch. 3-Free Enterprise

Wed-Sr. Summit

Thur-½ Day. Economics pretest in lab.

Friday-Ch-1-3 Test-D.R. Ch 2-Use Guided Readings and powerpoints from blog I posted Friday to help.

Economics (Week 1) 10/2 – 10/6

Economics 10/2-6

Economics:

  • Monday-Syllabus.  Get the syllabus from makeup desk and bring in signed.
    • Begin “5 Financial Tips”
    • Choose a company you’d like to learn about this semester.
    • Choose a mutual fund you’d like to research this semester?
  • Tuesday-Watched a documentary called “Maxed Out” and took notes.  He needs to write a 200 word summary of the dangers of credit card debt and email or hand in Wednesday.
  • Wednesday-Completed “Maxed Out” with discussion.  Began Ch. 1 lecture notes.  Get from makeup desk and fill ins from a classmate.
  • Thursday-Dave Ramsey-Ch 1-Savings and investment.  Get worksheet from desk and answers from a classmate.  Have in your notebook Tuesday.
  • Friday-Quiz over Fundamentals of Economics and Ch. 1 of D. R.

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Government-9/5-8

Tuesday-Viewed Crash Course videos on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights.  Get a classmates notes. We watched #23-27.

Good notes over Civil Right and Civil Liberties-1azuzhq

Tuesday-Completed pg. 384 and took notes on Civil Liberties.  Get from a classmate.  Turn in Chapter review on Wednesday.

Wednesday-

Lab work-Readings on current Civil Rights cases.

Palin vs US Times-etc.

Gawker/TMZ

Thursday

Label & illustrate

  1. 1st amendment-all 4 freedoms
  2. 2nd
  3. 3
  4. 4 & case
  5. 5 & case
  6. 6 & case
  7. Establishment clause
  8. Free exercise clause
  9. Affirmative action
  10. Double jeopardy
  11. Jim crow
  12. Exclusionary rule
  13. Plessy & Brown v Board
  14. Slander & libel
  15. Heckler’s veto

Friday

Complete pgs 472 & 524 and keep in notebook to study.  We watched Crash Course Government-40 & 42.

 

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Government 8/27-9/1

Monday-

Get notes from a classmate on “West Wing-The Supremes”.  25 Plot notes due.  Or you can watch on Netflix/Prime if you have it and turn in Monday.
Complete Ch. 11 and 12 Chapter Reviews.  Due Tuesday.

Tuesday:

Go to the site and read on any 2 court cases currently pending you find interesting. Provide a quick summary of the case and what you hope the outcome will be and why. Write on separate paper and entitle “Court Cases” and turn in before you leave. Turn in Wednesday if absent.
Complete the West Wing quiz after you watch the West Wing-Season 5-“The Supremes”.  It’s on Netflix. If you don’t have it, write a 250 summary by hand of any major Supreme Court case that interests you.
We discussed the powers or the Judicial Branch.  Watch crash course #19 & 20.
You’ll be assigned a court case to argue on Friday from those up for argument in October.  If absent choose one you find interesting be ready to jump in Thursday.
Wednesday:
Complete all section reviews for Ch. 12.  These will be taken up Friday along with your Ch. 11 ones.  Study these, the crash courses, and notes I gave Monday for the test.  Also look over Ch 11/12 Assessments in your textbooks for review.
We are moving the test from Thursday to Friday due to the Sr. Picnic being moved back 30 minutes.
Thursday:
Test over the judicial, executive, and legislative branches.  Makeup next week following the schedule.
When done you need to review a court case being considered and write a 250 word summary of the case and what you think should happen.
Friday-
Court case presentations.

Government (Week 3) – (August 14th – 18th)

Monday-Begin Ch. 3 and Constitution Scavenger Hunt-Took notes over CNNnews for Monday.  Keep up with these daily in running notes for quizzes.

Tuesday-Ch. 3 Section 1 Review-Lecture. Complete pg. 75 review.

Wednesday-Ch 3 Section 2-3 Review and Lecture

Media Center-Articles on Constitutional Issues-Scavenger Hunt DueGo to the RCP homepage-Select 5 articles that interest you and follow Current Events Summary Template for each on your own paper. Turn in at the end of class. Title “Current Events-Constitution.

At the end of each one provide a way that it connects to the Constitution.

Thursday-I Think We Should Presentations

Friday-Founding Brothers 3. Watch online and turn in notes on Monday.