Government: April 22nd – 27th

Monday:

 

  1.  We will continue the notes on the Legislative Branch
  2. Video:  “One School’s Fight”

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please use this time to work on your Unit 3 Vocabulary and Study Guide.  Remember that the vocabulary quiz for the Unit is on Monday of next week.

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Tuesday:

 

  1.  Movie: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”  Part 1

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please use this time to work on your Unit 3 Vocabulary and Study Guide.  Remember that the vocabulary quiz for the Unit is on Monday of next week.

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Wednesday:

 

  1.  Movie: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” Part 2

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please use this time to work on your Unit 3 Vocabulary and Study Guide.  Remember that the vocabulary quiz for the Unit is on Monday of next week.

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Thursday:

 

  1.  We will go to the lab today to work on the Congress Web Quest.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please use this time to work on your Unit 3 Vocabulary and Study Guide.  Remember that the vocabulary quiz for the Unit is on Monday of next week.

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Friday:

 

  1.  ICivics Presidential Activity

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please use this time to work on your Unit 3 Vocabulary and Study Guide.  Remember that the vocabulary quiz for the Unit is on Monday of next week.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3 Vocabulary Quiz.  (To be given on Monday)

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Government: April 16th – April 20th

Monday:

  1.  We will take the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz
  2. Constitution USA:  “A More Perfect Union”  and “It’s A Free Country”

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the questions on the back of the Unit 2 Objective Sheet.

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Tuesday:

  1.  We will review for the Unit 2 Test

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the questions on the back of the Unit 2 Objective Sheet.

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Wednesday:

  1.  We will take the Unit 2 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the questions on the back of the Unit 2 Objective Sheet.

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Thursday:

  1.  We will begin Unit 3 on the Legislative and the Executive Branch.
  2. Hand out Unit 3 Objective Sheets
  3. Go over the results of the Unit 2 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the questions on the back of the Unit 3 Objective Sheet.

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Friday:

  1.  Congress Webquest.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the questions on the back of the Unit 3 Objective Sheet.

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Government: April 11th – 13th

Wednesday:

We will continue the “Welcome To the Supreme Court” activity presentations.

We will finish the Constitution notes.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the Welcome to the Supreme Court activity handout

Homework:  Complete the Unit 2 Vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 vocabulary quiz on 4/16

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Economics: March 5th – March 9th

Due to the EOC Date Extension the following dates have changed from last week.

 

Final Unit Test to be given on Tuesday March 13th.  This Course ENDS ON MARCH 21st and the EOC will be given on March 20th and March 21st.

LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK AND MISSING ASSIGNMENTS FOR UNITS 1, 2, AND 3 IS WEDNESDAY MARCH 14TH.  (ALSO INCLUDES THE PERSONAL FINANCE PROJECT)

LAST DAY FOR TEST CORRECTIONS AND TEST MAKEUP FOR UNITS 1,2, AND 3 IS WEDNESDAY MARCH 14TH

TUTORING CONTINUES ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL FROM 3:45-5PM  AND BEFORE SCHOOL WITH COACH NORTON MONDAY – THURSDAY FROM 7:45-8:15.  TEST CORRECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE DURING THESE TIMES ON MONDAY’S ONLY.

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Monday:

  1.  Fiscal Policy Wrap Up and Monetary Policy Notes Part 1.

 

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Tuesday:

1.     We will Finish the Notes on Monetary Policy

2.     We will work with Monetary Policy tools and strategies to fix unbalanced economies.

 

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3B/4  Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.   Test date is Tuesday March 13th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete the section assessment questions for the Chapter in the book on Monetary Policy.

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Wednesday:

  1.  The Fight of the Century Round 2.
  2. FED Chairman Game Introduction.
  3. Diagnosing and Treating Imperfect Economies.

 

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3B/4  Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.   Test date is Tuesday March 13th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete the section assessment questions for the Chapter in the book on Monetary Policy.

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Thursday:

 

1.     Study Guide Work for the Unit 3B/4  Test

 

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3B/4  Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.   Test date is Tuesday March 13th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete the section assessment questions for the Chapter in the book on Monetary Policy.

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Friday:

 

1.   FED Chairman Game and U.S. Budget Simulator

 

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3B/4  Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.   Test date is Tuesday March 13th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete the section assessment questions for the Chapter in the book on Monetary Policy.

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Economics: February 26th – March 2nd

Final Unit Test to be given on Thursday March 8th.  This Course ENDS IN TWO WEEKS AND IS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION!!!!

LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK AND MISSING ASSIGNMENTS FOR UNITS 1, 2, AND 3 IS MONDAY MARCH 5TH

PERSONAL FINANCE PROJECT DUE MARCH 1st.

TUTORING CONTINUES ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL FROM 3:45-5PM  AND BEFORE SCHOOL WITH COACH NORTON MONDAY – THURSDAY FROM 7:45-8:15.  TEST CORRECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE DURING THESE TIMES ON MONDAY’S ONLY.

Monday:

  1. Fiscal Policy Lecture notes and Discussion
  2. Working with Fiscal Policy Worksheet.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

  1. Homework: Continue working on your Personal Finance project and your EOC Review sheet.  Study for the Unit 3 Test to be given on Wednesday February 28th.

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Tuesday:

  1. Go over the Fiscal Policy Worksheet
  2. Fix the imperfect economies using the tools of Fiscal Policy Activity
  3. Review for the Unit 3 Test on Economic Measurement

Homework: Continue working on your Personal Finance project and your EOC Review sheet.  Study for the Unit 3 Test to be given on Wednesday February 28th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will take the Unit 3A Test on Economic Measurement
  2. Unit 3A Vocabulary Due Today

Homework: Continue working on your Personal Finance project (Due Tomorrow!)  and your EOC Review sheet.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Thursday:   (TURN IN PERSONAL FINANCE PROJECT)

  1. Review Fiscal Policy
  2. How Credit Cards Work
  3. In Plain English –  Video on Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve
  4. Monetary Policy Lecture and Discussion
  5. ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Friday:

  1. Monetary Policy Lecture and Discussion Wrap-up
  2. Fix the imperfect economies using Monetary Policy Tools Activity
  3. Monetary Policy Worksheet.

Homework: Study for the Unit 4 Test to be given on March 8th

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

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Economics: February 12th – 16th

 

Monday:    We will review the results of the Unit 2 Test

  1. We will discuss the major Economic Problems and their causes.
  2. We will experiment with economic measurements designed to tell us when we are having Economic Problems.  (Gross Domestic Product)

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Measurement.  Read sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

Homework:  Continue working on your Personal Finance Project which is due March 1st.  Start working on the Unit 3 Vocabulary from the Objective Sheet.

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Tuesday:

  1. We will look at the forces of Aggregate Supply & Demand and analyze how they help determine the strength or weakness of Gross Domestic Product.
  2. We will discuss the Economic Problem of Unemployment.

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 3.  Continue working on the Unit 3 Personal Finance Project, due March 1st.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Measurement.  Read sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

 

Wednesday:

  1. We will finish our look at the causes and effects of unemployment.
  2. We will discuss the economic problem of inflation and how it is measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  3. Students will use the Market Basket, CPI, and PPI to determine the rate of inflation during different periods of time.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Problems.  Read sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 3.  Continue working on the Unit 3 Personal Finance Project, due March 1st.

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Thursday:

  1. We will take what we have learned about economic problems and their measurement in the national economy and use it to diagnose unhealthy economies.
  1. Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 3. Continue working on the Unit 3 Personal Finance Project, due March 1st.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Problems.  Read sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

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Friday:

  1. Unhealthy economies diagnosis and presentations continued.
  1. Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 3. Continue working on the Unit 3 Personal Finance Project, due March 1st.  Study over the break for Wednesday’s Unit 3 Test.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Economics: February 5th – 9th

Monday:

  1. Calculating Total Revenue
  2. Calculating changes in Price and quantity
  3. Personal Finance Project

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 6 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 9th

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Tuesday:

1.  Business Types and Market Structures Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 9th.  Work on the Market Structures Project.

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Wednesday:

1.  Working with Business Types and Market Structures

ISS/OSS Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 9th.  Work on the Market Structures Project.

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Thursday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 2 test which will cover Demand, Supply, Prices, Equilibrium, Floors and Ceilings, Business Types and Market Structures.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Finish your Unit 2 Objective Sheet and study for the test.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 9th.  Work on the Market Structures Project.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 2 Test

2.  Unit 2 Objective Sheet is due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Finish your Unit 2 Objectvie Sheet and study for the test.

Homework:  Work on the Market Structures Project.

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Economics: January 29th – February 2nd

Monday:

1.  Demand worksheet review

2.  Diminishing Marginal Utility Activity

3.  Demand Pop Quiz.

4.  Everfi Project Introduction

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read Chapter 5 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  You should be working on the Everfi Project.

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Tuesday:

1.  Supply Notes

2.  Working with Supply WS

3.  Working with shifting Supply Curves

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 5 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Wednesday:

1.  Working with shifting Supply Curves  (Wrap-Up)

2.  Equilibrium Notes

3.  Determinants Pop Quiz.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 5 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Thursday:

1.  Working with changes in equilibrium.

2.  Find an article about Supply & Demand in the News

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 6 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Friday:

1.  Price Floors and Ceilings

2.  Unit Wrap-Up

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 6 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Economics: January 8th – 12th

Dear Students and Parents,

Welcome to my blog!  Here you will find a list of daily activities, due dates and substitute assignments for ISS/OSS/ and sick work.  I am here to help you after school from 3:45-4:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday.  Tutoring will be held on both of those days while test corrections will be given on Monday afternoon only.  To qualify for test corrections you must complete the questions from the unit objective sheet for the test you wish to correct.  If after school does not work for you I will do my best to accommodate your needs.  The best way to reach me is by e-mail and I will be happy to respond in e-mail or by phone. My e-mail address is [email protected]

I look forward to meeting you and hearing from you!

Sincerely,

 

Travis Mobley

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Monday:

  1. Working with Production Possibility Curves continued and Review
  2. The three key economic questions that every society must face.
  3. Economic System Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 1 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Work on your Unit 1 vocabulary.

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Tuesday:    

Simulation game:  Capitalism, Command, and Mixed Market Systems using Rock, Paper, Scissors.

  1. Game debrief
  2. The story of Jeremy Bentham
  3. Advanced Production Possibility Curves

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the Unit 1 vocabulary and begin studying for the Unit 1 Test to be given on January 17th.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will take the SLO Pretest for Economics
  2. We will discuss and diagram the Circular Flow of the Market System.
  3. Unit 1 Wrap Up.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the Unit 1 vocabulary and begin studying for the Unit 1 Test to be given on January 17th.

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Thursday:

1.  We will finish our look at Production Possibility Curves by examining the concepts of Comparative and Absolute Advantage

2.  Comparative and Absolute Advantage Cookie Activity

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 and complete the chapter review questions at the end of the chapter.

Homework:  Study your notes and vocabulary for  the Unit 1 Test to be given on Wednesday January 17th.

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Friday:

1.  We will discuss and evaluate the importance of societies Economic Goals.

2.  Review for the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 and complete the chapter review questions at the end of the chapter.

Homework:  Study your notes and vocabulary for the Unit 1 Test to be given on Wednesday January 17th.

 

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Government: September 5th – 8th

Tuesday:

  1. We will read the article on the War Powers Act and how Congress has surrendered much of its authority to the Executive Branch.
  2. Executive Branch Notes

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Unit 3 Vocab Quiz on the Executive Branch to be given this Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 1 section assessment at the end of the section.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will finish the notes on the Executive Branch
  2. We will start the Electoral College DBQ

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Unit 3 Vocab Quiz on the Executive Branch to be given this Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 2 section assessment at the end of the section.

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Thursday:

  1. We will work all period on the Electoral College DBQ

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Unit 3 Vocab Quiz on the Executive Branch to be given this Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 3 and 4 section assessment at the end of the section.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Executive Branch Vocab Quiz.
  2. Electoral College DBQ due today.
  3. We will go to the lab to play the Executive Branch game from the ICivics Website.

Homework:  Study for next weeks quiz on Voting and Civic Participation.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 1 section assessment at the end of the chapter.

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