Jan 25 2015

Honors Economics: January 26th – 30th

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Monday:

1.  Diminishing Marginal Returns Activity

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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Tuesday:

1.  Since we didn’t have Monopoly day on Friday we will carry out Friday’s activity today.  Please see last Friday for ISS/OSS/Sick Work assignments.

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Wednesday:

1.  Working with shifting Supply Curves

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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Jan 25 2015

Economics: January 26th – 30th

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Monday:

1.  Diminishing Marginal Returns Activity:  (Wrap-Up)

2.  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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Tuesday:

1.  Since we didn’t have Monopoly day on Friday we will carry out Friday’s activity today.  Please see last Friday for ISS/OSS/Sick Work assignments.

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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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Jan 18 2015

Economics: January 20th – 23rd

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Tuesday:

1.  We will review the results of the Unit 1 Test

2.  Notes on the forces of demand.

3.  Practice worksheet on the concept of demand.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Begin working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due the day of the unit 2 test.

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Wednesday:

1.  Notes on demand continued.

2.  Activity  on recognizing changing demand vs. changes in quantity demanded.

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

Homework:  Begin working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due the day of the unit 2 test.

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Thursday:

1.  Demand wrap-up activities including the Diminishing Marginal Utility Activity.

2.  Mid-Point Demand Quiz

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

Homework:  Begin working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due the day of the unit 2 test.

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Friday:

1.  Monopoly Day.  Students will play Monopoly.

2.  Group activity on the relationship between the board properties in the game and the four Market Structures discussed in chapter 7.

Homework:  Continue working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due on the test day for Supply & Demand.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Jan 18 2015

Honors Economics: January 20th – 23rd

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Tuesday:

1.  We will review the results of the Unit 1 Test

2.  Notes on the forces of demand.

3.  Practice worksheet on the concept of demand.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Begin working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due the day of the unit 2 test.

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Wednesday:

1.  Notes on demand continued.

2.  Activity  on recognizing changing demand vs. changes in quantity demanded.

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

Homework:  Begin working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due the day of the unit 2 test.

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Thursday:

1.  Demand wrap-up activities including the Diminishing Marginal Utility Activity.

2.  Mid-Point Demand Quiz

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

Homework:  Begin working on the Unit 2 vocabulary which will be due the day of the unit 2 test.

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Friday:

1.  Monopoly Day.  Students will play Monopoly.

Homework:  Write an essay comparing the board properties in the game with the Market Structures that define industry competition.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Jan 11 2015

Honors Economics: January 12th – 16th

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Monday:

1.  Circular Flow of the Pure Market System  (Notes/Activity)

2.  Rock, Paper, Scissors Pure Market Simulation

3.  Ranking Economic Systems

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

Homework:  Finish the unit 1 vocabulary and study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Tuesday:

1.  Ranking and Evaluating Economic Systems

2.  Business types and Market Structures Activity

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

Homework:  Finish the unit 1 vocabulary and study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Wednesday:

1.  Market Structures Activity continued

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 study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Thursday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 1 Exam.

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 study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study for the Unit 1 Test that you missed today.

Homework:  No Homework.

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Jan 11 2015

Economics: January 12th – 16th

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Monday:

1.  Circular Flow of the Pure Market System  (Notes/Activity)

2.  3rd period will play the Rock, Paper, Scissors Pure Market Simulation

3.  Ranking Economic Systems

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

Homework:  Finish the unit 1 vocabulary and study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Tuesday:

1.  Ranking and Evaluating Economic Systems

2.  Business types and Market Structures Activity

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

Homework:  Finish the unit 1 vocabulary and study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Wednesday:

1.  Market Structures Activity continued

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 study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Thursday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 1 Exam.

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 study for the unit 1 test to be given on Friday January 16th.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study for the Unit 1 Test that you missed today.

Homework:  No Homework.

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Nov 16 2014

World History: November 17th – 21st

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Monday:

1.  Strategic Imperialism Discussion

2.  Imperialism DBQ

3.  AT 6

Homework:  Study for the Unit 6 Test on Wednesday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 27 and complete the section 1-2 assessment questions.

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Tuesday:

1.  Unit 6 Ism/Ution Wrap up and review.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 6 Test on Wednesday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 27 and complete the section 3-4 assessment questions.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will take the Unit 6 Test.

Homework:  No homework.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 28 and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

1.  We will look at the causes of the 1st World War.

2.  Start the movie “All Quiet On The Western Front.”

Homework:  Start working on the study guide for Unit 7.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 28 and complete the section 3-4 assessment questions.

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Friday:

1.  We will Finish “All Quiet On the Western Front.”

2.  Assign the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Enjoy Your Holiday.  Pay close attention to the upcoming World History make up and retake deadlines.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 29 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions for both sections.

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Nov 16 2014

Economics: November 17th – 21st

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Monday:

1.  Unemployment and Inflation

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

Homework:  Study for Thursday’s test on Economic Measurement and Problems

Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Tuesday:

1.  Inflation and Unemployment continued.

2.  Almost There Quiz  Unit 3

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

Homework:  Study for Thursday’s test on Economic Measurement and Problems

Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Wednesday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 3 Test

2.  Discuss the results of the Almost-There Quiz

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

Homework:  Study for Thursday’s test on Economic Measurement and Problems

Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Thursday:

1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on Economic Measurement

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

Homework:  Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Friday:

1.  Fiscal Policy Notes

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

Homework:  Work on the Unit 4 Vocabulary.

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Oct 26 2014

World History: October 27th – October 31st

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Monday:

1.  Unit 5 Test Results

2.  Congress of Vienna Activity

Homework:   Unit 6 Study Guide Assigned

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 23 Sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  Congress of Vienna Activity Debrief

2.  Latin American Revolutions Handout

3. Monroe Doctrine Story

Homework:  Work on the Unit 6 Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 23 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  Lecture on the Agricultural Revolution

2.  We will start the Industrial Revolution City Game

Homework:  Work on the Unit 6 study guide vocabulary.  This will be due the day of the Unit 6 test.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 25 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  Industrial Revolution City Game wrap-up

2.  Class vote for best city.

3.  Notes on the Industrial Revolution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 25 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1.  Industrial Revolution Notes continued.

2.  Dark Side of the Industrial Revolution Popcorn Reading

3.  Video:  The Day the Universe Changed: The Factor Revolution

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Oct 03 2014

Economics: October 5th – 9th 2014

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THURSDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK  AND TO COMPLETE RETAKE TESTS  THE FINAL EXAM WILL BE GIVEN ON OCTOBER 15!!!

Monday:

1.   Unit IV Test Results

2.  Unit IV Test Corrections

3.  Market Structures Assignment

4.  Final Exam Study Guide will be handed out.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 on Market Structures and complete the assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Personal Finance Project Due Tomorrow!

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Tuesday:

1.  Personal Finance Project is Due!

2.  Taxation and International Trade Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on International Tradeand complete the assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam

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Wednesday:

1.  International Trade Notes continued

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on International Tradeand complete the assessment questions for sections 3-4

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam

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Thursday:

1.  Q&A on the Final Exam Study Guide

2.  Final Exam Review Session 1

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See homework.

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam

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Friday:

1.  Q&A on the Final Exam Study Guide

2.  Final Exam Review Session 2

3.  If you failed to take a unit test during the course you will be required to take it today in class.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See homework.

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam   FINAL EXAM WILL BE ON TUESDAY!!!!

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