Sep 07 2014

Economics: September 8th – 12th

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Monday:

1.  Inflation lecture and calculating inflation continued.  (Hyperinflation and Stagflation)

2.  We will discuss the economic problem of poverty.

3.  Mr. Perfect Economy

4.  Unit 3 Vocabulary assignment

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Problems and complete the section assessment questions for the section on inflation.

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Tuesday:

1.  Perfect vs. Imperfect Economies Activity.  (Patient diagnosis)

2.  Predicting the Business Cycle  -  Leading, Coincidental, and Lagging Indicators

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Measurement and complete the section assessment questions for the section that discusses the Business Cycle.

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Wednesday:

1.  Unit 3 Almost-There Quiz

2.  Business Types and Market Structures Activity.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3 Test on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Market Structures and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2 of that chapter.

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Thursday:

1.  Unit wrap up and review for the Unit 3 Test.

2.  Personal Finance Project Assignment

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3 Test on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter that discusses Economic Problems.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on Economic Measurements and Problems.

Homework:  Work on the Personal Finance Project over the break.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment listed for Monday September 8th.

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Sep 07 2014

World History: September 8th – 12th

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Monday:

1.  Feudalism lecture and act out.

2.  Charlemagne and the Viking

3.  Watch the video Castle  -  styles of combat

Homework:  Work on the Unit 3 Vocabulary/Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 13 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  The students will work on the Power of the Roman Catholic Church Pyramid

2.  Discussion on church powers and roles in Middle Age Europe

3.  Start Video:  Cathedral

Homework:  Continue working on the unit vocabulary assignment.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the chapter review at the end of Chapter 13.

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Wednesday:

1.  Finish watching the video Cathedral and further discuss the influences of the Roman Catholic Church on Middle Age society.

2.  Cathedral Ticket Out The Door

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 14 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions.

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Thursday:

1.  Papal Problem Based Learning Group Activity and presentations.

2.  The importance of the Magna Carta

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3a Quiz on the Middle Ages

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 14 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section.

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Monday:

1.  Finish watching the video Cathedral and further discuss the influences of the Roman Catholic Church on Middle Age society.

2.  The Great Schism Act Out Lecture/Decline in the power of the Roman Catholic Church

3.  Review for the Unit 3a Quiz on the Middle Ages. (Quiz on Monday!)

Homework:  Study your notes and the review sheet for the Unit 3a  Quiz on the Middle Ages.  This quiz is worth 50 pts.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 13 and complete the chapter review on the last two pages of the chapter.

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Aug 30 2014

Economics: September 2nd – 5th

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Tuesday:

1.  We will review the results of the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand

2.  We will discuss the major Economic Problems and their causes.

3.  We will experiment with economic measurements designed to tell us when we are having Economic Problems.

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.

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Wednesday:

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.

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.

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Thursday:

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.

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Friday:

1.  Personal Finance Project Assignment.

2.  We will take what we have learned about economic problems and their measurement in the national economy and use it to diagnose unhealthy economies.

Homework:  Study your notes and your vocabulary for next weeks Unit 3 Test.

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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Aug 30 2014

World History: September 2nd – September 5th

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Tuesday:

1.  We will continue the video Inside Islam and discuss the key advancements of Islamic civilization during the Middle Ages.

Homework:  Study your notes and study guide for the Unit 2 Test on Thursday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 10 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will discuss the important contributions of the Mongol Empire.  Including:

a.  The Rule of Genghis and Kublai Khan

b.  The Pax Mongolica and the Silk Road

c.  The Story of Marco Polo

Homework:  Study your notes and study guide for the test on Thursday.  Your notes and vocabulary are due tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 10 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  We will take the Unit 2 Test on the Empires of the Ancient World

2.  You will turn in the Unit 2 Study Guide and the Unit 2 Notes.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 11 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

1.  Africa and Mesoamerica in the Middle Ages  -  Project Assignment.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 12 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Aug 23 2014

World History: August 25th – 29th

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Monday:

1.  We will discuss the Fall of the Roman Republic

2.   Roman Empire Notes

3.  Innocent until proven guilty vs.  Guilty Until Proven Innocent

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 section 3 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section.

Homework:   Work on the Unit 2 Study Guide and study your notes.

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Tuesday:

1.  Rise of Christianity and Fall of Rome Activities

2.  Debrief from the Rise of Christianity Activity

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Study Guide and finish the Fall of Rome Activity.  Be prepared to turn the Fall of Rome Worksheet in at the start of the period tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 sections 4-5 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  Byzantine Empire/Rise of Russia Cause & Effect Activity

2.  Activity Debrief.

Homework:  Read Chapter 11 and continue working on the Unit 2 Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 11 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  The Mongol Empire, Russia, and Cultural Diffusion

2.  The Story of Marco Polo

Homework:  Read Chapter 12 sections 2-3.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 12 sections 2-3 and then complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Almost-There Quiz for the Unit 2 Test  (Unit Test on Wednesday September 3rd)

2.  Video -  Inside Islam

3.  Homework:  Complete the Unit 2 Study Guide and study for the Unit 2 Test.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 10 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Aug 23 2014

Economics: August 25th – 29th

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Monday:

1.   Diminishing Marginal Returns Activity

2.  Continue Supply Notes

3.  Unit 2 Vocabulary assignment

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

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test on Friday.

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Tuesday:

1.  Supply wrap up and curves quiz.

2.  Supply & Demand together notes

3.  Working with equilibriums.

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test on Friday.

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

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Wednesday:

1.  Working with equilibriums continued.

2.  Price Floors and Ceilings

3.  Unit 2 Almost There Quiz

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test on Friday.

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

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Thursday:

1.  Supply & Demand Unit Wrap Up.

2.  Review sessions for tomorrows Unit 2 test.

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test on Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 and complete the chapter review questions at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test on Friday.

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

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Aug 10 2014

Economics: August 11th – 15th

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Monday:

1.  The story of the breakdown of Circular Flow.

2.  Economic Goals Ranking and Activity

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 1 and study your notes for the Unit 1 Test on Thursday.

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

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Tuesday:

1.  We will take the Almost There Test for Unit 1.

2.  We will work with Comparative and Absolute Advantage Graphs

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 1 and study your notes for the Unit 1 Test on Thursday.

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

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Wednesday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 1 Test that we will take tomorrow.

Homework:  Study for the test and be prepared to turn in your Unit 1 Notes and vocabulary tomorrow.

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

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Thursday:

1.  We will take the Unit 1 Test

2.  Your notes and vocabulary are due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 3 and complete the section 1-2 section assessment questions.

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Friday:

1.  We will work on compare and contrast posters for the three key business types  (Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Corporation) and the four market structures (Perfect Competition, Monopolistic Competition, Oligopolies, and Monopolies).

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

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Aug 10 2014

World History: August 11th – 15th

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Monday:

2nd Period:

1.  Religions Poster Presentations and discussion of World Religions

2.  Egypt Notes

3.  Homework:  Read Chapter 2 Section 4 about Ancient China.  It is very important that you understand the concept of the dynastic cycle and the Mandate of Heaven.

 

4th Period:

1.  Egypt Notes

2.  Discussion of World Religions

3.  The story of China and the Mandate of Heaven

4.  Homework:  Read Chapter 2 Section 4 about Ancient China.  It is very important that you understand the concept of the dynastic cycle and the Mandate of Heaven.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.  Turn these in upon your return to class.

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Tuesday:

1.  Trading Peoples Notes and Cultural Diffusion

2.  Brainstorm Act Out  and interactive notes -  Contributions of the Ancient Greeks

3.  Sparta vs. Athens Compare and Contrast

Homework:  Finish Sparta vs. Athens chart and be prepared to turn it in tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 5 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.  Turn these in upon your return to class.

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Wednesday:

1.  The story of Socrates, Plato, and the origins of the Republic as a form of government.

2.  We will take the Almost There Quiz

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 5 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.  Turn these in upon your return to class.

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Thursday:

1.  Unit 1 Wrap up and Review for the the test on Friday.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test on Ancient Civilizations and World Religions.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete the Chapter Review questions at the end of Chapters 2 and 5.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the UNIT 1 Test

2.  You will turn in your World History Notes and the vocabulary for the unit.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Apr 13 2014

World History: April 14th – 18th

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Monday:

1.  Urban game wrap up.

2.  Positives and Negatives of the Industrial Revolution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Industrial Revolution and complete the section 1 and 2 assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  Capitalism, Socialism, Communism, and Utilitarianism Game

2.  Notes/video on Capitalism, Socialism, Communism, and Utilitarianism

ISS/OSS/Sick work:  Read the chapter on the Industrial Revolution and complete the section 3 and 4 assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  Nationalism and the Unification of Germany and Italy.

2.  Germany from Iron and Blood video.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Industrial Revolution and complete the chapter review questions at the end of the chapter.

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Thursday:

1.  College Sports Nationalism Activity   (Nationalism as a Destructive Force)

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the activity listed above for Wednesday.

Homework:  Study for tomorrow’s Almost-There Quiz

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Friday:

1.  Almost There Quiz for Unit 6.

2.  Nationalism as a destructive force lecture on Austria-Hungary and the Dual Monarchy.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the activity listed above for Wednesday.

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Apr 13 2014

Economics: April 14th – 18th

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Monday:

1.  Determinants Pop Quiz – Do you know which curve is being discussed, which way it is shifting, and which non-Price factor/determinant caused the shift?

2.  Equilibrium Lecture  -  Supply & Demand Together

3.  Working with combined curves worksheets.

Homework:  Complete the Unit 2 Vocabulary and begin studying for next weeks Unit 2 Summative Test.

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

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Tuesday:

1.  Continue working with S&D Curves Together

2.  Price Floors and Ceilings

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

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Wednesday:

1. Unit 2 Almost There Quiz:

2.  Unit 2 Wrap-up and Review for the test on Friday

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Thursday:

1. We will play the review game for the Unit 2 Test

2. Ms. Roose will lead the alternate review

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

We will take the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand  (Chapters 4-6)

Due today:  Unit 2 Notes and Vocabulary

Homework:  Work on the Market Structures Project.  (Due September 11th)

OSS/ISS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section in the chapter.

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