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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World History: September 5th – 8th

Tuesday:

  1. We will finish watching the video “Inside Islam” and discussing the Islamic Empires
  2. Africa Project Assigned.

Homework:  Please study your notes for the Islam Quiz to be given on Thursday of this week.   Please work on your Unit 3 Objective Sheet and your Africa Packet.

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

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Wednesday:

  1. We will work on the Africa Project packet the entire period today.
  2. We will review for the Islam Quiz to be given tomorrow.

Homework:  Please study your notes for the Islam Quiz to be given tomorrow.  Please work on your Unit 3 Objective Sheet and your Africa Packet

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 8 sections 1 and 2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

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Thursday:

  1. We will take the Islam Quiz.
  2. We will Play the Western Europe Middle Ages Life Activity

Homework:  Please work on your Unit 3 Objective Sheet and your Africa Packet.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 8 sections 3 and 4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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World History: August 28th – 31st

Monday:

  1. We will begin working on the Mongol Empire Document Based Questions (DBQ)

Homework:  Study your Unit 2 Objective Sheet and notes in preparation of the Unit 2 Test to be given over two days on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

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

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Tuesday:

  1. We will finish working on the Mongol Empire DBQ
  2. We will review for the Unit 2 Test

Homework:  Study your Unit 2 Objective Sheet and notes in preparation of the Unit 2 Test to be given over two days on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

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

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Wednesday:

  1. We will take the Scantron portion of the Unit 2 Test on the Byzantine Empire and the Mongol Empire.

Homework:  Study your Unit 2 Objective Sheet for the written portion of the Unit 2 Test to be given tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the same assignment as Tuesday.

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Thursday:

  1. We will take the written portion of the Unit 2 Test on the Byzantine Empire and the Mongol Empire.

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Government: August 28th – September 1st

Monday:

  1. We will finish the notes on the United States Congress.
  2. We will begin watching the movie “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.”

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

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

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Tuesday:

 

  1. We will continue watching the movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.”

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 3 and complete the chapter review  at the end of the chapter.

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Wednesday:  (Early Release Day)

 

  1. We will explore the makeup of the current United States Congress by going to the lab and completing the Congress Web Quest.

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read the chapter on the United States Congress and complete the section reviews for section 1 and 2.

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Thursday:

 

  1. We will look at the power of Interest Groups and Lobbyist in the creation and passage of legislation.

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read the chapter on the United States Congress and complete the section reviews for section 1 and 2.

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Friday:

 

  1. We will take the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz
  2. We will create Interest Group Posters.

Homework:  Study your Executive vocab for the Unit 3 Executive Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of next week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read the chapter on the United States Congress and complete the section reviews for section 1 and 2.

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World History: August 14 – 16th

Here is Coach O’buck’s    Unit 2 Quizzlet Review   https://quizlet.com/_3ljgsx

 

 

Monday:

  1. We will continue studying Alexander the Great by watching the video series Engineering an Empire.
  2. CNN Bellwork will be assigned.
  3. The Unit 2 Objective Sheet will be assigned.

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

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Tuesday:

  1. We will complete the Alexander the Great Story Board Mini Project

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

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Wednesday:

  1. We will watch the video Roman City to examine the great contributions to technology and city development that was created by the Romans.

Homework:  Read Chapter 6 sections 1 and 2 out of the book and study how the Roman Republic actually worked.  Complete the assessment questions at the end of each section.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Same as today’s homework assignment.

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Government: August 14th – 18th

Monday:

  1. We will take a detailed look at the United States Constitution and the federal government that it created.
  2. Unit 2 vocabulary assignment/objective sheet
  3. We will discuss legal protests and rally’s and what happens when they go wrong
  4. We will discuss creative problem solving – is there a way in which everybody can win on some controversial issues?
  5. CNN Bellwork Assignment

 

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the United States Constitution and Federalism.  Please complete the section questions for sections 1-2 out of the textbook.

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Tuesday:

We will finish the United States Constitution Notes

Reading worksheet on Federalism

Homework:  Study the Unit 2 Vocabulary for the vocab quiz on Friday of this week.  Unit 2 Test on Tuesday of next week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the United States Constitution and Federalism  Please complete the section questions for section 3 out of the textbook.

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Wednesday:

 

We will watch two episodes of the series called Constitution USA which cover Federalism and the Bill of Rights.

Video Worksheets due at the end of the period.

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the quiz on Friday

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

 

Thursday:

  1. We will work on the Bill of Rights Project  (Two days in class – Due on Thursday of next week)

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz to be given TOMORROW!!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz
  2. We will continue the Bill of Rights Project (Last class day – Project due Thursday)

Homework:  Study for Tuesday’s Unit 2 Test on the Constitution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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