Mar 29 2015

Economics: March 30th – April 3rd

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Monday:

1.  We will go over the Shifting Demand Curves Worksheet.

2.  Finish Demand Notes

3.  Diminishing Marginal Utility Activity

4.  Start Supply notes

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

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

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Tuesday:

1  Supply Notes continued.

2.  Plotting Supply Curves

3.  Shifting Supply Curves

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 5 sections 2-3 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  Diminishing Marginal Returns Activity

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

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

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Thursday:

1.  Personal Finance Project Assignment  (Due April 21st.)

2.  Diminishing Marginal Returns Worksheet

3.  Supply Wrap Up

4.  Equilibrium Notes

Homework:  Work on the Personal Finance Project

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

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Friday:

1.  Movie Day

Homework:  Work on the Personal Finance Project.  Enjoy Spring Break

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete one of the ISS assignments from earlier in the week.

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Mar 29 2015

Government: March 30th – April 3rd

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Monday:

We will begin work on the Bill of Rights Project in the Media Center.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter in the textbook on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Tuesday:

We will continue working on the Bill of Rights Project in the Media Center.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter in the textbook on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 3-4.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Federalism, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.  Work on the Bill of Rights Project.  The project will be collected and the test will be given on Thursday April 2nd.

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Wednesday:

We will use Review Stations to review for the Unit 2 Test.

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

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Federalism, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.  Work on the Bill of Rights Project.  The project will be collected and the test will be given on Thursday April 2nd.

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Thursday:

We will take the Unit 2 Test.

The Bill of Rights Project is due at the start of the period.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment for either Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of this week.

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Friday:

Movie Day.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment for either Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of this week.

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Mar 29 2015

Honors Government: March 30th – April 3rd

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Monday:

We will begin work on the Bill of Rights Project in the Media Center.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter in the textbook on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Tuesday:

We will continue working on the Bill of Rights Project in the Media Center.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter in the textbook on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 3-4.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Federalism, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.  Work on the Bill of Rights Project.  The project will be collected and the test will be given on Thursday April 2nd.

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Wednesday:

We will use Review Stations to review for the Unit 2 Test.

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

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Federalism, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.  Work on the Bill of Rights Project.  The project will be collected and the test will be given on Thursday April 2nd.

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Thursday:

We will take the Unit 2 Test.

The Bill of Rights Project is due at the start of the period.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment for either Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of this week.

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Friday:

Movie Day.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment for either Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of this week.

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Mar 14 2015

Government: March 16th – March 20th

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I am available for extra help on Monday and Wednesday during 4th period and Tuesday and Thursday after school.

Monday:

1.  Why Study Government?

2.  Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

3.  Enlightenment Article

4.  Handout & Body Bios.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Tuesday:

1.  Founding Documents Power Point.

2.  Principles of Government Power Point. and note chart.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Wednesday:

1.  Types of Government Posters

2.  Gallery Walk –  Types of Government

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Thursday:

1.  Characteristics of Democracy.

2.  Current Events Correlation Assignment

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Friday:

Study Guide Review

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Mar 14 2015

Honors Government: March 16th – 20th

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Monday:

First day of class notes  – I am available for extra help every week on Tuesday and Thursday after school and Monday and Wednesday during 4th period.

1.  Syllabus

2.  News Journal

3.  Upfront –  Citizenship test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page paper describing the role of the President, the Congress, and the Supreme Court to the best of your ability.

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Tuesday:

1.  Unit 1 Vocabulary Assignment

2.  We will look at how the ideas of the Enlightenment serve as the foundation of the United States government.

3.  Enlightenment Philosopher Body Biography.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See the assignment for Monday.

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Wednesday:

1.  Nation State reading and chart.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See the assignment for Monday.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Thursday:

1.  We will finish the Nation State chart.

2.  Power Point on founding documents of our national government.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See the assignment for Monday.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Friday:

1.  Declaration of Independence DBQ

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See the assignment for Monday.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  The Unit 1 Test will be on Monday March 23rd.

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Mar 08 2015

Economics and Honors Economics: March 9th to 13th

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THIS IS THE LAST WEEK FOR QUARTER 3 ECONOMICS

FINAL EXAM:  Friday February 13th

LATE WORK DEADLINE:  Monday February 9th.

RETAKE TEST AND PROJECT DEADLINE:  Wednesday March 11th

MAKE UP TESTS DUE TO ABSENCE DEADLINE:  Thursday March 12th

TUTORING AND TEST MAKE-UP AVAILABLE:  Monday through Thursday during 4th period and after school in room 118.

 

Monday:

1.  We will finish the International Trade Unit.

2.  We will Review for the EOCT

Homework:  Study for the EOCT and Final Exam.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the extra credit EOCT/Final Exam Study Guide that was given out two weeks ago.

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Tuesday and Wednesday:

EOCT Parts 1 and 2  –  Lab location to be announced.

Students in 3rd Period should report to A-Lunch.

Cell phones will be collected during the test.

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Thursday:

We will review for the Final Exam

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Friday:  Final Exam Days

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Feb 01 2015

Economics: February 2nd – 6th

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Monday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand.  (Chapters 4, 5, and 6)

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand.  Be prepared to turn in the unit 2 vocabulary tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapters 4, 5, and 6.  Complete the chapter review at the end of Chapter 6.

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Tuesday:

1.  We will take the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand.  The Unit 2 vocabulary is due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapters 4, 5, and 6.  Complete the chapter review at the end of Chapter 6.

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Wednesday:

1.  Personal Finance Project Assignment.

2.  Diagnosing the nations economy activity and GDP Notes

3.  Working with components of GDP.

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

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Thursday:

1.  Increases in Market Size in the United States and the affect it has on the supply & demand for sports players in professional sports.

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

Homework: Work on the Unit 3 vocabulary and continue to work on the Personal Finance Project

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Friday:

1.  We will discuss the Economic Problem of Unemployment.

2.  Economic Problems and their affects on Presidential Elections.

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

Homework: Work on the Unit 3 vocabulary and continue to work on the Personal Finance Project

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Feb 01 2015

H. Economics

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Monday:

1.  We will take the Almost There Quiz for tomorrows Unit 2 Test

2.  Sharing Supply & Demand Articles

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand.  Be prepared to turn in the unit 2 vocabulary tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapters 4, 5, and 6.  Complete the chapter review at the end of Chapter 6.

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Tuesday:

1.  We will take the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand.  The Unit 2 vocabulary is due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapters 4, 5, and 6.  Complete the chapter review at the end of Chapter 6.

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Wednesday:

1.  Personal Finance Project Assignment.

2.  Diagnosing the nations economy activity and GDP Notes

3.  Working with components of GDP.

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

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Thursday:

1.  If possible we will work in the lab on the Personal Finance Project Assignment.

2.  If not we will continue to work with Economic Measurement.

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

Homework: Work on the Unit 3 vocabulary and continue to work on the Personal Finance Project

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Friday:

1.  We will discuss the Economic Problem of Unemployment.

2.  We will go to the lab to work on the project if time and lab availability permits.

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

Homework: Work on the Unit 3 vocabulary and continue to work on the Personal Finance Project

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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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