Honors Economics: September 12th – 23rd

Monday:

  1.  We will wrap up Unit 3 and review for the Unit 3 test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read over your notes and study for tomorrows Unit 3 test.

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Tuesday:

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

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  the Chapter on Fiscal policy and do the assignment listed for Wednesday of this week.

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Wednesday:

  1. Unit 3 Test Results
  2. Fiscal Policy Lecture notes and Discussion
  3. Working with Fiscal Policy WorksheetISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

  1. Go over the Fiscal Policy Worksheet
  2. Demand Side and Supply Side Fiscal Policy  (Discussion and Examples)
  3. Fix the imperfect economies using the tools of Fiscal Policy Activity

 

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

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Friday:  September 16th

  1. We will watch clips from IOUSA and the Fight of the Century, Round 2 and discuss how they relate to    Fiscal Policy.

 

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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Monday:  September 19th

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

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Tuesday:

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

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

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  1. Balance the budget game
  2. The FED CHAIRMAN game
  3. Wrap up our discussion of Monetary Policy

Homework:  Study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test on March 4th..

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

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Thursday:

  1.  We will finish up Monetary Policy.
  1. We will review for the Unit 4 Test to be given tomorrow.

Homework:  Study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test tomorrow.

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

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Unit 4 Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  2.  Assign the EOCT Study Guide

Homework:  Continue working on the EOCT study guide.

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

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World Geography: September 12th – 23rd

Monday –  September 12th

  1.  African maps and Phys Geog crossword

2.  Man vs Wild episode in Sahara

Homework:  Finish maps and vocabulary crossword puzzle.  Begin studying these for the map and vocabulary quiz on Friday of this week.

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

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Tuesday – September 13th

  1.  Phys Geog notes
  2. YouTube clips of national geographic or Netflix Wild Africa

Homework:  Continue to study your maps for Friday’s map and vocabulary quiz.

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

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Wednesday – September 14th

  1.  Map review in Human Geo PPT and start Human Geog notes

Homework:  Continue studying for Friday’s African map and vocab quiz.

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

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Thursday – September 15th

  1.  We will finish the Human Geography notes.
  2. Human Geog questions
  3. Nelson Mandela worksheet
  4. Map Kahoots

Homework:  Study for tomorrow’s African Map and Vocabulary Quiz

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

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Friday – September 16th

  1.  Map quiz AND Vocab Quiz
  2. VICE clips on Conflict Minerals
  3. PPT on conflict diamonds and Child Soldiers with guided reading activity

Homework:  Study for the Unit 7 Test to be given next Friday.

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

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Monday – September 19th

We will start watching Hotel Rwanda.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 7 Test to be given on Friday of this week.

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

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Tuesday – September 20th

  1.  We will finish watching Hotel Rwanda
  2.  Begin African Unit Document Based Question

Homework:  Study for the Unit 7 Test to be given on Friday of this week.

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

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Wednesday – September 21st

  1.  We will continue working on the DBQ

Homework:  Study for the Unit 7 Test to be given on Friday of this week.

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

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Thursday – September 22nd

  1.  You will recieve the Unit 7 Study Guide which will be due tomorrow.  If necessary you can use this time to finish the DBQ.  The DBQ will then be collected at the end of the period.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 7 Test to be given on Friday of this week.

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

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Friday – September 23rd

  1.  We will take the Unit 7 Test
  2. The notes from Unit 7 are also due today.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment listed for Thursday of this week.

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World Geography: September 6th – 9th

Tuesday:
1.  We will finish the Middle East human geography notes and checkpoint questions.
2.  Why is there fighting in the Middle East? (reading, work and discussion)

Homework:  Study your Unit 3 Notes for the test on Thursday of this week.

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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Wednesday:

Unit 3 Study Guide and Kahoot Review

Homework:  Study your Unit 3 Notes for the test on Thursday of this week.

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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Thursday:

Unit 3 Test

Unit 3 Notes due at the beginning of the period.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 23 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

We will watch the movie The Kite Runner as a wrap-up to the Middle Eastern Unit.

Homework:  None

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 22 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Honors Economics: August 29th – September 9th

Monday:

  1. Supply & Demand Unit Wrap Up.
  2. Review sessions for tomorrows Unit 2 test.
  3. Intro to Macroeconomics:  “Welcome to Economy Med School!”

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test tomorrow!!

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

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Tuesday:

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

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. 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.

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Thursday:

  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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Friday:

  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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Tuesday:  (September 6th)

  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.

Homework:  Study your notes and your vocabulary for Friday’s 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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Wednesday: (September 7th)

  1. Unhealthy economies diagnosis and presentations continued.

Homework:  Study your notes and your vocabulary for Friday’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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Thursday:  (September 8th)

  1.  Unit 3 Wrap Up and Intro to Fiscal and Monetary Policy  (Keynes vs. Hayek)

Homework:  Study your notes and vocabulary for tomorrow’s Unit 3 Test

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

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Friday:

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

Homework:  Continue working on the Everfi Project.

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

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World Geography: August 29th – September 2nd

Monday:

We will discuss the results of the Unit 2 Test

Start Unit 3 Middle East Physical and Political Map labeling;

Phys Geog vocab crossword puzzle.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 21 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Study for the Middle East Physical/Political Map Quiz to be given on Friday.

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Tuesday:

Phys Geography of the Middle East Guided notes

We will start 30 Days As A Muslim Video Activity

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 21 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Study for the Middle East Physical/Political Map Quiz to be given on Friday.

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Wednesday:

Start Middle East Human Geography  Notes

Arab/Israeli reading and questions; “Why is there always fighting in Middle East?”

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 22 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Study for the Middle East Physical/Political Map Quiz to be given on Friday.

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Thursday:

Map Practice using sheppardsoftware.com

Begin ABC Middle East Book Project

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 22 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Study for the Middle East Physical/Political Map Quiz to be given on Friday.

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Friday –

We will take the Middle East Map Quiz

Continue ABC Middle East book project in the lab.

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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World Geography: August 22nd – 26th

Monday:

Last day to work in the lab to finish the Road Trip Project

Homework:  Finish the Road Trip Project and E-mail it to me by Thursday.  Study for Wednesday’s Quiz on Physical and Political Map features of North America

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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Tuesday:

  1.  Practice Map Quiz

2.  Human Geography notes on North America

Homework:  Finish the Road Trip Project and E-mail it to me by Thursday.  Study for Wednesday’s Quiz on Physical and Political Map features of North America

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

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Wednesday:

 

Political Map Quiz of States and Provinces   (Jim is working on fixing this up)

Problems Facing America —(Use the Word document)  —Identify three worst problems  –  create an awareness poster that tells reasons for why this problem is most likely to bring about decline.  One solution  daily grade

Homework:  Finish the Road Trip Project and E-mail it to me by Thursday.

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

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Thursday:

  1. Study Guide Thursday  to be collected.   Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 but not chapter

Homework:  Study for the test on the United States and Canada

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 5 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday  Unit 2 Test

After the test do Chapter 8 Study Guide

Homework:  Complete the Chapter 8 Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 8 and complete the section assessment questions for section 1.

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Honors Economics: August 22nd – 26th

Monday:

2.  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:  You should be working on the Everfi Project.  A module is due every week and, at this point, some of you are already two modules behind!

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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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Honors Economics: August 15th – 19th

Monday:

1. Working with Demand Curves

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 2 is due no later than Sunday August 21st.

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

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Tuesday:

1.  Demand notes continued.

2.  Working with Demand Curves

3.  Inelastic vs. Elastic Demand

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 2 is due no later than Sunday August 21st.

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

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Wednesday:

1.  Diminishing Marginal Utility  (All You Can Eat) Activity

2.  Notes on Shifting Demand Curves

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 2 is due no later than Sunday August 21st.

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

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Thursday:

1.  Working with Shifting Demand Curves

2.  Changes in Demand  vs.  Quantity Demanded

3.  Unit 2 Demand Mid-Point Quiz

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 2 is due no later than Sunday August 21st.

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

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Friday:

1.  Working with Shifting Supply Curves

2.  Changes in Supply  vs.  Quantity Supplied

3.  Supply Notes

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 2 is due no later than Sunday August 21st.

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

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World Geography: August 15th – 19th

Monday:

 

We will review for the Unit 1 Test on The Five Themes of Geography, Types of Maps, Human Geography,  Looking at the Earth, Internal and External Forces.

Homework:  Study all four sections of your notes and have them ready to turn in tomorrow.

ISS/OSS Sick Work:  Read Chapter 1 and complete the chapter review questions at the end of the chapter.

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Tuesday:

We will take the Unit 1 Test.  Unit 1 Notes will be collected for a 40 point daily work grade.

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

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Wednesday:

1.  U.S. Maps Physical & Political Map Work

2.  We will watch the documentary “How the States Got Their Shapes.”

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the United States and North America and complete the section review questions at the end of section 1.

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Thursday:

  1.  Physical Geography notes and guided note sheet.

2.  Video – Morgan Spurlock  – United States of Trash  –  Episode

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the United States and North America and complete the section review questions at the end of section 2.

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Friday:

 

  1.  We will start the “North America (USA & Canada) Road Trip Project.”  This will be the 1st project of the course and must be completed in the lab no later than Monday August 22nd.

 

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the United States and North America and complete the section review questions at the end of section 3.

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Honors Economics: August 8th – 12th

Monday:

Please see the blog post for Friday August 5th as this lesson was pushed to today due to last weeks Senior class meeting.  Tutoring available after school today.  3:45-5pm.

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Tuesday:

Goals of the U.S. Economy activity.  What are your priorities and do that match up with the people around you?

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read about the Goals of the U.S. economy on page 25-26 in the textbook and rank the goals in order of importance to you.  Please write a one page essay explaining your ranking system.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test on Thursday of this week.

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Wednesday:

Unit Extension, Wrap up and Review.

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

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test on Thursday.  Tutoring available after school today 3:45-5pm.

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Thursday:

We will take the Unit 1 Test

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

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 section 1 in the textbook.

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Friday:

Unit 1 Test Results (Scantron portion)

Long-term Project Assignment

We will begin Unit 2 on Supply & Demand

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

Homework:  Work on Unit 2 vocabulary and begin working on the Long-term Project Assignment.

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