Economics: March 20th – 24th

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

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Tuesday:

  1.  Working with shifting Supply Curves  (Wrap-Up)
  1. Equilibrium Notes
  2. Practicing with Equilibrium Curves

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 March 28th

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Wednesday:

  1. Working with changes in equilibrium.
  2. Price Floors and Ceilings

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 March 28th

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Friday:

  1. Determinants and Floors and Ceilings Quiz
  2. Calculating Total Revenue
  3. Elasticity of Demand & Supply

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 March 28th.

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Economics: March 13th – 17th 2017

Monday:

  1.  We will play Monopoly to gain a better understand of Market Structures and how economic forces can lead to the creation of a Monopoly in an Industry

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 3 is due no later than Sunday March 19th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 section 1 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section

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Tuesday:

  1.  Complete the Market Structures and Monopoly Board Worksheet in which you will analyze how Monopolistic Competition, Oligopolies, and Monopolies exist on the board at different periods of time throughout the game.

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 3 is due no later than Sunday March 19th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 section 2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section

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Wednesday:

  1.  Market Structures Monopoly Activity Debrief

2.  Working with Shifting Demand Curves

3.  Changes in Demand  vs.  Quantity Demanded

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 3 is due no later than Sunday March 19th.

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

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Thursday:

  1.  Demand Mid-Point Quiz
  2.  Diminishing Marginal Returns Activity
  3.  Start Notes On Supply

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 3 is due no later than Sunday March 19th.

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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Friday:

  1.  Supply Notes Continued

2.   Working with Shifting Supply Curves

3.  Changes in Supply  vs.  Quantity Supplied

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary.  Continue working on the Everfi Personal Finance Project.  Segment 3 is due no later than Sunday March 19th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 5 section 2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section

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Economics: March 6th – March 10th

Monday:

  1. We will discuss and diagram the Circular Flow of the Market System.
  2. Rebooting the Circular Flow Cycle After a Recession or Depression Activity

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 March 8th

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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?

  1. We will review for tomorrows test on Unit 1.

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 tomorrow.  Notes and vocabulary are also due tomorrow.

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Wednesday:

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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Thursday:

  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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Friday:

  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 March 12th.

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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EVERFI REGISTRATION CODES FOR QUARTER 4

SECOND PERIOD ONLY  (SCROLL DOWN FOR OTHER PERIODS)

 

Getting started is simple. First, share the Registration Code for this class with your students: fc27ea08

If your students are creating an EverFi account for the first time, they will go to www.everfi.com/login and click Register. They’ll enter fc27ea08 and click Next. Easy.

If your students already have an account, they’ll login to their account and enter fc27ea08 in the top right corner.

Remember to use your first name and last name for the name on your account.

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THIRD PERIOD ONLY  (SCROLL DOWN FOR OTHER PERIODS)

Getting started is simple. First, share the Registration Code for this class with your students: b9cd3833

If your students are creating an EverFi account for the first time, they will go to www.everfi.com/login and click Register. They’ll enter b9cd3833 and click Next. Easy.

If your students already have an account, they’ll login to their account and enter b9cd3833 in the top right corner.

Remember to use your first name and last name for the name on your account.

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FOURTH PERIOD ONLY  (SCROLL DOWN FOR OTHER PERIODS)

Getting started is simple. First, share the Registration Code for this class with your students: 6443d37d

If your students are creating an EverFi account for the first time, they will go to www.everfi.com/login and click Register. They’ll enter 6443d37d and click Next. Easy.

If your students already have an account, they’ll login to their account and enter 6443d37d in the top right corner.

Remember to use your first name and last name for the name on your account.

 

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Economics: February 27th – March 3rd

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 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 – 5:00 pm.  During that time you make come in for tutoring in Economics, complete a make up test or do test corrections from a previous test to try and improve your grade.  There will be no test retakes for Economics.  However, there will be test correction opportunities in which you can earn the value of one question back for every three that you answer correctly by looking up the answers in your notes or your textbook.  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. Course outline and syllabus
  2. Economics Pretest Exam
  3. We will star the Basic Econ Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing the most important natural resource that the world does not have enough of.  Be sure to explain why you feel this resource is so important.

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Tuesday:

  1. Basic Econ notes continued
  2. Assignment of the Unit 1 vocabulary
  3. Working with Production Possibility Curves

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

Homework:  Work on your Unit 1 vocabulary.

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Wednesday:

  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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Thursday:

 

1.  Economic Systems notes continued

2.  Simulation game:  Capitalism, Command, and Mixed Market Systems using Rock, Paper, Scissors

3.  The story of Jeremy Bentham

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 March 8th

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Friday:

  1. We will discuss and diagram the Circular Flow of the Market System.
  2. Rebooting the Circular Flow Cycle After a Recession or Depression Activity

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 March 8th

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Government: February 6th – 10th

THIS IS THE LAST WEEK BEFORE THE FINAL EXAM!!!!!   FINAL EXAM  FEBRUARY 17th!!

ALL MAKEUP WORK, QUIZZES AND TESTS RELATED TO UNITS 1 AND 2 MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

Monday:

  1.  Final Exam Study Guide Given Out –  A handwritten completed study guide is worth 10 points toward the Final Exam.
  2. We will finish the Executive Branch Notes
  3. We will begin Unit 4 with a look at the Political Spectrum and Political Parties in America
  4. The Electoral College DBQ Project will be collected today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the Electoral College DBQ that was given out last week and be prepared to turn it in tomorrow.

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 3 Test which will be given on February 9th.  Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Tuesday:

  1.  We will finish our look at the Political Spectrum and Political Parties
  2. We will exam 3rd parties in the United States as well as the Democratic and Republican Platforms
  3. Q&A for the Unit 3 test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 3 Test which will be given on February 9th.  Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Wednesday:

  1.  2nd and 4th Period will attend the Black History Month Presentation during part of the period.
  2. We will review for the Unit 3 Test to be given tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 3 Test which will be given on February 9th.  Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Thursday:

  1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on the Executive and Legislative Branches.
  2.   Unit 3 Notes due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Friday:

  1.  We will look at the Judicial Branch of Government in note form.
  2.  Kahoot review for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Government: January 30th – February 3rd

Monday:

1.  We will look at the inner workings of the Legislative Branch.

2.  Making a law video

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Congress in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  We will finish our look at the Legislative Branch

2.  War Powers Act Class Reading

3.  Electoral College DBQ Project Assignment

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Congress in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will begin our look at the Executive Branch.

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd.  Work on your Electoral College DBQ Project Due Monday February 6th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Executive Branch in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  We will finish our look at the  Executive Branch.

 

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd.  Work on your Electoral College DBQ Project due Monday February 6th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Executive Branch in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the vocabulary quiz on the Executive and Legislative Branch Unit.

2.  Give out Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on your Electoral College DBQ Project.  Due Monday February 6th  Study your vocabulary/notes for the Legislative/Executive Unit 3 Test on February 8th

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Judicial Branch in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Government: January 17th – January 27th

Tuesday:

  1. Kahoot Review for the Unit 1 Test
  2. We will start Unit 2 Constitution Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study your notes and vocabulary for the Unit 1 Test

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given tomorrow!

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Wednesday:

We will take the Unit 1 Test on the Foundations of Government

Unit 1 Notes due today!

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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Thursday:

  1. We will take a detailed look at the United States Constitution and the federal government that it created.
  2. Unit 2 vocabulary assignment
  3. Federalism Article

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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Friday:

We will look at how Federalism works by examining case studies in video format.

Homework:  Study the Unit 2 Vocabulary for the vocab quiz on Monday.  Unit 2 Test on Tuesday.

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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Monday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz in the Media Center
  2. We will finish the Constitution Notes
  3. We will begin the Bill of Rights Picture Mini-Project

Homework:  Study for Thursday’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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Tuesday:

  1. Bill of Rights Picture Mini-Project Continued
  2. Constitution USA: A More Perfect Union Video on Federalism

Homework:  Study for tomorrow’s Unit 2 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Complete the assignment from Monday of this week.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will review for the Unit 2 Test to be given on Thursday of this week.
  2. We will start the notes on the Legislative Branch

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete Monday’s Assignment

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

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Thursday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Test on the Constitution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the Chapter on the Legislative Branch and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2

Homework:  None

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Friday:

  1.  Legislative Branch Notes
  2. Unit 3 Vocabulary Assignment

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

 

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Government: January 9th – 13th

Monday:

  1.  Principles of Government Powerpoint and note chart.
  2.  Characteristics of Democracy  (Textbook required)

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.  Vocab Quiz tomorrow!  The Unit 1 Test will be on Friday the 13th.

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Tuesday:

  1.  Founding Documents Powerpoint
  2.  Start Declaration of Independence DBQ  (Project Activity)

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.  Vocab Quiz tomorrow!  The Unit 1 Test will be on Friday the 13th.

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Wednesday:

  1.  Vocabulary Quiz for Unit 1
  2.  Continue working on Declaration of Independence DBQ  (Due today!)

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.  The Unit 1 Test will be this Friday.

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Thursday;

  1.  Unit Wrap Up
  2. Bill of Rights Project Assignment
  3. Kahoot Review for the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study your notes and vocabulary for the Unit 1 Test

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given tomorrow!

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Friday:

We will take the Unit 1 Test on the Foundations of Government

Unit 1 Notes due today!

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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Government: January 5th – 6th

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 3:45-5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday.  Please remember that American Government is only a 6 week course and will end on February 15th.  It is required for graduation so please take it seriously.  All test make up and tutoring will take place on those specific days after school.  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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Thursday:

  1.  Introduction to American Government.
  2. Assignment of the Nature of Government Reading and worksheet.

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Friday:

  1.  We will research and discuss the Enlightement.
  2. The plan was to get textbooks today but the reduced schedule  (assuming that doesn’t change between now and in the morning) may cause us to have to delay getting textbooks until next week.
  3. We will give out the study guide for the Unit 1 Test to be given on Friday January 13th.  I will post the study guide on the blog if school does not meet tomorrow.

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