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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World Geography: August 8th – 16th2

Monday:

 

Looking at the Earth Powerpoint

 

Internal/External Forces Powerpoint

 

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:

Finish Powerpoint notes from Monday.

 

  1. Top 10 Natural Disasters Video

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

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given next Tuesday.

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Wednesday:

 

Work in class on Disaster Article Activity

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 to be given next Tuesday.  Tutoring today after school.  3:45-5pm

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Thursday:

 

  1. Unit 1 Pretest
  2. Human Geography Powerpoint and Guided notes handout

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

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given next Tuesday.

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Friday:

  1. Give out the Unit 1 Study Guide
  2. Finish Human Geography Powerpoint
  3. Create a Culture and a Continent Activity

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 1 sections 1-2 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given next Tuesday.

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Monday:  Week #3

 

  1. Review game or Kahoot

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given tomorrow.  Work on study guide and study your notes.

Homework:  Study for tomorrow’s test.

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Tuesday:  Week #3

Unit 1 Test Today!!!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study for the Unit 1 Test that you missed today.

Homework:  None

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World Geography: August 1st – 5th

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 most days.  All test make up and tutoring will take place on specific days after school.  Those specific days will be listed shortly but are still being determined at this time.  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.  We will go over the syllabus and classroom rules.
  2.  Why study geography?
  3.   Getting to know you activity.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page autobiography that tells me all about you.  Please include your likes, dislikes, favorite activities and goals for the future.

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Tuesday:

  1.  Map of the World Activity
  2. Pretest Map

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Without looking at a map or any reference material, please draw a map of the world from memory.  Please include the labeling names of all oceans, continents, and countries in the areas where you think they belong.  This map should take up at least one entire side of a piece of notebook paper.

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Wednesday:

  1.  Notes on the 5 Themes of Geography
  2. Complete the Themes Chart
  3. The 5 Themes of Sprayberry Activity

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

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Thursday:

  1.  Themes of Geography Movie:  McFarland
  2.   The Five Themes of McFarland Activity

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Pleas read Chapter 1 sections 3-4 out of the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

  1. Themes of Geography Movie:  McFarland (Continued)
  2.   The Five Themes of McFarland Activity

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

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HONORS ECONOMICS: August 1st – 5th

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 most days.  All test make up and tutoring will take place on specific days after school.  Those specific days will be listed shortly but are still being determined at this time.  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. Who Should Survive Activity

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
  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:    (SENIOR CLASS MEETING MAY PUSH THESE ACTIVITIES TO FRIDAY)

  1. Simulation game:  Capitalism, Command, and Mixed Market Systems using Rock, Paper, Scissors.
  2. Game debrief
  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 August 12th.

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Friday:

  1. We will discuss and diagram the Circular Flow of the Market System.
  2. 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 August 12th.

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World History: May 16th – May 24th

WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK OR TO DO RETAKE EXAMS.  TUTORING WILL CONTINUE TO BE ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS USUAL

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Monday:

  1.  Introduction to Unit 8 –  World War III and IV:  What was the Cold War?
  2. Individual teacher student grade conferences will continue.  (What will my grade be….if?)

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Work on the Extra Credit Final Exam Review and read about the Cold War in the textbook.

Homework:  See ISS work above and study for the Final Exam (May 24th)

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Tuesday:

  1.  Cold War Germany:  From Marshall Plan to Berlin Wall
    1. Individual teacher student grade conferences will continue.  (What will my grade be….if?)

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Work on the Extra Credit Final Exam Review and read about the Cold War in the textbook.

Homework:  See ISS work above and study for the Final Exam (May 24th)

WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK OR TO DO RETAKE EXAMS.  TUTORING WILL CONTINUE TO BE ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS USUAL

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Wednesday:

  1.  Cold War East Asia:  From Korea to Vietnam  (1950 – 1975)
      1. Individual teacher student grade conferences will continue.  (What will my grade be….if?)

    ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Work on the Extra Credit Final Exam Review and read about the Cold War in the textbook.

    Homework:  See ISS work above and study for the Final Exam (May 24th)

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Thursday:

  1.  Modern Crisis Points:  The Middle East – Israel, Iran, and Iraq
  2.  Individual teacher student grade conferences will continue.  (What will my grade be….if?)
  1. ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Work on the Extra Credit Final Exam Review and read about the Cold War in the textbook.
    1. Homework:  See ISS work above and study for the Final Exam (May 24th)

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Friday

  1.  Modern Crisis Points:  Afghanistan from Cold War to War on Terror
  2. We will review for the Final Exam

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Work on the Extra Credit Final Exam Review and read about the Cold War in the textbook.

Homework:  See ISS work above and study for the Final Exam  (May 24th)

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Monday:  (May 23rd)

  1.  We will play a review game for the Final Exam

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Work on the Extra Credit Final Exam Review

Homework:  Same as ISS Work.

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Tuesday:  (May 24th)

FINAL EXAM DAY!!!   TURN IN FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!!!

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Government: May 16th – 20th

Monday – Wednesday  (May 16th – 18th)

  1.  We will review for the Final Exam.   THE FINAL EXAM IS ON MAY 19TH
  2. At this point students who are missing exams and vocabulary quizzes will be required to take them in class.
  3. No late work or retake testing will be allowed at this point.

ISS/OSS/SICK WORK:  Work on the Final Exam study guide.  This study guide will only be accepted during the period on May 19th.

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam study guide and study for the final exam.

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Thursday:  (May 19th)

FINAL EXAM DAY!!!!         FINAL EXAM EXTRA CREDIT STUDY GUIDE DUE DURING THE PERIOD ONLY!!!

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Friday:  (May 20th)

There will be no Government class during 3rd period.  This Senior level course is over.

Best wishes always to my students and the Class of 2016!!!

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