2017 – 2018 Trimester 3 Agenda

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Week 1: March 12 – 16

March 12

Teacher Inservice – No School

March 13

  1. Journal #1: What did you do to create the project you'll display tonight? What did you learn from the process? Explain.

  2. Economics Meet and Greet

  3. Prep for Exhibition Night-- practice "speech" and prep exhibits

  • Homework: Exhibition Night is TONIGHT! Set up and tear down?

March 14

  1. Journal #2: What is economics? Give one example of how it applies to YOUR life.

  2. Exhibition Night debrief

  3. Economics terminology tableaus

  4. What is Economics? video

    HERE
  • Homework: Economics unit 1 vocabulary due Friday by the end of class, turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, SBAC testing begins April 3rd

March 15

  1. Journal #3: Write a paragraph about your future job using five of yesterday's vocabulary words.

  2. Notes-- Economics Basics Unit 1

  3. What is Economics? video

    HERE
  • Homework: Economics unit 1 vocabulary due Friday by the end of class, turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, SBAC testing begins April 3rd

March 16

  1. Journal #4: What is opportunity cost? What was the opportunity cost of coming to school today? Explain what incentive made you decide to come to school.


  2. Work on your graphic organizer for unit 1 notes and your unit 1 vocabulary-- turn into the tray by the end of the period.

  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, SBAC testing begins April 3rd


Week 2: September 19 – 23

March 19

  1. Journal #5: What is the difference between classical and Keynsian economics? Explain and tell who developed each one.


  2. Review for quiz

  3. Partner read "Why It's Important to Study Economics"-- list of evidence

  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, SBAC testing begins April 3rd, Econ unit 1 quiz tomorrow (review notes and vocabulary)!

March 20

  1. Journal #6: What is the difference between macro and microeconomics? Explain what an economist in each field might study.


  2. Unit 1 Quiz

    HERE
  3. Prioritizing evidence

  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, SBAC testing begins April 3rd

March 21

Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 22

Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 23

Parent/Teacher Conferences


Spring Break: March 26 – 30

Week 3: April 2 – 6

April 2

  1. Journal #7: What strategies and behaviors can you practice to improve your performance on the state tests? Explain.


  2. What to expect

  3. Bring headphones!

    Sample test

    HERE
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, SBAC testing begins TOMORROW-- meet in rm 18

April 3

  1. SBAC testing
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, Meet in room 18 this week and next

April 4

  1. SBAC testing
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, Meet in room 18 this week and next

April 5

  1. SBAC testing
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, Meet in room 18 this week and next

April 6

  1. SBAC testing
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by April 13th, Meet in room 18 this week and next

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Week 4: April 9 – 13

April 9

  1. SBAC testing
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by FRIDAY, Meet in room 18 this week

April 10

  1. SBAC testing
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by FRIDAY, Meet in room 18 this week

April 11

  1. SBAC testing
  2. Find an internship
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by FRIDAY

April 12

  1. Journal #8: What type of economy does the US have, and what makes you say so? Explain.

  2. Watch video HERE

  3. Complete unit 2 vocabulary and put in the tray by the end of class

 
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork by TOMORROW

April 13

  1. Journal #9: What are the four types of economic systems? Explain each.

  2. Turn internship paperwork into the tray

  3. Get into a group of four

  4. Each group member must choose a different type of economic system

  5. Individually, make a list of six pros and six cons of YOUR economic system

  6. When you're finished listing pros and cons, take turns explaining why YOUR economic system is the best type-- debate over why yours is superior

  7. Staple all four of your lists together with all four group member names on them. Then, on the very back, as a group, decide on the best type of economic system. Write your choice and tell why your group decided this. Put your papers in the tray.

 
  • Homework: Turn in internship paperwork today-- they begin on Tuesday! Meet in rm 27 on Tuesday during mini

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Week 5: April 16 – 20

April 16

  1. Journal #10: After your discussion on ecomoic systems on Friday, which is the best in your opinion? Why?

  2. Internship logs-- due every Friday

  3. Sub? and Sullivan gone on Friday

  4. Check out Freakonomics @ 1pm

  5. Economic systems notes (Unit 2) HERE

  6. Graphic organizer-- unit 2 notes

  7. Read Freakonomics intro-- connections with economics knowledge-- mark with post-its

 
  • Homework: Internships begin tomorrow-- if you don't have one, go to room 27 for mini and per. 4, Economic Systems quiz next Wednesday

April 17

  1. INTERNSHIPS!
  2. Make Up-- make a list of 10 businesses you'd like to intern with. Call each and write a note about the feedback you got.

April 18

  1. Journal #11: What is "perfect competition," and what must exist for it to work? Give an example of imperfect competition.

  2. Day 1 of internships?-- fill out log

  3. Sub? and Sullivan gone on Friday

  4. Finish Freakonomics intro

  5. Organizers-- due Friday by end of 4th period (should include info from NOTES and vocabulary terms)

  6. Island project-- be ready to present on Monday

  • Choose a group of 3-5
  • Answer these questions on a sheet of notebook paper assuming this class will live on your island with you.
    • What goods and services will be produced on your island?
    • Who decides how resources will be distributed?
    • Who owns the factors of production (land, capital, labor)?
    • Who determines what goods and services will be produced?
    • Who determines the prices of goods and services?
    • How is income distributed?
    • Must all members contribute equally to your economy? How will you ensure this happens?
    • What social benefits will residents of your island recieve? Why would people want to live there?
    • What will make up your "government," and what role will it play in the economy?
  • Create a slide show explaining your island-- here is an example-- make sure to read comments
  1. Homework: Internship paperwork due Friday, if you don't have an internship with approved paperwork then go to room 27 on Thursday for mini and 4th period, Economic Systems quiz next Wednesday, Unit 2 Economic Systems graphic organizer due Friday by the end of class, Island presentations on Monday (every group member must speak!)

April 19

  1. INTERNSHIPS!
  2. Internship make ups-- listen to THESE episodes and write a one page summary of each. Turn in your papers to the tray by the end of class.

April 20

  1. Journal #12: Why are most modern economies mixed? Explain.

  2. Turn in internship logs to the tray

  3. Do Unit 3 graphic organizer on economic systems-- turn in to the tray by the end of the period!

  4. Island project-- be ready to present on Monday

  • Answer these questions on a sheet of notebook paper assuming this class will live on your island with you. Turn in by the end of 4th period
    • What goods and services will be produced on your island?
    • Who decides how resources will be distributed?
    • Who owns the factors of production (land, capital, labor)?
    • Who determines what goods and services will be produced?
    • Who determines the prices of goods and services?
    • How is income distributed?
    • Must all members contribute equally to your economy? How will you ensure this happens?
    • What social benefits will residents of your island recieve? Why would people want to live there?
    • What will make up your "government," and what role will it play in the economy?
  • Create a slide show explaining your island-- here is an example-- make sure to read comments-- share with Sullivan by the end of the period.
  1. Homework: Economic Systems quiz Wednesday, Island presentations on Monday (every group member must speak!

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Week 6: April 23 – 27

April 23

April 24

April 25

April 26

April 27

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Week 7: April 30 – May 4

April 30

May 1

May 2

May 3

May 4

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Week 8: May 7 – 11

May 7

May 8

May 9

May 10

May 11

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Week 9: May 14 – 18

May 14

May 15

May 16

May 17

May 18

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Week 10: May 21 – 25

May 21

May 22

May 23

May 24

May 25

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Week 11: May 28 – June 1

May 28

May 29

May 30

May 31

June 1

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Week 12: June 4 – 8

June 4

June 5

June 6

June 7

June 8

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Week 13: June 11 – 15

June 11

June 12

June 13

June 14

June 15

End of Trimester 3

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