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					Economics Agenda
Unit III

Day 15
   1. BW—Activity: How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?
   2. Video: Snack Food X
   Objectives: Apply standards to actual examples.

Day 16
   1. CW—Chapters 12 (Section 2) and 13 (Sections 1 and 2) Questions and Vocabulary ++ #
   2. Computer Lab: Economic Indicators of the Business Cycle ***
   State Standards:
           Explain the effects of inflation and deflation.
           Describe the economic and noneconomic consequences of unemployment.
           Analyze fiscal policy and its effects on inflation, unemployment and economic growth.
           Describe the functions of the Federal Reserve System.
           Explain the effects of monetary policy on unemployment, inflation and economic
             growth

Day 17
   1. BW—Video Short: Prisons +
   2. CW—Text Summaries for Chapters 14 and 15 (Sections 1 and 2); Vocabulary ++ #
   3. Notes—Chapter 14, Taxes and Government Spending; Chapter 15, Fiscal Policy *
   State Standards: Describe how government policies influence the economy (a-d).

Day 18
   1. BW—Comparing Circle Charts @
   2. Notes—Taxes and Government Spending; Fiscal Policy *
   3. Activity: Future of Centerville, Vocabulary Practice, Trouble for Westfed @
   State Standards: Describe how government policies influence the economy (a-d).

Day 19
   2. BW—Video Short: New Economic Era? +
   3. CW—Text Summaries for Chapters 15 (Section 3) and 16 ++ #
   4. Notes—Chapter 15, Fiscal Policy; Chapter 16, The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy *
   State Standards:
            Explain the effects of inflation and deflation.
            Describe the economic and noneconomic consequences of unemployment.
            Analyze fiscal policy and its effects on inflation, unemployment and economic growth.
            Describe the functions of the Federal Reserve System.
            Explain the effects of monetary policy on unemployment, inflation and economic
              growth.
Day 20
   1. BW—Recognizing Bias in Writing @
   2. Notes: Fiscal Policy; Chapter 16, Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy *
   3. Activity: Vocabulary Practice, Political Cartoon, Fulla Favors the Fed @
   State Standards:
           Explain the effects of inflation and deflation.
           Describe the economic and noneconomic consequences of unemployment.
           Analyze fiscal policy and its effects on inflation, unemployment and economic growth.
           Describe the functions of the Federal Reserve System.
           Explain the effects of monetary policy on unemployment, inflation and economic
             growth.

Day 21
   1. Unit III Test

Day 22
   1. Review for Economics Mid Term

Day 23
   1. Economics Mid Term

Legend
+ Video Clip from supplemental materials/Worksheet On Website
++ Text Summary; Guide to Essentials and on CD
# Vocabulary worksheet with lists of terms provided by teacher; see text summaries and curriculum guide
* Notes and Power points are on my website
**Article is Wall Street Journal from supplemental materials
*** Article is on my website
@ Worksheets from Chapter Supplements
X Video from History Channel; Worksheet on Website

				
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