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					Economics, January 2009
Monday 5
Welcome to class! -Class Syllabus -Ice-breakers and Intros. HW: -Can this be Economics? (green); -Signed Syllabus (due Friday).

Tuesday 6
Distribute: Text, Workbook, Class Calendar Economic Decision Making (Econ-Action #2) HW: Read Text Ch.1 (omit p. 4 questions)

Wednesday 7
Chapter 1 Lecture: "What is Economics?" Using Economic Reasoning to Solve Mysteries (Econ-Action #3)

Thursday 8
In-Class Work: SG pp. 5-9 HW: Read Text Ch. 2 Business Card Project, due 8/25

Friday 9
Chapter 2 Lecture: "Free Enterprise in the U.S." Activity: Property Rights in a Market Economy (EconAction #4)

12 Collaboration Day
Business Card Presentations

13
Collect Chapter 1&2 TXT Activity: Circular Flows HW: SG pp. 16

14
Video/Discussion: "Greed" HW: SG pp. 10-11. 17-18

15
Review Day for Test HW: Stamp pp. 10-11, 17-18

16
Chapter 1 & 2 Test Collect Chapter 1 & 2 SG/Classwork Due HW: TXT Chapter 3

19
No School – MLK Day

20
Chapter 3 Lecture: Demand

21
Collect Chapter 3 TXT Diminishing Personal Value In-class: SG pp. 22-24

22
Elasticity of Demand In-class: SG p. 25

23
Demand: Price Effect/Demand Shift Scenarios

26 Collaboration Day
Chapter 4 Lecture: Supply HW: TXT Chapter 4

27
Collect Chapter 4 TXT Supply: Price Effect/Supply Shift scenarios

28
Problem Solving Using Supply and Demand Hw: SG pp. 26-27, 32-33

29
Review Day For Test

30
Chapter 3 & 4 Test Chapter 3 & 4 SG/Classwork Due HW: TXT Chapter 5

Economics, February 2009
Monday 2 Collaboration Day
Chapter 5 Lecture: Market-Clearing Price

Tuesday 3
Collect Chapter 5 TXT Simulation: A Classroom Market in Crude Oil HW: SG pp. 36,37,38

Wednesday 4
Review Study Guide Work Price Floors/Ceilings

Thursday 5
Stamp and Review pp. 32-33 Collect Chapter 5 Work Chapter 5 Test

Friday 6 COW in Class
Computer Work: -Set up Wiki Account -Make Google Account -Set up Budget Page HW: TXT Chapter 6

HW: SG pp. 39-40 Budget Project Assigned (due Feb. 20)

9 Collaboration Day
No School – President’s Day

10 COW in Class
Assign Stock Project Set up Stock Page, Assign Teams Rest of Period: continue work on Budget project, preliminary research of stocks

11
Chapter 6 Lecture: Consumers, Savers, and Investors Moneywise Teen: Budgeting HW: SG p. 48

12
Chapter 6 TXT Due Writing Checks and Maintaining a Checkbook HW: Finish Checkbook Register, Reading a Bank Statement Worksheets

13 Progress Report
Reconciling a Checking Account

16 Collaboration Day
No School – President’s Day

17 COW in Class
Finalize Stocks you want to purchase; Learn how to purchase stocks

18
Banking Options / Alternatives

19
Credit & Credit Cards HW: SG pp. 49-50

20
Collect Budget Projects Review for Test Chapter 6 Test

Start Purchasing Stocks Chapter 6 SG/Classwork

23 Chapter 7 Lecture: The Business of Free Enterprise

24 COW in Class Collect Chapter 7 TXT Initial Progress of Stocks; how to interpret data HW: SG p. 55

25

26 Activity: Invention Convention HW: SG pp. 58-59

27 Review for Test Chapter 7 Test Collect Chapter 7 SG/Classwork

Video: Is America Number 1?

Economics, March 2009
Monday 2 Collaboration Day
Chapter 8 Lecture: Financing a Business

Tuesday 3
Collect Chapter 8 TXT

Wednesday 4
HW: SG pp. 67-68

Thursday 5
-Review for Test -Chapter 8 Test -Collect Chapter 8 SG/Classwork

Friday 6 PACK DAY
“Trade Creates Wealth” Simulation HW: Read Chapter 15

9 Collaboration Day
Chapter 15 – International Trade

10
Chapter 15 TXT Due Exchange Rates Activity/Discussion

11
Outsourcing / International Trade Pacts

12 Reviewing Last Week’s Work HW: SG p. 127-128 19
HW: SG pp. 75-76

HW: SG p. 123-124 18
Productivity Simulation HW: SG pp. 73-74

13 Chapter 15 Test Chapter 15 Classwork Due

16 Collaboration Day
Chapter 9 Lecture: Production and Productivity

HW: SG p. 122 17
Collect Chapter 9 TXT Assign Current Events Project HW: SG p. 72

20
Review for Test Chapter 9 Test Collect Chapter 9 SG/Classwork

23
Chapter 10 Lecture: The US Labor Force

24
Collect Chapter 10 TXT Assign Career Project HW: SG pp. 80-81

25
Workforce Simulation HW: SG pp. 82

26
Personal Finance Day: Education Plans; Education and Income HW: SG pp. 83-84

27 Progress Report
Review for Test Chapter 10 Test

Economics, April 2009
Monday 30 Collaboration Day Chapter 12 Lecture: Government and the US Economy Tuesday 31
Chapter 12 TXT Due

Wednesday 1 (No Period 5)

In Class: SG pp. 96-99 Video/Discuss: Federal Reserve: Open for Business after 9/11 Assign Tax Project HW: SG p. 100-101

Thursday 2 Chapter 12 Test Chapter 12 Classwork Due After Test: Process of Completing Tax Returns

Friday 3 (No Period 5)

6
SPRING BREAK

7 14 21
Collect Chapter 11 TXT Final Drafts of Resumes, Applications, References Due Cartel Simulation Preparation for Interviews; HW: SG pp. 90-91 28 Interviews, Group 1 Chapter 13 TXT Due Federal Reserve Video and discussion In Class SG pp. 104-105

8 15 22 (No Period 5)

9 16 23
-Review for Test -Chapter 11 Test -Collect Chapter 11 SG/Classwork Lab Work: Stock Projects

10 17
END SPRING BREAK

13 20
Chapter 11 Lecture: Competition Among Businesses HW: SG p. 88,89

24 End Stock Market Game (No Period 5)

27
Chapter 13 Lecture: Money and Financial Institutions

29 (No Period 5)

30
Stock Projects Due

1 (No Period 5)

HW: SG p. 106-107
Chapter 13 Test Chapter 13 Classwork Due

HW: SG p. 106-107

Economics, May/June 2009
Monday 4 Collaboration Day Chapter 14 Lecture: Economic Stability Tuesday 5 Interviews, Group 2
Chapter 14 TXT Due Meet in B7 – Fed Chairman Lesson, Game Economic Stability and the News

Wednesday 6 (No Period 5)

Thursday 7
TBD

Friday 8
Chapter 14 Test Chapter 14 Classwork Due

HW: SG p. 117-118

HW: SG p. 110-113 11 Collaboration Day Chapter 16 Lecture: Our Globalized World HW: SG p. 132-133 Chapter 16 TXT Due HW: SG p. 134-135 19 TBD 12 Poverty and Economic Development; Microfinance 13 Economic Solutions to Environmental Problems HW: SG p. 136-137 14 Economic Solutions to Environmental Problems 15
Current Events Project Due Chapter 16 Test Chapter 16 Classwork Due

18 Bringing It All Home, and Getting Ready for Life Week 25
No School – Memorial Day

20 TBD

21
TBD

22
TBD

26
Food Court

27
Food Court

28
Food Court

29
Food Court

1
Food Court Presentations Stock Projects Due

2
Final Exams: Periods 1 (7), 4

3
Final Exams: Periods 2, 5

4
Final Exams: Periods 3, 6

5
Commencement


				
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