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Homework:

 8/17/18
  1. Why Do Drug Dealers Live with their Mama?
  2. Lesson #1 Incentves

  1.  Read Syllabus and find 4 examples of incentives
8/20/18-8/21/18
  1. Economic Trilogy notes (See me for notes)
  2. Dating game to apply ESL terms
  1. None
 8/22/18-8/23/18  1.  Finish Dating Game
and Answer Dating Game Qustions
2.  Start Marginal Analysis
 Quiz Next Time
8/24/18-8/27/18  1.  Quiz
2.  Marginal Analysis (See me for notes)


 8/28/18-8/29/18 1.   Teacher Pay 
2.  DMU (see me for notes)
3. Intro to Personal Financial Literacy
 1.  There will be a quiz next time on all of our intro material thus far including DMU!  Study!
 8/30/18-8/31/18 1.  Finish DMU
2.  Personal Financial Literacy
Budget Project: Housing
Budget Worksheet

Quiz on Marginal Analysis next time
 9/4/18-9/5/18  1.  Quiz on MA
2.  Budget Project: Cars

Take notes on CC/Investment reading
 9/6/18-9/7/18  Budget Project  Make sure you have Houseing and Cars finished by next class! Quiz over CC and Investment Next time
 9/10/18-
9/11/18
1. Quiz
2.  Jobs/Investment

 
 9/12/18-9/13/18  1.  Finish Budget
2Banished: Intro to Macro Unit 
6 Social goals
 
 9/14/18 Economic Systems Intro  
   Economics Goals: Equity vs. Freedom

Freedom Reports Comparison 2016 vs. 2017
China 2016           China 2017
N.  Korea 16'        N. Korea 17'
US 16'                    US 17'
Hong Kong 16'     H. Kong 17'

 For each country find:

1.Overall rank

2.Ranking for each indicator (Property Rights, Freedom from corruption, Government Spending, Labor Freedom and Trade Freedom) and one sentence as to why they received each score
3.  

 9/20/18-9/21/18 1. Compare/Contrast US 2016 and 2017 rankings
2. Compare/Contrast one other country of choice.
3. DBQ Skills!
Economic Freedom Website
4. DBQ practice
 Finish DBQ practice for Homework
 9/22/18-9/23/18  Economic Growth
GDP  See me for notes
 
 9/27/18-9/30/18  GDP Does it count?  
 10/02/18-10/03/18  Check Growth, Freedom and Equity understanding for Quiz Next time.
Economic Sustainability
Soviet Union 5 year plan reading Answer: 

1.Why did peasants move to cities?

2.How did the Soviet Central Planners deal with shortages of food and consumer goods?

3.Explain how speculation worked and why it started.

4.BIG QUESTION: What is the relationship between incentives and different economic systems?  Why didn’t the 5 year plan work? (HINT: look at your notes for characteristics of a Market vs Command economy and show how lack of incentives changed behavior. )

 Quiz Next time
 10/09/18-10/10/18  Economic Security and Stability: Inflation Queen for the Day  
 10/11/18-10/12/18  Economic Security and Stability: Inflation notes
That film about Money 1
That film about Money 2

Questions:
Movie clip one:

Explain the difference between “money” and currency

Movie clip Two:

What do banks do in order to take the power away from the original creditors, depositors (us!) and give power to themselves?


 
10/15/18-10/16/18  Economic Security and Stability: Unemployment: Types of Unemployment

 
 10/17/18-10/18/18  Finish Unemployment: Plicker Questions  
 10/19/18-10/22/18  Finish Economic Goals: Efficiency  Banished Homework
 10/23/18-10/24/18  Go over answers to Banished Homework
Introduce Tragedy of the Commons
 
 10/25/18-10/26/18  Tragedy of the Commons and Externalities  Test November 6th and 7th
 10/29/18-10/30/18  Market Failures: Parking Passes
 10/31/18-11/1/18  Brown Paper Game Trade Game

 
 11/2/18-11/5/18
ESCAPE!

 
 11/6/18-11/7/18
Test
11/8/1/-
11/9/18
 Demand Intro  
 
 11/12/18-11/13/18 Demand Practice  
 11/14/1/-
11/15/18
Finish Demand
Intro to Supply
 Demand Quiz next time
 11/16/18-
11/26/18
 Supply Practice Packet.  Due after break Orange  
   Equilibrium: Silver Game  
  Equilibrium Practice  
   Supply and Demand Letter.  Two copies of the letter with the Rough Draft attached to one AND a self addressed stamped envelope are due next class  
   Elasticity of Demand  
   Elasticity of Supply  
   Supply and Demand Project Rough Draft  
   1/2 day to work on Supply and Demand
Intro to Market Structures
 Present next time

 Present Supply and Demand  
   
 



 
     

   

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