1. Now that you understand one of the ways we understand our American economy, you will need to break into small groups and begin working on research to understand your assigned Economic Indicator and figure out how you want to present this to the class this week.
2. Begin your research and dividing of roles with your team. Get people's phone numbers...you know how ya'll LOVE to be absent!
Monday and Tuesday, Nov 21/22 (meet in 2206)
Using headphones, you will need to login to www.everfi.com with the id and password you setup last Friday. We will not have time to do all the modules, however, if you CHOOSE to do all the modules by Dec 15th, which will certify you with Everfi, here are the benefits: One free extra "Everfi Certification" grade of 80 pts! This is "all or nothing". For the extra credit, you must complete them all and print your certification document.
REQUIRED MODULES: You will need to finish the following modules to receive credit by the due dates listed. These are "all or nothing" grades. If you don't finish the module by the due date, it will not count for the full points. You WILL have to find a computer and complete these on your own if you waste time in class. We will only have 3 days total in the lab to work on these (today and tomorrow and Dec 1st)
Each module has a 5 question "pre-test", several short videos you must listen to and learn. BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR LEARNING. This is 'real life' information. Don't be a dummy and shortcut the experience!
TAKE NOTES IN YOUR SPIRAL! Not to mention you'll have a test Dec 5th that will include most of this information, and any notes you take you can use on that test. (remember, summary notes are found by clicking in the bottom right corner of each module on the "paper" icon.
Each of these modules is worth 35 pts for a total of a 175 pt project. Each day late loses 5 pts.
Savings Due end of day Friday, Nov 25
Banking Due end of day Friday, Nov 25
Payment Types, Interest Rates and Credit Cards Due end of day Friday, Nov 25
Taxes and Insurance Due end of day Dec 2
Investing Due end of day Dec 2
Friday, Nov 18: Meet in room 2206
Class Starter: Read the "Power of Plastic"(#2) and discuss your answers to the questions you need to do on page 2.
1. Using computers play California Reality Check! When you are done making all your choices, write on your own paper the answer to this prompt: How much money would you need to make each year to live your lifestyle and what did you learn about spending in this "game"?
1. 2. Today... learn about the Law of Supply! Use your Supply and Demand notes packet and complete page 3-4 of the notes packet. This powerpoint slides 18-24 will help you complete the blanks. Yup, quiz on this tomorrow!
2. Go over Law test and look at most missed questions. Study island remediation is an option!
Thursday, Nov 10
Class Starter Review: On scratch paper, jot down examples from this movie clip of the 4 Factors of Production used in the hulu hoop! Make sure you spot the correct entrepreneur! Also, explain how the money from the sale of the hula hoops will flow through the economic sectors you learned about yesterday. Turn in this sheet when you are finished.
2. Today... learn about the Law of Demand! You will be given a Supply and Demand notes packet you CAN use on the test. Today, complete page 1 and 2 of the notes packet. This powerpoint slides 1-17 will help you complete the blanks.
Wednesday, Nov 9: Ms. Thrower's Birthday AND National Day of Mourning for President Trump
Tuesday, Nov 8: ELECTION DAY, shortened classes
Class Starter: Go over your cost/benefit chart (#4)...did anyone change their decision making from irrational to rational?
1. Discuss the Circular Flow of Economic Activity in the economy. For notes on this, you will need to complete the handout (#5) from my lecture, and then on the back, draw your own simple model of how money moves through the 5 sectors. The simple version was broken down in class, but if you need a refresher, watch this video and ignore all the MATH!
OPTIONAL HOMEWORK DUE THURSDAY: Read about the 2008 Housing Bubble and answer the questions for up to 15pts extra.
Monday, Nov 7
Class Starter: Finish this sample Cost Worksheet (#3) to show understanding of costs and revenue.
1. In your notes, define and understand marginal costs and benefits, diminishing benefits and discuss the purpose of a cost/benefit analysis and rational economic decision making. This info comes from the Civics Today book from pg 508-509.
3. HOMEWORK: Now YOU figure out where your values lie and by completing your own cost/benefit chart (#4) for a small decision in your life. If you missed class, watch this video to teach yourself how this work. Do NOT use the same example he does. Think of your own.
3. When finished, get a Civics Today textbook and read pages 499 to 502. In your spiral summarize definition and importance of ALL highlighted terms. Also, copy the graphic on page 501 into your notes.
3. Write your own quick write essay to this prompt: "If these boys really were not involved in this murder, why did they confess to this crime?" Use a form of the verb "to coerce" in your answer and include details from the videos to support your answer and make sure to use examples from the videos proving your opinion.
1. Finish movie Erin Brockovich and turn in the viewing guide (#8). If you are absent one or two days, your alternate assignment (you are still responsible for bolded terms on the viewing guide) is to research Erin Brockovich using this site and others and write a 1-2 page typed paper describing why she is so famous. You still need to copy the viewing guide from someone to have in your notebook, but you ALSO must turn this paper in by this Friday for full credit.
HOMEWORK: Read this story and then answer the prompt that follows on your own paper. Due THURSDAY.
Tuesday, Oct 25th
1. Begin movie Erin Brockovich and start the viewing guide (#8). If you are absent one or two days, your alternate assignment (you are still responsible for bolded terms on the viewing guide) is to research Erin Brockovich using this site and others and write a 1-2 page typed paper describing why she is so famous. You still need to copy the viewing guide from someone to have in your notebook, but you ALSO must turn this paper in by this Friday for full credit.
HOMEWORK: DUE WEDNESDAY. Create your own storyboard of a civil lawsuit on your own paper. Read the directions on this handout, and make sure to include the required about of terms in the right order.
Friday, Oct 21
1. Present your Fictional Crime to the class.
2. Watch part of the Amanda Knox story...did she or didn't she?
Thursday, Oct 20th
1. Watch "13th" on Netflix about the history and current state of our criminal justice system for African Americans. Fill out this viewing guide (#5) and turn in for a grade.
If you are absent, you will need to research and write a 2 page typed paper (due by this Monday) that includes YOUR findings on all the bolded terms that are found on the "13th" Viewing Guide. Understand!...if absent you DO NOT turn in the guide itself. You turn in a 2 page typed paper that explains all the terms on the guide that are in bold BY MONDAY.
Wednesday, Oct 19th
1. Get into your small groups and create a poster on paper provided detailing an imaginary criminal offense. Write all the steps we discussed yesterday in the notes in the correct order and using the right vocab terms, making sure your "story" flows correctly.
1. Turn in your homework on the Types of Law handout (#1).
2. Take notes on protections provided to the accused in our Constitution. If you are absent, use my Talking Point notes to transfer your summaries to your spiral.
3. Read on phones or Ipads about the current Supreme Court case of Buck vs. Davis. Discuss with a partner, how YOU would rule on this case. Using the protections you took notes on in Step 2 above, write your ruling and opinion and present to class. Your argument must reference at least TWO of the protections.
Friday, Oct 14th
Class Starter: Watch this news segment about the Deep water Horizon disaster and answer this prompt. "What laws should the government make before, during, and after this accident to protect the public?" Turn in your answer for a grade.
2. Using the Civics Today textbook, read pages 427-429 and take notes over what is law, purpose of laws, what makes a good law, and define all the past types of laws that influence us today.
3. Watch this segment from 60 Minutes about the Pioneer Hotel fire in Arizona. As handout #2, use a Lesson Closure to write about key ideas of how the justice system handled this case. The title and topic of this lesson closure is Pioneer Hotel Fire.
Wednesday, Oct 12th
Class Starter: Watch this segment about Maine's governor and finish this prompt on scratch paper provided. How was this Republican able to get elected in a state made up of majority Democrats?
1. Using the Civics textbooks, complete page 1 of notes of this handout (#8) independently.
2. Then using page 2 of that same handout, watch various commercials and spot as many propaganda types as you can. Be specific about supporting your answers. Use this website to watch 4 commercials...and also, google at least one current Trump and Clinton ad! These will fill in all the 6 squares on the handout.
Wednesday, Sept 21st
Class Starter: Go to this website about Grassroots Campaigning. Read and scroll. On scratch paper, A) write down 5 specific actions YOU can perform to help in elections this year. B) After writing down 5 specific actions, use this knowledge to write a definition of the term "grassroots campaigning".
OPTIONAL 10 POINTS! Email me a current political ad on youtube for ANY office that is up for election in November. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org before start of class tomorrow.
1. Watch grassroots campaigning with "Street Fight" and Cory Booker!. Fill in this viewing guide (#9) as you watch. If you are absent today, your alternate assignment is to write me a one paper essay answering this prompt: What is grassroots campaigning and how is it effective in getting people elected? You WILL have to research online to teach yourself these concepts.
Class Starter: Can you figure out why more Democrats voted for this Violence Against Women law that (#5) helps to prevent violence again women than Republicans did? Using the example, write an explanation that explains the ideologies make someone for or against this law.
2. In pairs, get a part of the platform of either the Democrat or Republican party. Can you guess which party would have this idea in their platform? Explain why.
Friday, Sept 16th
Class Starter: How can YOU get involved in your community? What civic issues are near and dear to YOUR heart?
1. Guest Speaker from Saving Our Sons! Miss Kim!!
Thursday, Sept 15th
Class Starter: Using Ipads, take the political ideology quiz....I side with? Discuss your answers with the class.
1. Use handout (#3) about Political Ideologies to fill out the spectrum and political party information, study the various ideologies and then label some political parties where they might fall on the spectrum. If you miss class, get these notes from a reliable classmate!
4. Get in partner groups, using paper copies of the Naturalization Test for new citizens, write down as many answers as you can in 10 minutes timed. Use only your brain...could YOU become a citizen?
Monday, Sept 12th
Oral and visual presentations over your Supreme Court cases! As your students teach you, fill out this packet. You will have a 20 pt quiz tomorrow over these cases, using the packet. Packet will also be turned in for a grade.
Friday, Sept 9
Work on your poster and presentation project with your partner! Doughnuts!!
Thursday, Sept 8
1. Kahoot review and then take test over Judicial Branch.
2. When finished, turn in your notebook pages and then read this handout about the Citizens United Supreme Court case and answer the questions that follow. Due tomorrow for full credit if you don't finish today.
Tomorrow: Bring materials to class to work on your partner projects. Doughnuts will be provided while you work!
2. After the video , discuss your opinions. Then in a quick write, write either a "majority" or "dissenting" opinion concurring with the Imaginary Supreme Court that has just ruled these laws CONSTITUTIONAL. Remember to cite something in the Constitution that can support your opinion. Turn your written opinion in for a grade.
3. Wrap up your Supreme Court case packet and make sure you have a full understanding of all the cases, the questions put to the court and the parts of the Constitution that was used to justify the final rulings.
Tuesday, Sept 6: Last Project Day in 2202
1. Make sure to read all steps of the instructions for project day. You will have this Friday to work in the classroom, finishing your posters and discussing how you will present. Presentations will start this coming Monday. Be ready!
1. Begin your Supreme Court presentations. You need to read everything on the website and then work with a partner on this and Be ready to present to the class starting on Monday, September 12th.
Thursday, Sept 1st: Meet in 2202
1. Powerschools check! Show me you have logged in and can check your grade for this class (raise your hand when you have it up on the screen). I'll give you 10 OPTIONAL points! If you need a password reset, let me know.
2. Complete your Supreme Court Cases packet using research the Oyez website. Have all info filled out IN YOUR WORDS, not the website's. Ask questions if you get stuck on any cases. You should complete the entire packet today.
3. When finished, turn in your packet, then you can draw a court case for your partner project presentations.
Your test over the Judicial Branch (including court cases will be Friday, September 9th.)
Wednesday, Aug 31
Class Starter: Pick up your Supreme Court Guided Notes Packet and fill in details for Texas vs. Johnson (1989) and Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier (1988) from the knowledge your gained in Class Starters over the past few weeks.
1. YOU RESEARCH Jigsaw! You will be getting in small groups, researching 2 cases, and then sharing out with others in your group. Be able to explain the facts of the case, the questions, etc. Using Ipads, look up your assigned case off the Oyez website. (search the case name in the top right pane, then click on results...scroll down for simplified facts and ruling.) By end of today, you will have all court cases up through page 3 of the packet complete.
Tuesday, Aug 30th
Class Starter: What do you think about burning an American flag? Should this right be protected under the Constitution? If so, what part of the Constitution? Watch this video, then be able to name the case, explain what happened, the question taken to the court and the ruling.
2. Begin taking notes on the required court cases found (see video links below). You must understand: a) name of case b) question before the court c) opinion and result of ruling. Use this guided notes packet to keep your summaries short and sweet. You CAN use this on any tests we have over the Judicial Branch.
Class Starter: Watch this video What is the Supreme Court? On scratch paper, answer these questions: how long do justices serve? how many SC justices are there? cases come to the SC from ___________ courts.
2. Current Event Friday: Watch cnnstudentnews.com for today. Candy trivia! Then, watch these two segments about ways Donald Trump could become a hero. Jot down at least 2 of the "flaws" in our political system he has exposed, according to the comedian. Part 1, then Part 2.
2. Watch the movie "The American President" and complete the viewing guide. If you miss both days, you must type or write a paper that answers both of the following Essential Questions: A and B...if you miss one day, choose either A or B and turn in. Due Friday.
A) In what ways does the legislative and executive branch "check and balance" the power of each other. Give at least 4 examples for each of the branches.
B) Explain how lobbyists both help and hurt the passing of legislation.
Friday, Aug 19th: Meet in 503
1. Create a postermywall advertising for a movie about the next President of the United States!. Full instructions found here on this Webquest.Make sure to follow the exact instructions for submitting your movie poster!
2. In spiral, take notes over "Crazy Congressional Vocab". You'll need to define all the terms found under IV in your Unit 2: Syllabus. Some of these you should already know from other activities...the rest we will do via lecture and videos today. Some visual learning examples of some of these terms are below. If you were absent today, look everything up under IV in the syllabus, understand it and have it in your notes!
2. Review your Amendments and Articles quiz. Correct your answers, then use them to answer: What rights could have been violated in this "infamous" speech given by a high school student that got suspended? How did the Supreme Court rule in this case? Discuss your opinions.
Class Starter: This student made banner is in the Newseum in Washington, DC. Why do YOU think it's ended up there?Discuss your ideas. Do you agree with the ruling in Morse v Frederick that the student's freedom of speech was NOT violated?
1. Discuss the meaning of Articles 1-7 in more detail. Take notes in your spiral from this Powerpoint and my lecture to help you understand the meaning of each. Show me what you know now by completing this "Show Me What Your Know". (you can use your notes). Turn this in for a grade.
2. Take notes in your spiral from the Powerpoint of The Bill of Rights (first 10) from the Powerpoint of all 27 Amendments. You have until FRIDAY to memorize them! You'll be quizzed!
Class Starter: Check out today's graph and answer the following prompts in your spiral: 1) What % of parents today check their social media? 2) What is the "big picture" this graph tells? 3) Why is your computer or phone a freedom that your parents restrict?
1. Go over quiz from yesterday.
2. Using your Unit 1 Syllabus and working in small groups, circulate the Current Event Democracy news articles and write answers to question #1 and #2 on your syllabus under "Connection to Today" section.
Class Starter: Explain why the NC Supreme Court overturned North Carolina's voter id law.
1. Review the American Revolution and the events leading up to our split with this Powerpoint.
2. Take Quick Quiz by filling in the blanks, using the notes you just took.
3. Discuss your A, B, and C's from Unit 1 Syllabus (#1) Answer only C on your own paper, making sure you understand how to write these short answers. Turn in for a grade.
Tuesday, Aug 2
Class Starter: Answer in your spiral: What word would you guess is searched most on google when people ask, "Why is North Carolina so....?". Discuss class answers and then look at the real answers here.
Class Starter: Explore this map of freedom in the world. Answer the following prompts on scratch paper: 1) What continents are MOST free? 2) What region is LEAST free? 3) What is one conclusion you can draw from this map?
1. Start your portfolio for this unit with the Unit 1 Syllabus (#1) . Discuss the A, B, C's and Connection to Today sections and how those will be assessed throughout the semester.
1. Go over homework from yesterday and discuss any questions that were difficult for you.
2. IMPROVE YOUR NOTE-TAKING SKILLS DAY: (you will take notes on all the activities below)
--Watch and discuss with key tips for taking notes and reasons for taking notes. Using your note-taking notebook, demonstrate your note-taking skills as you learn about my classroom setup, which I will teach by lecture. Also, reading for understanding is a he-yuge skill you need.
--Watch this video to help you learn better ways to improve your reading comprehension. Practice your note-taking skills and jot down information related to this question as you watch him speak...What are some tips he suggests for better reading skills?
--In my class, everything you do should be your BEST EFFORT. What is "best effort"? Watch this awesome football play and discuss how this quarterback incorporates all the components of effort incorporates (which means, the ability to delay gratification, change direction when needed and find your motivation to achieve!)...YES, you will be tested on this definition!
LEARNING EXTENTION: Watch this video about delay of gratification Make sure to enhance your understanding of my "Top 4 Things Needed to Achieve Success" (on page 7) by watching and the results of the Marshmallow Experiment. A) Why is this test such a good predictor of future success?B) What "marshmallow" exists in your life today?
Also, reading for understanding is a he-yuge skill you need. Watch this video to help you learn better ways to improve your reading comprehension. C) What are some tips he suggests in the video?
3. Tell the class about YOU! Tell us one really interesting, unique or odd thing about yourself.
3. Analyze the Declaration of Independence! Use this handout (#5a)to analyze the Preamble and the Declaration of Natural Rights. Then in pairs, review the grievances and resolution of independence by completing this similar handout (#5b).
Monday, Jan 14
1. Take notes over Types of Governments that exist and the types of governments setup throughout the colonies.
2. Take This quiz (#6) to show how well you understand our heritage and types of government. You may use the notes you wrote from the Prezis to help you.
Tuesday, Jan 15
Today you will work on a creative TEST project that shows your level of understanding of the American Revolution. Read all instructions on the handout, research what you need to on the web, and make sure you follow the rubric before submitting your product. Due dates and found on the handout.
Wednesday, Jan 16
1. Get English Heritage quiz back (#6) and correct your mistakes!
2. Take spiral notebook notes over the Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederations. Use this Prezi to learn about the issues.
1. Using this chart on Taxes (#7), and this reading (page 1) and (page 2), complete with as much detail as you need to show understanding of each tax, and level. Also, in space below, define what a progressive and proportional tax means.
3. Using www.indyweek.com in class, find a local or state statute or ordinance and write a half page summary on it on your own paper. Share with the class something new you learned! Turn in for completion grade. If you missed this class period, find something online and do the same, turning in to me when you return.
Monday, Feb 11 (did you check www.edmodo.com for today's trivia?...winners get portfolio exemption coupons!)
TODAY: In computer labs, finish this ONE DAY part 1 activity over the Legislative Branch. Final 3 part project (more info to come) will be due March 1st.
Tuesday, Feb 12
1. Bell Ringer: Use your reading skills to read and understand the "stop and frisk" police policy in New York (#8). Answer all four questions in clear, concise complete sentences.
2. Watch some videos examples to understand pork barrel spending and filibustering in the Senate. Complete a Lesson Closure (#9)showing what you learned. Take notes first in your spiral notebook.
1. Use the book to complete this Venn (#13) comparing the federal and state executive branches of government. Take a quiz to assess your knowledge!
Tuesday, Feb 19
Meet in room 503 and work on Part 2: Executive Branch of your Three Branches of Government TEST PROJECT. Don't to forget to finish and turn in Part 1
Wednesday and Thursday, Feb 20/21
1. Watch the most imformative and entertaining movie ever!! An American President will teach you everything you still don't know about the legislative and executive branches! Viewing guide will count for 10 extra points on your last portfolio! Don't fall asleep!
1. Unit 3 Test. Make sure you have your cheat sheet!
After test, read this handout #6. Be curious...write one question you have after you read the handout. Discuss as a class, the role governments play in our lives and spot examples of local, state, and federal government at work.
Thursday and Friday, Feb 28 and March 1st!
1. Check SPAN first! If you are not happy with Unit 3's test grade (this included any points you earned from the movie guide last week), you should TAKE INITIATIVE and download Test Remediation questions for Leg, Exec, and/or Local Gov found in FOLDERS in EDMODO! That's your homework due BY FRIDAY next week!
2. Finish up Unit 3 TEST PROJECT. Print and turn in all according to directions found on the website WITH your rubrics. 3 products, 3 rubrics (found on edmodo if you lost them). All work is considered LATE after 3PM Friday, March 1st.
2. Using this Prezi about the Naturalization process, complete the 6 steps(#8) WITH DETAILS you need to truly understand the process. After watching the videos, in the Prezi, answer the prompt in the instructions on the "6 steps" handout on YOUR OWN PAPER!
Monday, March 25
1. Get handout (#9), which has your test remediation questions on the front and a quick quiz on the back to see how well you can figure out the following questions using a voter registration form. Use the English voter registration form link from this website to take the quiz.
2. Discuss what you already know about political parties and ideologies. For example, can you figure out why more Democrats voted for this new law that helps to prevent violence again women than Republicans did? What does this tell you about ideologies of Democrats and Republicans?
3. Use handout (#10) about Political Ideologies to fill out the spectrum, study the various ideologies and then label some political parties where they might fall on the spectrum. If you miss class, get these notes from a reliable classmate!
4. Show me what you just learned about political ideologies by answer this completion quiz for a grade.
5. Take quick notes over the basics of political parties using this Prezi link on the back of handout #10. Also, answer the Essential Question on the back as well, using everything you've learned today.
Tuesday, March 26
1. Collaborate in pairs to research and act out a skit for the class to explain your assigned vocab word. In your spiral notebook, take notes over all words as your classmates teach you.
1. Watch video clip of Thank You For Smoking to think about the role of lobbyists in politics. Also watch some of the ways big special interest groups can influence politics with this ridiculous clip!
2. Using notecards, analyze this graph about financial contributions from lobbyists and write down 2 laws you think these special interest groups might want from our politicians. Share your "requests" with the group. If you show me you "get it", you'll earn a 4th quarter bathroom pass!
3. Ok, you aren't a lobbyists...but how can you influence politics? Well, analyze this cartoon and what it's trying to say. Do you agree? Do you agree with the upcoming standardized MSL testing? Write your state representative a letter on the stationary provided and explain why you are for or against the MSL final exam in Civics. Remember, you need to INFLUENCE their votes with your winning argument with good factual support!
Thursday, March 28
1. Using this handout (#12) and the textbook, answer all questions given. Notice in the directions you cannot get credit without answering in complete sentences!
2. On the back of handout #12 (page 2 from above), you have a chart. Watch various commercials and spot as many propaganda types as you can. Be specific about supporting your answers. Use this website to watch commercials..you pick!
3. Get back mid terms.
Tuesday, April 2
Today's activity is a TEST grade for the unit on Politics! Everything you need to know is found on this Webquest.
PSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSST! If you are interested in the Spain trip, remember, I'll be in my trailer tomorrow until 6PM for the interest meeting! Make sure to click on the "Tell My Teacher I'm Interested" link here so I can add you to my contact list!
Wednesday, April 3
1. Get notebook contents page and turn in portfolio tomorrow at beginning of class! PORTFOLIO AND BENCHMARK QUIZ THURSDAY!
1. TURN IN YOUR "LAW" PORTFOLIO WITHOUT HANDOUT #2 AND #6
2. TAKE EXAM ON THE LAW UNIT.
3. When finished, look up the definition of "scarcity" and then read pages 504-505 in the textbook.
4. Using this new knowledge, on the back of your "Erin Brockovich Economic Choices" handout, tell me 3 resources that were scarce in the movie.▫List 2 trade-offs Ed had in his life.▫List 1 opportunity cost Erin had as a result of her job.
Monday, April 15th BEGIN ECONOMICS UNIT AND REVIEW MSL TEST QUESTIONS.
1. Get back mid terms.
2. Spend time discussing the right way to answer an MSL test question. You will need to ask me for this handout, it isn't available online.
4. Then discuss the Roe vs. Wade decision. What have we lost as a society? What have we gained. Watch this video to help you learn more about the economics of this controversial decision.
5. Pick one of the issues from either video. On your own paper, as a journal entry...1.Write about the trade-offs society has to make with regards to the decision. 2. What is the opportunity cost of the decision on both sides?
6. Meet in lab #503 tomorrow WITH headphones.
Tuesday, April 16th
1. First, check SPAN, I've updated everything except what YOU haven't turned in yet.
2. Next, begin here to understand what Everfi Personal Finance Certification is all about and setup your account! Today in the lab, your goal is to COMPLETE the OVERVIEW and SAVINGS modules. And START the Banking Module. At a minimum in your spiral notebook, I will check for notes from guided questions. If you need to take more notes, you should!
To download the #2 Savings and #3 Banking notes, click here.
2. Use the back of handout #2 from Monday to show me what you learned by telling me what agencies would be involved in the examples.
3. Watch segments from "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" and discuss how this crisis was allowed to happen. Use this viewing guide (#9) to answer questions. Start at part 3 and finish with part 4.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY 22/23: ALL CLASSES MEET IN LAB #503
YOU HAVE A SUB MONDAY AND TUESDAY. PLEASE RESPECT HER! YOUR DIRECTIONS ARE BELOW:
My expectation is that by the end of the day Tuesday, you will have finished the first SIX modules and passed all the post assessments. I will be logging in and checking. (this runs through "Financing Higher Education".
You will have to work hard and focus to get through these. The link to the minimum notes you need to take in your spiral are found here. The sub will also provide you a handout with these same questions.
Today is the last day we are spending in the lab for everfi work. Make sure you finish ALL modules by May 1st so we can have a pizza party and FREE DAY! Here's the remaining set of notes for 7-10 (1-6 are on Monday's posting)
1. Take a quiz to show you can recognize examples of the 4 economic systems. If you miss this class, the quiz has to be made up on your own time.
2. Discuss the Circular Flow of Income in our society. Complete handout #7 and on the back, draw your own simple model of how money moves through the 5 sectors. The simple version was broken down in class, but if you need a refresher, watch this video and ignore all the formulas.
IF YOU ARE STILL SCRAMBLING TO GET YOUR GRADE ABOVE PASSING, BEST OF LUCK TO YA! IF YOU DIDN'T PUT EFFORT INTO THIS SEMESTER, TRY FINDING YOUR MOTIVATION FOR THE NEXT TIME YOU HAVE TO RE-TAKE CIVICS. Econ lesson: If you fail, you just volunteered to take a class you vauled at $1000 AGAIN, FOR FREE!! That was IRRATIONAL behavior!