Aug 28

School Store – 8/28/19

I.   Bellwork

  • Learning Plan on Google Classroom

II.    Objective:

Discuss and become familiar with classroom policies and procedures in order to have a successful semester.

III.  Classwork – Acknowledgment on Google Classroom
*Technology Use Agreement


*Cell Phone Policy

IV. Classwork: Go to the DECA website

Find your event and its related sample event on the website

Read the sample event

*Write down all the Performance Indicators

*Write down the questions the judge will ask

*Answer each question fully (at least 1 paragraph) in relation to the performance indicators.

Aug 28

AP Economics – 8/28/19

I.    Bellwork Q&A

A.  Read (What is Economics?)

  1. What is the author’s claim?
  2. Provide two examples of evidence the author employs

II.   Objectives

  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text through discussion and examples
  • Construct thinking maps using examples, explain how scarcity, choice, opportunity costs affect decisions that households, businesses, and governments make and explain how comparative advantage creates gains from trade.

III.  Discuss:  The Fundamental Economic Problem 

  • Scarcity
  • Factors of Production
  • Micro & Macro Economics
  • Positive & Normative Statements

IV.  Trade offs & Opportunity Costs Explained

V.   Notebook Work – Create Thinking Maps

VI. Review Questions on AP Classroom

Aug 26

All Classes – 8/27/19

I.  Bellwork:

  • What are some things that you believe you may learn in this class this semester?

  II. Objectives:

  • Discuss and become familiar with the requirements and expectations at MBCC and in the course.
  • Reflect upon individual strengths and weaknesses
  • Read, discuss, and review the course syllabus

III. Please complete the Personal Inventory on Google Classroom

IV. Course Syllabus

Accounting1-3 Sequence Syllabus

2019 Economics Syllabus

May 15

AP Economics – 5/15/19

I.  Objectives:

  • Analyze and construct economic models related to the Micro and Macro FRQ’s
  • Review and apply concepts related to  Micro and Macro economics to prepare for the AP Exam.

II.  Video Project – See iLearn for Details

The project must be completed and submitted by

  • May 23, 2019 for seniors.
  • Juniors have until May 30, 2019

III.  Turn in one of the following:

  • Macro FRQ #1-3
  • Micro FRQ  #1-3

IV.  Classwork on iLearn

  • MICRO FRQ 1-3B

V.  AP Exam

  • Macro – May 15 – noon
  • Micro –  May 17 – morning

VI.  Macro Final Exam 

  • 5/21 FRQ
  • 5/22 MC
Apr 08

AP Economics – 4/08/19

I. Bellwork

  • Page 178-179 Tackle the Test 1-5 & p. 171 #2

II.  Objectives:

  • Use the aggregate supply curve to illustrate the relationship between the aggregate price level and the quantity of aggregate output supplied in the economy
  • Identify the factors can shift the aggregate supply curve
  • Explain why the aggregate supply curve is different in the short run from in the long run

III.  Discuss: Video Assignment Updated on i Learn

IV.  Aggregate Demand:  Introduction & Determinants pages 180-191

A,  Aggregate Supply – Clifford

B.  Short-run Aggregate Supply

  • Wages and Resource Prices WILL NOT increase as price levels increase.

C,  Noteboook:  Factors that shift Short-Run Aggregate Supply and Graphs (Page 185)

D,  Long-run Aggregate Supply

  • Wages and Resource Prices WILL increase as price levels increase.

V.  Classwork on iLearn

  • 3.2 Aggregate supply Practice – Due today
  • 18.1 & 18.3 Due on Friday
Mar 05

AP Economics – 3/06/19

I.  Bellwork: Q&A

Why Panic-Prone Emerging Markets Are Breaking Down In 2014

1.Why does the article say that the markets are breaking down?

2. How does this impact economic growth?

II.  Objectives:

  • Discuss the factors that explain why long-run growth rates differ so much among countries
  • Explain the challenges to growth posed by scarcity of natural resources, environmental degradation, and efforts to make growth sustainable

III.  Notebook/Discussion – Copy Graph

IV.  Discussion:  Growth Policy page 384-392

A,  Growth Rate Differences

  1. Physical Capital – Where does the money originate?
  2. Human Capital – Ways to support it.
  3. Technology – R&D

B.  How Government Prompts Economic Growth

  1. Physical capital – Infrastructure
  2. Human Capital – Education
  3. Technology –
  4. Stability, Property Rights, Eliminate restrictions

C.  Sustainability of Long Run Economic Growth

D.  Economic Growth and the Environment

  • pollution, greenhouse gases, global warming, negative externalizes

V.  Classwork

  • iLearn Ch 38&39 Questions (Test Monday)


Feb 04

Accounting – 2/05/19

I.  Bellwork

  • Complete Survey on H&R Block (It is scored)

II.  Objectives:

  • Utilize a Cash Flow Statement to manage money and monitor financial activity
  • Analyze and interpret financial information and source documents to record transitions

III.  Discussion

A.  H & R Block Budget Challenge

  • You need to login in at least every 5 days or you lose points
  • Cash Flow Statement Video
  • Upload Cash Flow Statement to your Google drive

IV.  Notebook: Important dates in determining the payment of bills

V.  Classwork

  1. H & R Block Challenge – Preparing – Cash Flow Statement
  2. Record Bank Balance & Pay Check
  3. Pay Bill and record on CFS