Econ Fall

Course Syllabus

Week #1 (October 11-14) Opportunity Cost/Scarcity

10/13 Read Pages 3-7 
10/14 "Survival Activity" 'Three Basic Economic Questions'
10/15 "Scarcity and Opportunity Cost"
10/16 "How to Organize" 
 
Graphing PPF/PPC
    Homework Due! Page 20 (Problems: Identifying Ideas and Understanding Main Ideas: Sections 1-3)

Week #2 (October 17-21) Graphing PPC/PPF
10/19 
10/20 Intro into PPF/PPC 
10/21 Continue Graphing PPC/PPF
10/22 Intro to Supply/Demand PPT (pages 51-55 and 73-78)
10/23 Homework Week #2 Circular Flow (Label this assignment H/W #2 and do your work in a separate Goggle Doc)

Week #3 (October 24-28) Supply/Demand
10/24  Quiz on Friday's H/W, and Supply/Demand
10/25 Functions of Supply/Demand
10/26 Activity 3.1
10/27 Shifts in Supply
10/28 Shifts in Supply

Week #4 (October 31-November 4) Price Floors/Ceilings
10/31 Finish 3.4
11/1 Shifts in Supply
11/2 "How to get fat in America" Subsidies (Video)
11/3 Price Floors/Ceilings
11/4 Big Stadium/College Activity

Week #5 (November 7-10) Midterm Exam
11/7 Market in Wheat Game
11/8 Midterm Review
11/9 Midterm Prep
11/10 Midterm Exam (five essay (graphs) 25 Multiple Choice
11/11 Holiday - Veterans Day
 Business Structure Consumer Sovereignty, Elasticity of Demand (pages 63-68) and Consumer Utility (page 17)

Week #6 (November 14-18) Microeconomics
11/14 Business Structures
11/15 Positive Corporations 
11/16  Labor Union PPT
11/17 Governments Role in Business Notes/Industry Performance/"Starbucks" Video
11/18 The Video "Maxed Out"

Week #7 (November 21-22) Intro to Macroeconomics
11/21 Money Pages 301-322 
11/22 Money (Cont.)
11/23-25 Holiday - Thanksgiving 

Inflation PPT. / Inflation Pages 257-263/Inflation Practice
 Inflation/Unemployment Pages 251-256/Unemployment Practice
Finish Unemployment/"Two Families" video

Week #8 (November 28-December 2) Macroeconomics
11/28 Finish "Two Families" Video
11/29 GDP PPT / Intro to GDP Pages 229-235 
11/30  GDP, in class practice
12/1   
12/2

Week #9 (December 5-9) Macroeconomics
12/5 
12/6 Federal Reserve 327-344
12/7 Federal Reserve
12/8 Fiscal Policy 349-365 ("IOUSA"????)
12/9

Week #10 (December 12-16) Macroeconomics and Final!
12/12 Wrap up Fiscal Policy
12/13 "Inequality for All"
12/14 Final!
12/15
12/16
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