S5C5 PO 1. Explain how education, career choices, and family obligations affect future income.
PO 3. Determine short and long-term financial goals and plans, including income, spending, saving, and investing.
2/26-3/9 What is the cost of this lifestyle?
C5.PO 2. Describe the effects of international trade on the United States and other nations: a. how people and nations gain through trade b. how the law of comparative advantage leads to specialization and trade c. effects of protectionism, including tariffs and quotas on international trade and on a nation’s standard of living d. how exchange rates work and how they affect international trade e. how the concepts of balance of trade and balance of payments are used to measure international trade f. factors that influence the major world patterns of economic activity including the differing costs of production between developed and developing countries g. economic connections among different regions, including changing alignments in world trade partners h. identify the effects of trade agreements (e.g., North American Free Trade
2/15-2/16 Exchange Rates--Senior Trip Assignment
How do I find out exchange rates? Google "exchange rates US dollar". You'll want to figure out how much currency you'll have wherever you go, then determine the cost of your trip expenses!
2/13-2/14 Specialization and Trade
2/12 Macroeconomics Test
Macroeconomics Test Review
7th Hour Padlet Review
4th Hour Padlet Review
3rd Hour Padlet Review
2nd Hour Padlet Review
1st Hour Padlet Review
2/2-2/5 Socratic Discussion
Macroeconomics Unit—Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Crash Course Economics Link https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPNZwz5_o_5uirJ8gQXnhEO
Fiscal and Monetary Policy Assignments
Links for 1/25
Crash Course #9—Deficits and Debt
US Debt Clock
PDF: Background on Federal Debt
Multiple Perspectives: Outlook on Federal Debt
Current Event Assignment for 1/29-1/30
Documents for Debate Prep 1/30-1/31
1/16-1/22 Unemployment RAFT Project