Doc Holley's

ECONOMICS

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Code SSN4010T: (Fall/Spring) Grade Levels: 10-12 Timeframe: 18 weeks - This 1/2 credit course provides a broad view of the social science of economics. It builds on real-world economic applications to create a basic understanding of economic concepts and our economic system. It includes a range of both macro and microeconomic concepts with an emphasis on the American Free Enterprise System. This course relates economic principles through real-world situations students are familiar with. 

Students will be introduced to the basics of economic principles, and they will learn the importance of understanding different economic systems. They will also investigate how to think like an economist. Students will explore different economic systems, including the American Free Enterprise System, and they will analyze and interpret data to understand the laws of supply and demand. Students will also be presented with economic applications in today’s world. From economics in the world of business, money, banking, and finance, students will see how economics is applied both domestically and globally. Students will also study how the government is involved in establishing economic stability in the American Free Enterprise System as well as the how the U.S. economy has a global impact.

Textbook / Materials:

Understanding Economics: McGraw Hill


Economics: Principles & Practices, McGraw Hill


ON-LINE TEXTBOOK: CLICK HERE!


Textbook PDF: Click here!

Course Outline:

  • Foundations of Economics and the Problem of Scarcity
  • Economic Systems
  • American Free Enterprise and U.S. Government Involvement
  • Understanding the Market Through Supply and Demand
  • Business, Banking, and Finance
  • Measuring Economic Performance
  • The United States and Globalization

Grading Scale:

90-100 A

80-89 B

70-79 C

60-69 D

59 or below - F

DAILY GRADES - 50%       TEST GRADES- 50%  

Homework Policy:

Homework will be assigned at the instructor’s discretion as appropriate for specific course requirements.

Late Work Policy:

With a focus on students being self-directed learners, students are encouraged to be responsible for their own learning. All assigned work must be received by the teacher in accordance with due dates posted or as required on a weekly basis. Late work may not receive full credit. The final deadline for all late work will be set by the individual teacher. 

Communication:

Students will be expected to interact with the teacher and classmates in a variety of ways to support instruction. Teacher-student communications are conducted in a variety of ways, via the following technologies based upon need and availability: phone, email, instant message (IM), and web-conferencing.

Academic Integrity Policy:

The teacher expects all students to abide by ethical academic standards. Academic dishonesty—including plagiarism, cheating or copying the work of another, using technology for illicit purposes, or any unauthorized communication between students for the purpose of gaining advantage during an examination—is strictly prohibited. 

BASIC WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS

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WEEK 1

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YULdjmg3o0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZQLHLFKock

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZqkecHnFpc


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 2

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B43YEW2FvDs&t=31s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHkviUk_47k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djPFUgUOujY


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 2

BLACK HISTORY MONTH RECOGNITION

Daily & Test Grades: Students will conduct online research on a significant BLACK ECONOMIST.


Students will create both a VISUAL & a formal ESSAY on the person of their choice. The project items will be submitted to the Osan Air Base sponsors as part of the base Black History Month recognition activities. More details are forthcoming. 

WEEK 3

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsV461YIr6c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGSlED1Jx1Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAQ6H6ZmoB0


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 4

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvTzaNUDVms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShzPtU7IOXs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9aDizJpd_s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUPm2tMCbGE


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 5

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKvrbOq1OfI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xCzhdVtdMI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZ0I9t9QoZ0


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 6

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EzY4Vl460U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njTKa-dnJPo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0wg9ZPyL38


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 7

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EzY4Vl460U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njTKa-dnJPo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0wg9ZPyL38


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 8

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWwXmH-n5Bo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxZrsRMSOis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm69zTuUzMI


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 9

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QET-twyFcnA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbHvqI9Hrws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY-ybJ5bfJY


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 10

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9IMB5X22pE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK9iE0UiWZ0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65Vpyy43Fug


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 11

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCFkWDdmXG8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8N4srb4Ops

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOwi7MBSfhk


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 12

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKO1icFVtDc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHe0bXAIuk0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8uTB5XorBw


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 13

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFT74Tl-gdk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXCGbAv8YPw&list=PLyZrBN5ht53DIMfwvbG-BIrXxh0FkfoaX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfmNdz87g7Y


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 14

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR_YYGLiHh8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG5c8nhR3LE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzoX7zEZ6h4


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 15

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac9QQ1QzJi4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FOaxnz2cVk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGagqfLlxTE


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 16

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfN8BnRJryQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geoe-6NBy10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afcOtoZznQU


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 17

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roZCidl8NoM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geGNqYQQZLM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFlfRPEi6GA


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]

WEEK 18

Reading:

1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook.

Writing:

2. Create an outline of the chapter with at least one summarizing sentence per paragraph.


3. Complete the reading comprehension items at the end of each chapter sub-section.


Viewing:

4. Complete the video analysis worksheet on the videos for each week.


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvVU0LEZosk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjxGkAEqls0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnKsrKuUfBc


Video Analysis Worksheet - Click here!

CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


CCRSL.ELA-LITERACY SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Assessment:

5. Complete the Chapter Test / Project Based Learning item as assigned.


ALL WORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA GOOGLE DOCS: to [email protected]



































































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