4th Quarter Economics (during school closure)
- For each week, complete all assignments for the week, scan them (you may need to download a scanning app) and e-mail them to me. If you are submitting pictures, please make sure your answers are legible. You will get a "Thank you" e-mail, so you know I received it.
You are welcome to get a start on future work and turn it in anytime.
Late work will be accepted for 1/2 credit.
- All assignments are due no later than Friday, May 15th.
- Textbooks will be turned in the week of May 11th, make sure you have completed any assignments you need your textbook for NOW. (start working on your study guide ASAP)
Week 1: 3/23-27 Personal Finance
Understanding Economics EC bookwork: Chapter 11: Financial Markets
Week 2: (3/30-4/3) Introduction to Macroeconomics
(was due April 5th, late assignments will be accepted for 1/2 credit)
Understanding Economics Chapter 12: Evaluating the Economy
Instructional Video: Macroeconomics
Reading: Keynes Reading Questions: Reading Questions
Video: Masters of Money- Keynes Questions Video Questions
Instructional Video: Econmovies: Back to the Future
Quiz Question: What is the difference between Real and Nominal GDP?
Week 3: (4/6-4/10) Macroeconomic Concepts
(was due April 12th, late assignments will be accepted for 1/2 credit)
Understanding Economics Chapter 13: Economic Instability
Instructional Video: Inflation and Bubbles and Tulips
Reading: Economic Bubbles Questions: Economic Bubbles
Instructional Video: Econmovies: Cars
Quiz question: What is the business cycle, and what are the normal phases?
Week 4: (4/13-4/17) Labor
(was due April 19th, late assignments will be accepted for 1/2 credit)
Understanding Economics Chapter 9 Labor
*This week's assignments involve lots of video's, but they are nothing like we have used before! They are very entertaining! This is a culmination of what we have learned in weeks 2&3. Be through with your answers!!
Video 1: Political Theory-Friedrich Hayek
Assignment: Fear the Boom and Bust Analysis
Video 4: Understanding the Rap- Russ Roberts (see picture below)
Assignment: Fight of the Century Analysis
Video 5: March of History: Mises vs. Marx
Week 5: (4/20-24) Money, Banks, & Monetary Policy
Complete TWO of the following three assignments. Due no later than Sunday, April 26th.
(your choices are Ch. 10-16 bookwork, The Great Recession reading, and The Fed Chair Game)
Understand Economics Ch 10-16 Monetary Policy
Activity: The Fed Chair Game How to Play the Game
Fed Chair Game assignment (print, complete, and turn in)
Play the Game (click here to play)
Week 6: (4/27-5/1) Fiscal Policy
Send ONE e-mail with both assingments no later than Sunday, May 3rd.
Understand Economics Ch 14-15 Fiscal Policy
Activity: The Fiscal Ship How to Play the Game
Handout: Governing Goals
Fiscal Ship assignment (print, complete, and turn in)
Week 7: (5/4-5/8) International Economics
Send ONE e-mail with both assingments no later than Sunday, May 10th.
Understand Economics Ch 17-18 Global Economics
Start the STUDY GUIDE (due 5/15)
Week 8: (5/11-5/15) Summing it all up!
Please e-mail the study guide no later than Friday, May15th.